As Dow Jones expands its footprint and builds new audiences and engages with them where they are, we are seeking a Project Manager, Platforms to be part of our growing business. Reporting to the Business Manager, Platforms, the position is in the Partnerships team which is part of New Ventures. This position will focus on managing projects with our partners, such as Google, Apple, Facebook, that grow our business and relationships across Dow Jones. You will be part of a trailblazing team, poised to get our world-class journalism in front of potential new subscribers. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in project management or project coordination, excellent communication skills, media and subscription marketing, and proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple obligations and competing priorities.
Manage the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of complex, cross-functional projects
Monitor and report on project progress to stakeholders
Create in-depth Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and project plans with interdependencies and a defined critical path
Create and maintain resource plans ensuring effective resource allocation and distribution across portfolio of projects
Utilize project management tools and techniques to improve execution and drive efficiencies.
Proactively manage changes in project scope
Effectively create and execute risk management plans
Manage the quality and timely execution of deliverables across projects
Ensure profitable and successful execution of all assigned engagements as measured by KPIs and OKRs
Minimum 4 to 6 years of project management experience. PMP certification is preferred but not required
Experience with a top consulting firm is preferred but not required
Experience with a subscription-driven business, large tech platforms or media companies is preferred but not required
Bachelor's Degree in Business, IT, or related field or “equivalent experience”
Knowledge of both the theoretical and practical aspects of project management
Experience with strategic planning and change management
Experience with risk management; demonstrated ability to communicate appropriately to leadership
Ability to work independently and aggressively track to project timelines
Excellent documentation skills and attention to detail
Experience with using the G-Suite projects (Gmail, Google Sheets, Google Docs, etc)
Excellent problem solving, and critical thinking skills
Demonstrated communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation)
Proficiency with project management and presentation software
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .
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Business Area: NEW VENTURES
Job Category: Data/Content Group
Req ID: 27302