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Project Manager - Content Innovation

Remote | Burbank, California
Freelance | Job ID #67492 | Posted Last Month
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Our client, an entertainment company, is seeking a Project Manager to join the Content Innovation team.

Responsibilities:

  • Critical in tracking the progression of tasks, requests, approvals and documenting closure on a highly-visible, fast paced and complex project, spanning from creative design to technology procurement and implementation
  • Serve as a key point of contact for the intake of project related requests, including approvals, provide updates to the project team, assess priority and track detailed schedules and dependencies
  • Manage the day-today- operational aspects of project including scheduling, record keeping and task documentation and updates
  • Ensure clear reporting of project status including: timeline, milestone tracking, key blockers and issue identification to project team, and prep materials for stakeholder updates
  • Prioritize and escalate critical operational tasks, execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements, including maintaining central project documentation, notes and follow-up action items
  • Create workflow diagrams of project processes, including updating records for all vendor and stakeholder working groups and identify opportunities to streamline processes or improve efficiency
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current and stored appropriately to optimize security.
  • Skilled at shifting gears quickly, exceptional attention to detail, and ability to consolidate information, updates, and action items, while understanding the interconnectivities and priorities between each is critical to success
  • A strong understanding of personal bias and how to mitigate it, and an actively inclusive attitude and process

Musts:

  • B.S. in a related field is required
  • 4+ years of project management experience on large-scale, complexity and technologically advanced projects
  • Previous experience working in a content creation/production environment, on large-scale live events, or equivalent environment
  • Expertise in project management, ideally with experience in large scale live events, Film or TV production, or within a creative agency where there was a technology component required for execution
  • Experience managing teams to meet expectations for productivity, quality and goal accomplishment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; highest level of attention to detail and identifying potential issues based on past lessons learned on the project
  • Ability to work under pressure while managing multiple tasks and organizing work effectively
  • Good meeting facilitation skills and effective team player
  • Experience with project management tools, such as Smartsheet or MS Project, 5th Kind and or ZenDesk experience is a plus
  • Must be able to interact successfully with all levels of management and executive leadership
  • Ability to develop and present business concept via Keynote, or design capabilities a plus
  • Personal/professional integrity and proven discretion in handling confidential information
  • Ability to work effectively within a rapidly changing organization by influencing others without direct authority for them
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