PROJECT MANAGER - WO NETWORK WideOrbit
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED About WideOrbit:
WideOrbit is the leader in advertising management software for Media companies, providing innovative, proven solutions for managing broadcast and cable operations. Our core WO Traffic software platform powers more than 2,300 stations and networks around the globe, managing more than $20 billion in annual advertising revenue. Our Radio automation software manages the content for more than 3200 Radio stations. WideOrbit is a fast growing, financially stable organization with more than $180 million in contract backlog and is funded by world class Venture Capital firms, Khosla Ventures, Mayfield Fund, Hearst Ventures and Greycroft Partners.
The national cable world moves quickly and when a network wants to implement our products, it needs a team that can help them get organized and design a system to meet their requirements. WideOrbit is looking for a Project Manager to consult with our clients and oversee large, complex implementation projects. Since our customers? demands upon our product are extremely varied and dynamic, the Project Manager will work very hands on with network clients directly and and educate customers on various configurations and/or customization while maintaining their confidence in selecting the best software product in the industry!
Here?s what you?ll be doing:
Leads the planning and execution of large, complex implementation projects.
Determines resource needs and works with department managers to identify and manage client project team members? responsibilities during the execution of the project.
Communicates delivery timelines and milestones through Project Plans to all necessary departments
Works with WideOrbit Department Managers, WideOrbit Project Team, and Client Project Team to ensure on-time deliverables, including delivery of General Acceptance software
Monitors and modifies Project Plans as necessary and communicates changes to WideOrbit and Client Project Teams
Pinpoints changes in resource or budget resulting from Project Plan modifications and communicates internally
Facilitates team and client meetings
Holds regular status meetings with project team and Director, Client Process Initiatives and Delivery
Escalates any concerns or risks to Director, Client Process Initiatives and Delivery
Conducts regular status meetings with client team and committee meetings with client and WideOrbit executives
Provides clients with progress reports and other project related reports
Ensures project documents are complete, current, organized and accessible
Manages client relationship and communication
Here?s what we?re looking for:
Ability to understand a client's business and goals for the project and quickly grasp business workflow and processes
Media industry experience. Experience working for or with a cable network channel is highly preferred.
Proven ability to be organized and show sharp attention to detail
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to lead a cross-departmental team
Knowledge proposal and inventory management systems used by national cable networks
Ability to build and maintain collaborative client relationships
Travel as necessary up to 50%
We would ideally like this person based in New York; however, we?re open to someone telecommuting or based out of one of our other offices with travel to New York in addition to the standard travel.
Compensation, Benefits and Perks:
Besides a competitive salary and great work environment, here are some of our additional benefits and perks:
Health insurance, options, company paid Health Reimbursement Account, sabbatical leaves, great vacation package, work/life balance, life event benefits, casual work attire, snacks and coffee in the caf-, and plenty of opportunities to grow!
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San Francisco, CA 94133
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We help media companies make more money
> 50M RaisedInvestors: Greycroft Partners
, Hearst Corportation
, Khosla Ventures
, Mayfield Fund All Jobs: at WideOrbit
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|Company Profile:||WideOrbit is the leading provider of advertising management software for large Media companies. WideOrbit's comprehensive product line helps clients manage the entire workflow of advertising sales, from placement and optimization through to invoicing across multiple media, including broadcast television and radio, media networks, digital and mobile. More than 3,000 stations and networks around the globe operate on our core Traffic software, and more than 3,200 radio stations are powered by our radio automation platforms. Major media companies (ABC, NBC, CW, FOX) use WideOrbit software to deliver nearly 5 billion ad impressions per day and manage more than 30 billion in annual advertising revenue. WideOrbit is a fast growing, profitable company that is funded by world class Venture Capital firms, Khosla Ventures, Mayfield Fund, Hearst Ventures and Greycroft Partners.|
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