Program Manager - Direct to Consumer, New York City, New York

Created 01/12/2019
Reference 106853637
Country United States
State New York
City New York City
Zip 10002

Discovery Communications


Requisition ID 21725
{}Career Category IT & Technical Operations
Posted Date 2019-01-11

Location US-NY-New York City
Type Company Employee Full-Time

Position Summary:


The Program Manager will be a key contributor to the Business Operations team, responsible for the delivery of existing digital programming and marketing campaigns for the D2C business. This role will provide the team with strategic, analytical, development, product and project management expertise on complex work-stream projects.

This role will lead projects with a high degree of collaboration in a heavily matrixed and geographically diverse organization. The role requires strong project management and problem-solving skills, as well as strong analytical, communication, and cross-cultural management experience.



Responsibilities:


1. Create, maintain and execute against targeted Playbooks for programming campaigns across multiple networks
2. Provide direction
3. Manage the day to day coordination for entertainment marketing campaigns and launches across programming, editorial and marketing
4. Run daily /weekly standups and manage an iterative product development process with team leads as needed
5. Own all project reporting including status and risks and issues (with input from local offices).
6. Ensure each team in the delivery lifecycle has assets to hand and deliver according to your plan.
7. Prepare and present project status updates as required, including to executive stakeholders
8. Agree and introduce new processes as required to ensure timely delivery.
9. Be attentive to detail and possess a high-degree of follow-through.
10. Proven understanding of all key disciplines required as part of a project delivery



Requirements:


* At least 5 years of experience working as a Sr. Producer, project or program manager within a digital organization is a plus
* Experience in a project management role delivering high profile, scalable digital products.
* Proven ability to lead and run multiple complex projects/programs from planning, design and development through to production.
* Experienced in delivering projects across multiple leaders.
* Experience in broadcast media or media strongly preferred but not essential.
* Team Oriented, self-starter: ability to work in a team as well as to work and lead efforts independently.
* Fluency in digital and technical terminology, comfortable working with technology and development teams.
* Strong presentation and communication skills; ability to interface with business customers at all levels of the organization.
* Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills.
* Must have legal right to work in United States.

New York City, New York, NYC, NY



Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

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* At least 5 years of experience working as a Sr. Producer, project or program manager within a digital organization is a plus
* Experience in a project management role delivering high profile, scalable digital products.
* Proven ability to lead and run multiple complex projects/programs from planning, design and development through to production.
* Experienced in delivering projects across multiple leaders.
* Experience in broadcast media or media strongly preferred but not essential.
* Team Oriented, self-starter: ability to work in a team as well as to work and lead efforts independently.
* Fluency in digital and technical terminology, comfortable working with technology and development teams.
* Strong presentation and communication skills; ability to interface with business customers at all levels of the organization.
* Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills.
* Must have legal right to work in United States.

New York City, New York, NYC, NY

Employer Discovery Communications

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