Project Manager

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: Information Technology

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Description Position Overview We are looking for a Custom Senior Project Manager to join the custom content group of Crain's New York Business. Core competencies include solid communication skills, excellent organizational skills, high level of creativity and a passion for the vital and growing field of custom content marketing. This Senior Project Manager will be a key player at a growing, dynamic media organization and will work with the Director of Custom Content. The successful candidate must be able to adapt to an ever-changing and ever-growing organization which is branching out into new mediums rapidly. This position is based in New York and is full time. Responsibilities + Translate business objectives into marketing programs to drive revenue and grow market share. + Work with the Director of Custom Content on the execution of large-scale programs including multi-platform customer events for our advertisers as well as Crain's custom initiatives. These large-scale programs would include promotions across all platforms and an event execution. + Assist as needed, in the creation of compelling and attractive powerpoint presentations for custom pitches/proposals with a thorough understanding of appropriate deliverables, including custom digital solutions (including native advertising, content hubs/microsites, videos, newsletters, e-blasts, custom social media etc.), custom core competencies in print (advertorials/special sections/sponsored content), custom events, and custom whitepapers/custom research. + Tactically manage and support all execution of sold thru content programs (project management including: development of timelines, trafficking and review of materials, estimation of costs, working with freelancers/vendors, routing for client approvals and providing client recaps etc.) + Work with marketing department on the creation and maintenance of sell sheets for all custom programs (print, online and multiplatform) custom capabilities presentations + Maintain excellent vendor relationships with a large number of freelancers including journalists, copyeditors, and designers, event freelancers, venue contacts etc. + Digital project management: Oversee creation of html emails used to promote custom programs which will include responsibilities such as: overseeing design, overseeing copy and deployment Posting and content entry of custom documents online (experience with Drupal8) Campaign management of running custom digital content campaigns including some asset gathering (working with AdOps dept and also pulling some screen grabs and metrics) + Event project management: Work with Crain's custom team to finalize event details including date, honorees, keynote speaker, custom activations for clients, visual elements, registration/ check-in, transportation, staging and AV needs, staffing, budget and all details pertaining to venue and PR; develop production schedule, all timelines and run-of-show. Spearhead the liaison relationship with the chosen event venue for overall event flow, from walk-throughs to determine room(s) and set-up to event timing, contract negotiation, insurance needs, menu, d cor/florals, signage, AV needs, red carpet, VIP meet & greets and security. + Print project management: Work with the Custom Content Director on the execution of advertorials, special sections (route between journalists, copy editors and designers). Basic Qualifications + Bachelor's degree in mass communications + At least 2 years of work experience in a media setting + Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong writing (promotional and business) is a must + Experience leading the marketing and communication strategy for events + High level of attention to detail, very organized, strong project management skills + Have the ability to collaborate in cross-team environment and to work in an open office format + Must be very proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Preferences + Creative thinker, ability to develop new concepts and custom solutions based on strategic information provided and resources at hand + Be self-motivated, proactive team member + Excellent customer service attitude/professionalism + B to B experience preferred Brand Overview Crain's New York Business provides news, information and connections on all facets of New York through the prism of business. Crain's is the leading source of information on the New York economy, the companies and industries that operate here, and connections between government and industry. Crain's publishes daily news coverage on, weekly coverage in print, and three specialized online daily reports - Insider, Pulse and Real Estate Daily - providing scoops and inside information on politics, health care and real estate, respectively. Readers come to Crain's for in-depth coverage of the many industries that make up the fabric of New York's business community. Click HERE to visit us in our New York office. Company Overview Crain Communications has been at the forefront of the publishing industry for more than a century. Combining information with innovation, Crain delivers the story you can't get anywhere else. As a privately held company, we maintain a personal responsibility for elevating our work to be the best it can be. Every editor, reporter and correspondent at Crain shares the responsibility of ensuring the editorial independence and importance of our work. With an Audience First focus and uncompromising integrity, we strive to make a real impact for the individuals and industries we serve. While other media companies report the news, Crain gives it meaning. We add context to content, infuse information with insights, and initiate connections as well as conversations. Crain Communications offers a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, profit sharing, and a friendly work environment. This is a great time to join our organization -- a profitable, well established publishing leader. @CrainComm #CrainCareers #MyCrainView #CrainCares Follow Crain on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Glassdoor Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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