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Publication or Company Boutique Investment Research firm
Job Title Digital Project Manager
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Marketing
Salary Competitive
Benefits 401K/403B, Bonuses, Dental, Flexible Hours, Health, Profit-Sharing
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements An exciting opportunity to play a major role in transitioning a traditional financial publishing company into a digitally focused content provider. Our ideal candidate has worked in a fast-paced, customer focused environment.

Responsibilities:

• Manage projects from inception (design) to production launch/roll out.
• Work with the company’s business and editorial managers to translate strategic objectives into tactical projects; drive audience growth and conversions by melding user experience design, content strategy, engagement tactics, and marketing plans. Be able to track, rationalize and forecast such growth.
• Write requirements documents, define product features for the development team, and create budgets and schedules , as well as support plans.
• Create presentations for project stakeholders.
• Drive end-to-end development and production efforts by coordinating with Product Development, B-to-B Sales, Editorial, Technology, Customer Service and Marketing.
• Ability to manage and staff outsourcesd projects.
• Compose QA plans and oversee application testing; make go-live decisions.
• Post-launch, refine and optimize projects in light of post-launch testing; measure success against project requirements and marketing plans.
• Obsessive about organization, frequent communication to stakeholders, and experience to forecast implication of near-term decisions on future deliverables. Must be comfortable with boardroom presentations and other oral communications as well as digital.
• Articulate and document agreed upon requirements.
• Create clear communication channels with all members of the project team and upper management.
• Prepare for and run formal and informal team meetings.
• Assist in the development of building alpha and beta testing teams and work with beta customers.
• All aspects of project development including:
o Developing project estimates
o Developing project plans
o Preparing comprehensive project scopes (deliverables, schedules, budgets, risks,etc)
o Conduct project status meetings
o Prepare budgets and review bills.
o Develop and maintain critical issues documents
o Prepare and escalate all scope change documentation
o Assist in preparing functional specifications

Requirements:

• 7+ years managing Digital Projects
• 2+ years managing projects within product development
• Experience in a CMMI level 2 or 3 environment
• Expert in Project Development
• Excellent understanding and interest in all things interactive: You must be fluent in all types of development, from big site process to simple, quick banner production and new social platforms.
• Proven track record of launching cutting-edge interactive projects. You are experienced in working with a range of large budget projects with multiple work-streams and 3rd parties.
• Results oriented, organized, highly motivated and detail-oriented with a high level of energy/high sense of urgency.
• Master interactive / software process from an information architecture, interaction design, design and technical perspective. Strong hands-on wire-framing capabilities
• Basic HTML, XML, and CSS knowledge
• Knowledge of quality assurance process
• Ability to communicate with staff at all levels.
• Knowledge of branding
• Proven ability to leverage analytics to inform and influence decision-making
• Ability to navigate challenging situations and make quick decisions.
• Expertise in digital usability and best practices
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Experience working in a fast-paced and high growth environment
• Enthusiasm to develop new insights into situations and apply innovative solutions to make organizational improvements while encouraging creative thinking and innovation
• Entrepreneurial and analytical; effective at managing change in a fast-moving and constantly evolving business
• Ability to respond to changing market and consumer needs.
• Ability to understand and drive organizational change
• Ability to communicate effectively and set appropriate expectations
• Excellent project management, strong understanding of delivery management.
• Ability to formally report project progress to C level executives.
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