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Advertising Project Manager

Publication or Company 
Industry  Advertising Agency, Book Publishing, Internet/Online/New Media, Magazine Publishing, Marketing, Other Publishing, Sales/Advertising Sales
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements We are currently seeking a Project Manager to join our New York based advertising project management team. In this position you will lead the execution of creative ad executions built in partnership between Hearst Magazines and our advertising clients. You will work collaboratively to scope and deliver projects with our advertisers, internal marketing, sales and operations partners. This includes detailing deliverables, estimating timelines and resource requirements. Your goal will be to efficiently manage the development process, successfully deliver advertising projects on time and exceed client performance expectations.

Responsibilities Include:

Plan, coordinate, and implement sold-in custom advertiser-driven campaigns across all Hearst websites, including,,,, and
Execute custom programs ranging from, but not limited to, rich media ad units, native offerings, sweepstakes/contests, videos, and homepage takeovers
Communicate and partner with internal teams (i.e. Sales, Marketing, Editorial, Design, Copy, Social, Legal) and third party vendors to create custom content and ad products
Lead client communication for all assigned programs
Build ad products using internal CMS system as needed
Troubleshoot issues discovered during QA, revising as needed
Implement click & impression trackers for custom elements
Manage expectations internally and externally regarding schedules, resources and budgets
Ensure that campaigns launch on time, deliver exactly what was sold, and exceed all given benchmarks by optimizing when necessary
Summarize and share results post-campaign


Minimum of 3-5 years experience managing advertising or marketing projects for digital execution
Knowledge of standard web applications, rich web technologies (e.g., Web 2.0, HTML,browsers, Flash, etc.)
Web tracking and reporting expertise using tools such as Omniture and GoogleAnalytics
Demonstrable expertise with QA tools and methodology
Very strong organizational skills and eye for detail
Ability to lead a cross-functional project team, juggle multiple projects at one time, and execute against firm deadlines
Strong relationship building and communication skills
Excellent writing skills

Additional experience desired:

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
Platforms: CMS, Omniture, DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP)
Familiarity troubleshooting technical problems in HTML, JS, Flash, HTML5
About Our Company Hearst Magazines is one of the world's largest publishers of monthly magazines, with 20 U.S. titles and close to 300 international editions. Hearst Television, which includes 29 television and two radio stations in geographically diverse U.S. markets