Project Manager, E! News Digital Technology

Posted: 1/8/2019

Location: Universal City, California
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Role Purpose: Reporting into the Director, Project Management Office, the Project Manager’s primary ongoing responsibility is for management of projects. The PM will focus on meeting project commitments, including communications with sponsors, stakeholders, etc. They will lead or assist in the planning, implementation and introduction of projects for new systems and technologies.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead planning and/or implementation of projects. May participate in the design and/or testing phases.
  • Facilitate the definition of project missions, goals, tasks, and resource requirements; resolve or assist in the resolution of conflicts within and between projects or functional areas; develop methods to monitor project or area progress; and provide corrective supervision if necessary.
  • Work with project leads, managers and other stakeholders to define milestones, establish schedules, allocate tasks and access risk.
  • Interact regularly with existing or potential clients to determine their needs and to develop plans for improving delivery. Advocate on behalf of clients and represent clients' needs as appropriate to senior management. Work cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes.
  • Follow a defined, agreed upon project management methodology.
  • Present oral and written reports defining plans, problems, and resolutions to appropriate levels of management.
  • Create and maintain project documentation, project plans, wiki pages and/or reports.
  • Ability to take the responsibilities over an existing project in progress.


  • • BA/BS degree in Business or a Technical field
    • Minimum 5 years of relevant work-related experience in the digital entertainment, software development or other related technology team.
    • Minimum 2 years of experience with web technologies in fast paced technology or media industry.

    • Love learning something at work every day.
    • Fun, fast-paced, and open-minded with a strong entrepreneurial spirit.
    • Exemplary emotional intelligence with the ability to be calm in the face of adversity.
    • Professional communication skills and the ability to interface with multiple departments, clients, and vendors.

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    About E! Entertainment
    E! is the only global, multi-platform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 91 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S and 161 countries globally. “E! News” airs nightly on the network and is the leading multi-platform publisher delivering breaking entertainment news and pop culture coverage 24/7 across EOnline.com and all digital and social media. E! programming includes popular series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," "Total Divas," “Total Bellas,” "Botched," "Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry,” “Very Cavallari” and its newest late night topical series “Busy Tonight.” The brand’s robust digital programming slate includes “E! News’ The Rundown” “Face Forward” and “What The Fashion" on Snapchat. E!’s "Live from the Red Carpet" signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture's biggest nights and on November 11 E! becomes the home of the “People’s Choice Awards.” E! is a network of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. For more corporate information, visit www.nbcuniversal.com.

    E! News is the leading daily pop culture show, featuring the biggest and most-talked about stories of the day. Hosted by Jason Kennedy, E! News covers the day’s hottest topics in pop culture and entertainment in a fast-paced, social and entertaining way tailored to a young, hyper-connected audience. Airing in more than 160 countries, E! News boasts the youngest and most affluent viewership and is the only truly cross platform pop culture brand with a monthly reach of 80MM+ people across linear and digital in the U.S. alone.

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