WebMD Magazine Operations Manager

Employer
WebMD
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary
Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted
Oct 18, 2019
Ref
Job ID 2019-1710
Function
Production
Metro Area
Atlanta
Duration
Full Time

WebMD is the most recognized and trusted brand of health information and the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and WebMD the Magazine. The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD, Medscape, MedicineNet, eMedicine, RxList, theheart.org and Medscape Education. Our consumer portals and mobile health applications provide engaging, relevant and credible health and wellness information, personalized health assessment tools and access to online communities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


The Editorial Operations Manager - Magazine will manage all day-to-day operational aspects of editorial content production and delivery to support the core WebMD Magazine and Point-of-Care products, and will
report to the Director of Editorial Development Operations.
 
Responsibilities:
-          Lead the on-time delivery of all editorial assets associated with WebMD’s core magazine and Point-of Care products
-          Work side-by-side with senior members of WebMD and Jobson to develop delivery strategies, define processes and workflows and identify efficiencies throughout all editorial phases of magazine content production
-          Create, monitor and update all work plans using Workfront and the defined workflows specific to WebMD’s content creation process
-          Provide regular status updates to senior leaders by clearly communicating about the different phases of work, as well as the dates, assets and any risks associated with each deliverable
-          Handle project related issues or questions and escalate when necessary; also facilitate the development of issue action plans where applicable
-          Ensure a seamless handoff between teams involved in content creation, including managing communication with team members across multiple locations
-          Escalate risk associated at project and task level; work across teams to develop and articulate risk mitigation & contingency plans
-          Responsible for identifying any resource needs or constraints and provide appropriate escalation where there are prioritization conflicts.  Communicate changes to their leadership team to inform forecasting and capacity planning
-          Maintain records of all assets and provide production reports as requested

Requirements:
-          Bachelor's degree in Journalism, English, or a related fieldor equivalent experience
-         5+ years of project management experience, print publication experience is a plus but is not required
-          Experience with Workfront or a similar workflow management tool
-          Must be able to effectively manage multiple projects at one time, proactively plan and troubleshoot on the fly
-          Outstanding judgement and decision making capabilities
-          Highly process oriented and organized, with strong attention to detail
-          Ability to be precise and minimize errors, reacting quickly to changing priorities
-          Strong written and verbal communication skills
-          Must have a keen sense of logistics and demonstrate an ability to work well with others