ViacomCBS Director Project Management, Creative in Burbank, California
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB LOCATION: Burbank, CA
CBS Interactive, a division of ViacomCBS, is the world’s largest publisher of premium digital content and a perennial top 10 Internet company. CBS Interactive’s brands span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.
Properties include the websites, apps and streaming services of the CBS Television Network such as the CBS All Access subscription service, CBS News Digital platforms including the 24/7 digital news network CBSN, and CBS Sports Digital brands including the 24-hour streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ, as well as digital-first properties in key content verticals, including CNET, ZDNet, TVGuide.com, GameSpot, Last.fm, Metacritic and Chowhound.
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The year ahead for ViacomCBS is an exciting one. Our new broad pay streaming product will expand CBS All Access by adding the company's scaled assets in film and TV, including world-renowned brands, and reaffirm and expand the value of entertainment, news and sports — through on-demand and live experiences — for audiences around the world. To help us navigate this rapid expansion, the CBS All Access Creative Marketing team is actively seeking a Director of Project Management to work cross-functionally with internal teams, partners, and agencies to drive continuous process improvement, ensure project briefs are effective and complete, and deliverables are achieved. We are looking for a quality individual who has solid experience streamlining creative workstreams, leading highly-complex projects and helping to bring them in on time and on budget. It is important that this individual takes initiative, enjoys digital product development in a supportive team environment and wants to have fun.
Collaborate across functions to ensure successful implementation of new operational processes and continuous improvement
Analyze multiple simultaneous projects and report metrics around project volume and what’s been accomplished by using data to drive decision-making
Supervise creative project workflow by planning, tracking, managing and driving all steps in the creative life cycle, including dependencies
Lead communication of timelines, status updates and potential risks to the project team. Partner with internal teams to identify issues early and suggest workable solutions
Identify weaknesses in project management systems and work to improve them
Work with agencies, the internal creative group and creative marketing teams to assess initial requests for information, project parameters, priority scheduling, and creation of all deliverables against established deadlines and marketing strategies
Manage and liaison with other Project Managers
Take notes in meetings, gathering feedback, and facilitating consolidation
Partner with agencies and marketing teams within ViacomCBS to help drive the expansion of CBS All Access
Help streamline project management workflows and processes
Develop project timelines for creative coming from external creative agencies and in-house teams
Ensure results from creative testing is shared with design and product teams
What you bring to the team:
Significant experience working in production management/digital marketing/creative agency and/or professional services/consulting
Proven history of leading complex projects with tight deadlines and multiple dependencies
Comfortable working cross-functionally with multiple partners at all levels of a corporate organization
Adaptable and able to change gears quickly and nimbly when changes happen to process and projects through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
Able to foresee potential risks or communication conflicts and / or gaps and proactively work to mitigate challenges
Superb verbal and written communication skills to relay information simply and clearly to creative marketing and cross-functional departments
Ability to see the big picture while also focusing on the details
Calm, balanced, level-headed, and collaborative in nature
You might also have:
Extensive JIRA and project management software experience
Project Management certification(s)
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