Project Manager, WSJ. Custom Studios

Job Description:

WSJ. Custom Studios is looking for an incredible Project Manager that is responsible for managing all aspects of client service in the development and delivery of custom content marketing programs. These programs are rooted in the development of custom content that live across integrated campaigns with print, digital, and mobile/tablet aspects. Components of a program may include print special ad sections, enewsletters, mobile apps, websites, custom ad units, social, events and video. As the client relationship manager, you will drive the client and team through the phases of strategy, development, distribution and measurement and must be able to manage both tactical and strategic aspects of the project.


  • Maintain and grow customer relationships by gaining a thorough understanding of clients business and their objectives
  • Take a leadership role with internal edit, design, technology and production resources to deliver campaign components
  • Liaison with internal cross-functional teams on Ad Ops and Print departments for launch of campaign components
  • Review all strategy, copy and design based on a client’s marketing and business goals
  • Stay abreast of content marketing and native advertising trends in order to best service client accounts
  • Provide clear but thorough verbal and written communications to clients
  • Manage multiple projects and clients at a time
  • Identify opportunities for innovation and account growth
  • Develop detailed schedules, work plans and resource requirements
  • Proactively identify, manage and resolve issues and risks
  • Ensure project stakeholders and management are kept appropriately informed of project status and that there is sufficient record of meetings and decision-making
  • Participate and lead in client presentations

Position Requirements:

  • 3 years project management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree. Related field of Media Studies, Communications or Journalism a plus
  • Understanding of the nuances of content development and distribution across platforms
  • Effective team player with exceptional organizational and communication skills
  • Ideal candidate is a self-starter, confident, energetic, positive, focused, dependable, proactive, resourceful and possesses a “can do” attitude
  • Ability to work well under timeframe pressure, handling multiple projects at the same time and posting colleagues on progress regularly
  • Fluency with industry digital media terminology (eg. CPM, Impressions, SOV, SOW, GIF vs Flash), as well as will applications MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and Google Drive
  • Experience with third party vendors (Mediamind, Pointroll, etc.)
  • Familiarity with online ad-serving platforms (eg. Doubleclick’s Studio and Omniture) and experience with HTML, Flash and Photoshop
  • Willingness to learn development of new products across platforms
  • Some travel may be necessary
  • LI-JA1-WSJ

Company Overview:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets

Requisition ID 2016-28621

Job Locations USA – NY-NEW YORK

Job Function Project/Program Management


Job Area1 Sales

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