Freelance Broadcast Project Manager

    • Boston, MA


We are in need of a highly motivated, operationally-minded and data-oriented leader to help continue to guide and strengthen our Broadcast TV team. This team drives the long-term strategy, scaling and day-to-day workflow for this large and diverse organization. This operations team has an appreciation for Creative, but is not creative itself. We are seeking bright, driven, well-rounded leaders to help us run Creative as a business, drive outsized performance for our stakeholder partners and wow our customers.


What you will do:

  •  Capacity planning, grounded in a data-driven demand forecast, validated with intuition
  • Organization planning and design (in collaboration with the Creative lead)
  • Process design and continuous improvement (currently grounded in Agile methodology)
  •  Capability assessment and gap analysis
  • Act as a liaison between marketing stakeholders, editors, producers and creatives to ensure the successful completion of projects
  • Strategically map creative resources to high quality work that drives our brand and business goals; oversee the end-to-end delivery of multiple high priority projects concurrently
  • Drive efficiencies across all aspects of our work, from intake to delivery, from upfront planning through to retrospective learning, in collaboration with the Creative leads and stakeholders
  • Stay organized while pivoting and refining strategies as priorities evolve over time
  • Be solution oriented and able to take ambiguous situations and formulate sound decision making


Job Requirements:

  • This is a 6 month contract position with potential to be extended
  • 2+ years’ experience in project management or a relevant professional field (management consulting or other professional services a plus)
  • Proven track record in taking ownership to deliver results within a fast-paced environment
  • Effective verbal and written communicator able to operate clearly in an ambiguous environment
  • Technical background or technical orientation (experience with SQL or other programming language is a plus)
  • Extensive knowledge of Excel required

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