As the IT Project Manager II , you must be organized, patient, and an excellent communicator. You should understand traditional and emerging technologies, ask all of the right questions, take pride in successfully managing all projects -- big and small -- to completion, and work well with others. This is a great opportunity for an experienced internet project manager (self-starter/go-getter) who wants to help us refine and improve upon our current internal processes.
Define the scope of large projects with the product development team and day-to-day (affiliate-focused) projects with the affiliate relations team (goals, deliverables, and schedule)
Serve as the main affiliate technical contact on projects, clarify strategic requirements, explain complex ideas clearly, and manage expectations
Create spec documents and flowcharts for large-scale internal projects
Clearly communicate project issues and resolution to the client and internal team members
Play a dual role of affiliate advocate and Press+ tech advocate
Manage the implementation and maintain all analytics requirements for internal and external use
Ensure all affiliate deliverables are of the highest quality
Ability to work independently and as a team member
Effectively communicate tech requirements to the tech management team
Manage a priority list for internal large-scale projects and review with senior management on a monthly basis
Keep projects on track through issue tracking, status reports, and other documentation
2 years experience as an internet project manager, interactive producer or quality assurance analyst
Experience creating spec docs, flowcharts and MS Project plans
Familiarity with web development technologies
Experience working with Google Analytics and/or Omniture analytics solutions
Experience managing clients on project scope and delivery
Experience working directly with internal management and software developers
Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
Experience with JIRA or similar bug & issue tracking software
Bachelor's degree or equivalent required
Nice to have:
Prior experience with hands-on front-end or tech development
Basic ability to code in HTML and CSS
Proficient in Photoshop
Sense of humor
Press+, founded by journalist and entrepreneur Steven Brill and former Wall Street Journal Publisher Gordon Crovitz, is a technology platform that enables news publishers to ask their most engaged readers to subscribe for full access to the online journalism they value. The organization was acquired by Fortune 500 Company RR Donnelley and is aggressively hiring for rapid growth.
If you would like to work in a fun, dynamic, start-up-like environment without concerns about funding or security, this is the place for you. We work with cutting-edge technologies, encourage innovation and ideas from all of our staff members, and foster a collegial, team-oriented atmosphere. RR Donnelley offers competitive compensation and benefits, including but not limited to health insurance, dental insurance, and a 401k program.
RR Donnelley is a global provider of integrated communications. The company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide...