Digital/Social Project Manager - Entertainment

Los Angeles, California | Freelance | Job ID #64529 |
Posted Earlier this month
 

Our client, a TV Network, is seeking a Digital/Social Project Manager to join the Digital Media team. We're looking for candidates with the following skill set and experience to fill the role. 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage digital projects that help bring awareness and interest to TV network primetime shows with projects range from ideation, content creation, paid media, social media, Augmented Reality such as Snapchat, Facebook, or Instagram’s lenses/masks to any new technology that evolves the digital landscape.
  • Work closely with Creative Directors and both in-house and out-of-house designers to execute creative vision into reality.
  • Shepard the entire cycle of these projects, including securing stakeholder approvals from kickoff to delivery, facilitating brainstorm sessions with internal and external creative teams, communicating with partners in social media and paid media build out campaign milestones and deliverables, and managing internal and external resources to ensure projects are completed on-time and on-budget.
  • Hands-on project management from concept through execution, including the Discovery Phase (strategy, brainstorm, department buy-in), the Design Phase (design, animation, copy, integration), the QA Phase, and the Delivery Phase
  • Track inflow of projects and assigns them accordingly to creatives by providing pertinent information and assets
  • Liaison between external business owners (social media, paid media, multi-platform distribution, synergy, design teams), external technology and media partners (Facebook, Google, Snapchat, Twitter, etc.), external design vendors, and internal design talent.
  • Communicate clearly and efficiently between external and internal talent, allowing direction, assets, and knowledge to flow between groups
  • Oversee and schedule allocation of internal resources of in-house designers for all creative content projects, including self-ran projects and those by less-senior personnel.
  • Identify when additional resources are needed (freelancers and agencies) and coordinate the discovery, vetting, and hiring process.
  • Work within workflows and processes of the department (proper project management tools, resource tracking tools, ticketing tools, and creative review tools)
  • Identify when new workflows are needed in an ever-changing digital world and work closely with the VP of Design Operations to implement new processes.
  • Track budget spendings based on budget parameters pre-established by the department head.
  • Identify budget and scope creep and notify senior personnel.

Experience: 

  • 5-7 years experience ideally with an agency or studio. Entertainment (TV or Theatrical) background.
  • Direct experience working with creative teams, managing and assigning projects to Designers.
  • The ideal candidate has experience running AR projects such as Facebook, Instagram, or Snapchat lenses but most of the work would lean social content (Motion & Static)
  • Able to juggle multiple projects at any given time
  • Strong communication skills able to interact with artists and executives

​Does this sound like you? Apply today! 

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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