Project Manager

New York, New York | Freelance | Job ID #63544 |
Posted Last Month

Our client, a Global Music Entertainment firm, is seeking a Project Manager to join them for a contract-to-likely perm engagement working EST hours.

What you’ll do

  • Manage localization projects for a product, marketing campaigns, CRM, e-mails, and web content, oversee localization and QA workflow, and make sure that every deadline is being kept.
  • Ensure work is done within budget and that vendors adhere to their service level agreement.
  • Share best practices and evangelize our localization efforts.
  • Review, prioritize, and track the resolution of bugs that affect localized product content quality and functionality.
  • Develop and implement processes to increase efficiency, and manage cost and time to market for localized versions.
  • Together with your teammates, research and incorporate industry best practices and innovation into our localization and translation strategy.
  • Test possible tools and technologies to enable the team’s strategic goals.
  • Give input to budget and follow up on costs related to translations.
  • Work on project retrospective with our stakeholders.
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and presentations.
  • Report to our Lead Localization Manager located in our New York HQ.


  • Solid experience as Localization Project Manager in a deadline-driven role with accountability for delivering projects with multiple components and multiple stakeholders and collaborators.
  • Previous vendor management experience.
  • Jira user.
  • Experience working with TMS, CMS, and other translation and content management tools.
  • Experience working with remote team members.
  • Excellent track record in delivering global products, and understanding of localization challenges.
  • Creative as well as a strategic thinker who can demonstrate strong organizational and management skills.

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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