Associate Project Manager - Ziff Media Group

Project Management Austin, Texas


Description

Position at Ziff Media Group

Associate Project Manager supports our PMO organization in gathering information and resources to assist in Project implementation.  The main duties would be maintain work schedules and meetings for the PMO team.  Organizing and participating in meetings to help ensure all deadlines for certain project or task are met.  

The ideal candidate will be communicative, enthusiastic,  and eager to take on responsibility and learn new skills.  PMO is working in a fast-paced organization and participating in a creative, and teamwork-oriented environment.  PMO organization has huge growth opportunity, we are looking for those who want to grow the PMO team for the long term in a dynamic, service-oriented technical environment.  

Primary Duties Include:

  • Fulfill various duties as assigned by the PMO team.
  • Work closely with Project/Program Managers to create comprehensive action plans concerning resources, budgets and timeframes for projects.
  • Manage resource allocations, forecast revenue recognition, track project status, and provide weekly status reports for assigned projects.
  • Participate in project meetings and propose improvements if necessary.
  • Evaluate potential problems and technical hitches and help develop solutions.
  • Plan and manage team goals, project schedules, and new information.  
  • Manage project-related administrative task by ensuring all necessary materials are current, properly documented and stored.  
  • Coordinate with all team members to keep workflow and updates on track.
  • Manage project-related administrative task by ensuring all necessary materials are current, properly documented, and stored. 
  • Assist PMO Director with project correspondences by preparing and reviewing project proposals, notes, meeting minutes, chats and emails.
  • Assist PMO Director with communicating with clients to identify and define project requirements, scope, and objectives. 
Qualifications
  • 1-2 years of experience in Project Management.
  • Ability to interact and communicate with diverse organizational teams.
  • Must be flexible, organized, detail-oriented and able to change direction on short notice and be a team player.
  • Ability to work on multiple programs & projects with program/project manager guidance.  
  • Quick leaner with ability to dive into project coordination activities as and when needed.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Associate degree (A.A.) or higher from college or technical school or 5+ years of related experience and/or training.
  • A strong team player who is collaborative, is optimistic and has a can-do attitude.
  • Prior training/experience with Agile/Scrum is preferred
  • Prior experience working in a PMO team preferred
  • Versed in Word, Excel, PowerPoint for various needs in reporting
  • MUST HAVE:  Exhibit strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to tailor messaging to the different levels of the organization in Business and Technical areas.   
  • Technical project knowledge/experience is preferred

RetailMeNot, Inc. (http://www.retailmenot.com/corp/) is a leading digital savings destination connecting consumers with retailers, restaurants and brands, both online and in-store. The company enables consumers across the globe to find hundreds of thousands of digital offers to save money while they shop or dine out. During the 12 months ended September 30, 2016, RetailMeNot, Inc. experienced over 675 million visits to its websites. It also averaged 19.2 million mobile unique visitors per month during the three months ended September 30, 2016. RetailMeNot, Inc. estimates that approximately $4.8 billion in retailer sales were attributable to consumer transactions from paid digital offers in its marketplace in 2015, more than $600 million of which were attributable to its in-store solution. The RetailMeNot, Inc. portfolio of websites and mobile applications includes RetailMeNot.com in the United States; RetailMeNot.ca in Canada; VoucherCodes.co.uk in the United Kingdom; ma-reduc.com and Poulpeo.com in France; and GiftCardZen.com and Deals2Buy.com in North America. RetailMeNot, Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the ticker symbol "SALE."

We offer an opportunity to be an integral part of a company that eagerly pursues disruption in its space to continue to drive innovation and lead the competition. Benefits of being an employee of RetailMeNot, Inc. include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Competitive base & bonus packages; Salary negotiable
  • Equity grants
  • Performance based rewards & recognition for your hard work and service
  • Very competitive benefits packages, including best-in-class parental leave
  • Open & flexible PTO
  • Cell phone & gym membership reimbursements
  • Fully stocked break room & onsite catered breakfasts & lunches multiple days/week
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Information

Individuals seeking employment at RetailMeNot, Inc. are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us align with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

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