Senior Manager, Publishing PM
Employer: HBO Job Posted: 2/7/2020
Location: Burbank, CA Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

The Publishing PM is responsible for setting up and executing a streamlined, efficient project management process for the publishing team within HBOMax, leading a strong team of PMs who will own the Publishing calendar and coordination with the editorial team to ensure the teams are lockstep. The Publishing PM will take action against concerns and roadblocks that hinder the execution of the product publishing calendar. To ensure a clear and cohesive process, the Publishing PM will continually communicate with the Publishing Strategist Lead to relay important updates and due dates that keep the publishing team on track.

The Daily

• Responsible for setting up an efficient process to manage the publishing calendar and publishing plans which includes publishing’s core assignments, due dates, budget estimates, hand offs between teams, prioritization, and potential issues for successful delivery
• Work closely with the team leads to ensure Publishing Business Managers are embedded into Features and Publishing Strategies team to support effectively
• Establish a reporting cadence inclusive of file structure, status meetings, and issues related to the publishing calendar
• Anticipate planning needs for upcoming features, new content, campaigns and content refresh cadence
• Leverage the editorial calendar, publishing schedule and features roll out plan to equip and set the path forward for Publishing Business Managers

The Essentials

• 5+ years of experience in project management
• Experience in a large program management and/or operations environment
• Knowledge of competitive landscape including SVOD and OTT services as well as deep knowledge of Content Management Systems (CMS)
• Understanding of project management processes and methodologies for governance and tracking
• History of managing projects from conception to delivery with a proven track record of delivering large, complex solutions
• Ability to quickly understand and operate comfortably within complex ecosystems
• Passion for developing new processes and assessing and improving existing processes
• Extensive experience setting scheduling vision and rolling out publishing processes
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Self-motivated and accountable

Nice to Haves

• Passionate about project management with a deep understanding of the video streaming industry and personalization space
• Highly capable of backing into a detailed project plan and inspiring others to execute against plan
• Executes against a vision via small, medium, and long-term projects
• Capable of being an excellent communicator and longer-term strategic thinker
• Thrives in a team that believes in working fast, accountability, and learning from mistakes
• Comfortable in a small, lean team, that requires you to get in the trenches to drive work forward and have a high output

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