Project Manager- Marketing Technology
Gannett is hiring a Project Manager Marketing Technology, who will be responsible for managing complex cross-functional marketing technology initiatives supporting growth and retention activities. The role requires a strong ability to partner with multiple internal stakeholders across Product, Data and Marketing leaders as well as external partners/affiliates to drive the deployment of new marketing technology and data platforms as per the marketing technology roadmap and enabling their optimal use.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Collaborate with cross-functional, dispersed teams to identify resources, define delivery timelines and effectively communicate project status
Assist in the definition/development of roadmap when working with Partners. Understands overall business strategy and translates complex technical concepts into actionable plans and goals.
Plan, prioritize and manage project scope, resources and budget
Work closely with internal and external stakeholders, including any third parties to gather and define business requirements.
Collaborate with stakeholders on delivery/timelines and resources required for timely completion of initiatives
Participate actively in marketing technology team meetings to understand team goals as well as upcoming challenges and help prioritize initiatives
Proactively maintains and manages project status updates using tools such Airtable/Confluence, etc.
Communicate with marketing technology team management, developers, product managers and technical support specialists on product issues and status
Participate proactively in developing and maintaining standards, tools, and best practices.
7-10 years of experience - in project management preferably managing marketing technology initiatives
Bachelor's Degree required in Business, Computer Science, Engineering or other technical discipline or equivalent experience
Understanding of software development lifecycles (i.e. Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall, Iterative)
Consistent track record of leading strategic projects combined with the ability to tactically execute project level activities and tasks
Experience planning, managing, and delivering small to large projects (often at the same time), and sometimes under daily timeframes
Strong communication and time-management skills with a demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
Excellent presentation skills - including experience presenting to senior management
Flexibility, resourcefulness, and attention to detail is a requirement
Results oriented, energetic and focused with a strong desire to learn and succeed
You will have leadership experience, top-notch organizational skills, a can-do work ethic, and the ability to connect with employees at all levels
Extraordinary project management skills with strong attention to detail, and a shown ability to influence and collaborate across all levels of the organization