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Project Manager, PBS KIDS (Hybrid)
• Intermediate Level
Under the direction of the Director, PBS KIDS Promotion & Brand Strategy, the Project Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of a multi-stage, brand-centric project. Major components of this individual’s responsibilities will be spearheading engagement with PBS member stations; managing the request for proposals process; and coordinating grant disbursements, as well as training, contracting and reporting. The Project Manager will also be responsible for project-related communications, serving as the primary point-of-contact for PBS member stations, the PBS Foundation and internal business units. The ideal candidate will have experience managing complex, multifaceted projects and working closely with a diverse range of collaborators.
Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Manage daily grant and project administration. This includes:
Serving as a compliance and subject matter expert on grant terms, funder agreement, PBS policies and PBS’ membership matrix
Acting as the primary point-of-contact with PBS member stations, internal business units like the PBS Foundation and Station Services, and with external vendors/agencies. Fostering relationships and building strong communication channels will be key
Developing and managing a detailed project schedule that identifies and sequences the activities needed to meet objectives
Ensuring all work is delivered on time, within scope, and within budget; provide regular reports on progress and key performance metrics. This includes quarterly reports and annual summaries
Documenting grant process and activities to comply with corporate policies, grant terms and funder requests
Maintaining a digital folder of grant-related assets (e.g. contracts, reports) that stakeholders can easily access
Managing project budget
Manage station engagement, including grant proposal and execution process. This includes:
Overseeing proposal development
Creating application process and managing applicant inquiries
Managing the grant disbursement process
Soliciting submissions through internal newsletters and intranet portals
Ensuring grant funds are distributed in a timely manner
Monitoring monthly expenses and awardee progress to ensure compliance
Support Marketing and Creative needs:
Collaborating with PBS KIDS Creative and Production teams to develop and execute strategy and rollout of brand assets created as part of the project
Collaborating with Legal and Marketing teams to implement contracting and brand management processes
Attending and participating in all brand, marketing, production and matrix team meetings related to this initiative. In many cases, the Project Manager will be on point to organize and lead these meetings
Other duties as assigned
Requirements for success:
3-5 years project management and/or grant management experience
Bachelors’ degree in business, communications, branding or a related field; equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
Excellent project management skills
Detail-oriented, analytical thinker with strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to make effective public presentations
Strong interpersonal skills to support relationships with member stations and internal departments
Experience identifying and reporting on key performance metrics
Experience managing budgets
An ability to learn new systems quickly, including adapting/improving processes for greater efficiency
Proven ability to work on multiple tasks with competing priorities
Demonstrated success working in a team environment with diverse groups of people
Adept in using Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Knowledge of project management tools and software
Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination required.
In this role you will work on a team that is responsible for bringing products and brands to life On-Air by creating the most authentic, compelling and educational presentation to ensure the HSN customer stays informed and engaged.
The Associate Category Producer develops and communicates the TV Production plan in regards to key messages, key features, key stories, and best practices for an assigned category. This includes developing the strategy for TSs, category specific events and brands to drive the on-air platform to meet HSN’s viewership and sales plans. Responsible for internal communication and collaboration with cross-functional teams and external communication with vendors and guests.
Who We Are
The Category Production team is made up of Category Producers and Associate Category Producers, a long-lead production group that develops the LIVE Show Programming Content and Presentations for HSN. This team is responsible for bringing products and brands to life On-Air by creating the most authentic, compelling and educational presentation to ensure the HSN customer stays informed and engaged.
Drive on-air stickiness and sales goals by leveraging previously successful best practices, techniques, identifying innovative and new methods and plans which result in achieving the stickiness strategy for the category.
Leverage Category Production expertise to initiate the development of the Production Plan for TV Production Team.
Analyze trends/data/information and influence the improvement of stickiness for a show, category or item, using viewership reporting, Customer Focus Groups and other sources.
Considering both Sales & Stickiness, determine the best practices (including demos) for an item to make for a successful presentation.
Strategy for story telling via support assets: Broll, Animation, graphics to support on-air presentations.
Accountable for developing and influencing the strategy for TSs, Category, Item Business, and Category specific events.
What You Bring
3 years' experience in a Broadcasting environment.
Bachelor’s degree in Television/Marketing or equivalent business experience.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite & windows-based systems.
Occasionally work nontraditional hours such as weekends and nights.
This position also edits newscasts and shoots stories in a compelling and brand-focused way to attract the largest audience available to the station's newscasts.
The general responsibilities of a Photographer/Editor include, but are not limited to:
- Editing Newscasts - Handling photography assignments - Completing photography assignments - Shooting - Editing - Operating live trucks - Helps maintain operational functions of editing and archive systems - Coordinating photography hardware setup and operation and maintenance, as required - Coordinates production and distribution of digital content
- High school diploma or equivalent - Associate's or Bachelor's degree strongly preferred - Must posses a valid CT Driver's License and good driving record - Ability to operate microwave and satellite vehicles and equipment - Ability to lift and carry 65-100 lbs. - Ability to work a flexible schedule - Must have excellent communication skills and thrive in a fast paced, live, breaking news room environment.
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Recruitment Manager, Animation Studios
Greater Los Angeles Area
• Intermediate Level
They will champion both the business and talent and will bring their leadership expertise to manage, streamline, and evolve our recruitment processes. Managing a team of 4 integrated talent acquisition Recruiters and 2 Recruitment Coordinators, this leader will assist in driving and executing the Studio’s talent strategy, leverage data to drive decisions, inform partners, and optimize our work while managing and developing staff. They will also play a key role in data, metrics, and reporting for all WDAS Recruitment activity. The Manager will help guide the candidate and hiring leader journey to ensure we’re delivering best-in class experiences. They will also support the development of key cross-segment relationships with TWDC Recruitment partners to support the hiring of roles that sit outside of the WDAS hiring team’s deliverables.
The Manager will report to the Sr Manager, Recruitment & Talent Development and play an essential role in advancing a diverse, accessible, equitable, and inclusive hiring practice. In alignment with our talent acquisition vision, day-day activities will entail people management, strategic process and reporting development, partnership with Department Management, Training, and HR to support talent development and onboarding, and ensuring impeccable recruitment follow-through.
Develop, optimize, and oversee end-to-end recruitment processes: job posting creation and strategy, applicant tracking, candidate sourcing, interviewing processes and training, candidate and hiring leader interactions and offer processes
Manage, coach, develop, support, and inspire an integrated team of recruiters and coordinators and promote a culture of inclusivity and engagement
Promote shared objectives and best practice sharing, team collaboration and group problem solving within the recruiting team
Partner successfully with Studio leadership, hiring managers, and recruiters to proactively identify hiring needs for respective functions
Ownership of requisition management, recruitment metrics and reporting
Oversee hiring road map and workflow; provide insights and recommendations based on recruitment metrics and patterns, identify and define best practices relative to hiring for different areas of the studio
Create and provide an excellent and consistent candidate experience
In collaboration with Talent Development, University Relations and Outreach, ensure workforce diversity, talent pipelining, next generation and critical needs are proactively prioritized and aligned to create a consistent and inclusive hiring and brand experience
Drive recruitment strategy for networking and social media connection to top talent
Consultative on industry trends including competitive intelligence. Remain current on competitor developments and talent trends; develop hiring strategies and processes accordingly
Stay current on labor legislation and trends; review and upgrade recruitment policies and processes as needed
Directly oversee Recruitment for specific teams/roles
1+ years of experience leading/managing a team with 5 -7 years of experience in a recruiting environment
Experience creating and executing innovative sourcing and recruiting strategies
Expertise in coaching, developing and maximizing team capabilities
Ability to develop strong working relationships with leaders and peers within the organization both within and across geographical markets
Strong consultative and partnering skills
Excellent written, verbal, analytical and presentation skills
High degree of integrity and honesty; demonstrated ability to exercise confidentiality and neutrality in complex and sensitive situations
Highly organized and disciplined self-starter
Remains grounded under pressure
Knowledge of computer graphics, animation, and/or production processes preferred
Experience in the entertainment field or a related field is a plus
This Marketing Producer will write, shoot, design, edit and produce amazing content for both syndicated content and ABC24/CW30 News promotion. In addition to the professional skills referenced above, our ideal candidate will be highly-motivated, team oriented and have a positive attitude that is always willing to learn new skills.
We are looking for someone who can write, shoot, design, edit and execute on multiple platforms and can think strategically and creatively while still meeting objectives/deadlines.
The ideal candidate should have hands-on experience in videography, photography, motion graphic design, and editing.
Marketing and/or branding experience is a plus.
Be comfortable working with the content team, station talent and creative marketing team.
11am-7pm shift primarily, but be willing to be flexible with work schedule.
Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
Physical Demands Set: Medium work: Involves standing prolong hours, stooping, bending, lifting/pushing up to 25 lbs.
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