Job Summary: The Project Manager Advertising Product Innovation will primarily focus projects on bringing to market true TV and digital solutions across AT&T’s owned and operated inventory as well as partner inventory. AT&T is well positioned as the largest pay TV provider in the US and one of the largest mobile carriers to lead the market in cross screen advertising. This role will work with AT&T’s ad sales, business development, inventory partners and vendors to effectively drive audience based sales across screens informed by data.
Overall Purpose: Performs non-technical project or program management work focused on internal AT&T projects or programs. Typically manages these projects/programs from ideation through delivery. The incumbents are responsible for meeting the project/program requirements by applying project management skills, tools, and techniques to manage the project/program scope, quality, schedule, budget, resources, and risk.
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
Partners with Business Development as well as Digital and TV product teams to pursue new, innovative solutions and aids in the vetting process, value proposition and readies project documents for moving forward to an end-to-end project
Conducts end to end project management of multiple large projects and may also manage sub-components of a large program
Leads cross functional teams to complete projects or program deliverables within allotted timeline and budget
Identifies key internal/external stakeholders necessary for project completion and develops overall strategy for executive of high value projects/program
Defines project/program scope and objectives, guides activities of a project/program team including delegating tasks to team members, identifies resources, and establishes master timeline for deliverables
Projects/programs are very complex in nature, rarely follow a repeatable framework, typically span multiple business units or are company-wide, and require a high level of analysis to create project/program plans for new concept projects/programs
Works with external vendors and internal stakeholders to champion project(s) across the entire organization
Develops detailed work plans, schedules, estimates, resource plans, and status reports
Conducts project/program meetings and is responsible for project/program tracking and analysis
Ensures adherences to quality standards and reviews project/program deliverables
Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables
Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team
Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of major problems
Communicates to client/vendors/leadership
Education: Prefer Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Administration degree or equivalent experience. PMP Certification and prior industry experience desired.
Experience: Prefer 5- 8 years’ experience.