Mid Level Project Manager

  • New York, NY
  • Full-time

Company Description

Refinery29 is the cornerstone of fashion, beauty, and shopping for a new generation. Combining daily local newsletter editions and a website that serves as a global style hub, Refinery29 offers the only 360-degree source for shopping, exclusive deals, trends, beauty news, local hot-spots, and at-home sneak-peeks of fashion's finest. At Refinery29, great style isn't just a one-way obsession—it's a fast-changing world where readers talk, designers, brands, and shop-keepers engage, and great fashion influences everything.

Job Description

We are looking for a proactive, assertive and detail-oriented project manager who can manage all projects within the design department, effectively and efficiently ensuring multiple deadlines are met on a daily basis while driving the success of the department strategy.

 

Role and Responsibilities: 

  • Receive, review and add to the workflow any design requests from editorial, pre-sale and marketing
  • Ability to manage a high volume of quick turnaround deliverables 
  • Work with the lead Producer to allocate design resources amongst a team of seven designers
  • Track progress on assigned jobs, ensuring all deadlines are met as scheduled
  • Troubleshoot any issues and escalating as necessary
  • Evolve internal process and best practices
  • Work closely with the creative director to manage design department budget 
  • Evaluate pipeline with lead Producer to forecast workflow and potential freelance needs
  • Establish a relationship of trust and credibility across departments within R29
  • Understand the risks and challenges but be able to respond and manage them as well

 

Qualifications

  • 3-4 years of prior project management experience within an established digital company, online media publication or ad agency
  • A strong understanding of design and digital 
  • Must have a strong sense of accountability in the success of not only just themselves, but that of their teammates
  • Must be proactive, self-confident, team oriented and positive
  • Experience managing creative teams/or designers and allocating creative resourcing
  • Solid track record of successful project delivery from start to completion
  • Must have exceptional communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple deadlines
  • Must be process oriented with exceptional attention to detail 

 

Additional Information

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