Job Description:

GBH enriches people's lives through programs and services that educate, inspire, and entertain, fostering citizenship and culture, the joy of learning, and the power of diverse perspectives.

 

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW

The GBH Creative team is comprised of some of the most innovative, collaborative, and talented people in our field. Together, we ensure that GBH’s communications are integrated, responsive, cost-efficient, and successful. We are the passionate, dedicated builders and protectors of GBH’s many iconic brands. Our ideas power GBH’s efforts to reach new audiences, increase the visibility of our programs and services, and foster the financial support that fuels GBH’s mission to educate and entertain. 

 

We’re seeking an experienced Project Manager to join our efforts. Working with the GBH Creative team, you will manage projects from intake through production and into the market. Superior project management and client services skills, along with tenacious attention to detail, will ensure we achieve our goals on time and on budget.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Senior Creative Director, the Project Manager will partner closely with our dynamic cross-functional team of designers, editors, animators, marketers, strategists, and other communication colleagues. Working together, we will bring our team’s ideas to life. 

 

Creative environments require a balance of freedom and discipline. The ideal candidate will provide the needed structure and order, balanced with an appreciation for the creative process. Humor, patience, and grace under pressure are all essential, as are exceptional interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Client interaction is a large part of the role, so candidates must also be adaptable and empathetic while still managing expectations, communicating clearly, being persuasive, and taking responsibility.

 

 RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Effectively and efficiently manage the flow of  projects through the department with an emphasis on strategic intent;

  • Prioritize and allocate project resources based on the timeline, scope, budgets, and project requirements;

  • Create strong, team-oriented relationships with internal and external stakeholders, providing frequent, relevant, and informative communication regarding project status

  • Manage multiple projects and deliverables simultaneously

  • Coordinate individual team members’ efforts toward a single larger goal while still being clear and specific about what is required from each individual

  • Proactively identify potential issues, bottlenecks, or process gaps that could jeopardize projects and then work in tandem with the team and other colleagues to resolve

  • Expedite processes and escalate issues appropriately to ensure projects are completed on time

  • Become a fierce and passionate protector of the GBH brand, fully embracing our brand guidelines, goals, and objectives, and integrating this understanding into all aspects of the group’s work

 

SKILL SET

  • Exceptional organizational skills and exemplary attention to detail, with a focus on deadlines and creative objectives

  • Ability to effectively manage time and resources to plan and deliver multiple ongoing projects effectively

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer relationship management skills

  • Experience developing and/or managing budgets and tracking expenses

  • Proficiency in IOs operating systems, Microsoft Office Suite, G-Suite applications, Slack as well as database and project management software

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong file storage management and archiving skills

  • Confident proofreading skills

  • Basic Atlassian JQL query coding skills

  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and associated design and production software and hardware

  • 2-4 years of experience working in design or video production project management or other relevant experience in creative project management.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, or equivalent experience

2-4 years of project management experience required.

 

JOB SPECIFICS

Staff Position

 

GBH is an equal opportunity employer. The community and audience we serve is diverse, and we wish to foster that diversity in our workplace. Toward that end, GBH does not discriminate against individuals in hiring, employment or promotion on the basis of race, religion, color, sex/gender, gender identity and gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap or disability, veteran or military status, political belief, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

Organization: 
Job Location: 
Boston, MA
United States
Job Category: 
Project Management
Deadline: 
Job Type: 
Full time
Hours Per Week: 
40.00