iHeartMedia Jr. Project Manager in New York, New York
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The audio revolution is here – and iHeart is leading it! From broadcast radio to digital streaming radio to podcasting, audio continues to grow – and iHeart, which reaches 90% of Americans every month, is the #1 audio company in America across every one of those platforms. We’re the home of many of the country’s most popular and trusted on-air personalities and podcast influencers; we build important connections with hundreds of communities across America; we create and produce some of the most popular and well-known branded live music events in America; and we have the only complete audio ad technology stack in the industry for all forms of audio, from on demand to broadcast radio, digital streaming radio and podcasting. Only one company in America has the #1 position in everything audio: iHeartMedia.
If you’re excited about this role but don’t feel your experience aligns perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. At iHeartMedia we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace and are looking for teammates passionate about what we do!
What We Need:
TheStudio at iHeartMedia is seeking a Junior Project Manager for our Copy and Audio Production team who is detail-oriented, reliable, and a highly organized team player. We are looking for a leader to help lead the team in a fast-paced, collaborative, and creative department in New York or Nashville. You love to work with a team and have a general understanding of all types of Copy and Audio Production needs for Advertisements including working with Audio Producers, Copywriters, SAG and non-union talent, Podcast, Pharma, vendors, and internal stakeholders. This role will be paired with a Project Manager and will report directly to the Director of Project Management.
What You'll Do:
Detailed List of Responsibilities:
Work with Director of Project Management with all projects needs for Audio Advertisements.
Manages Audio Producers on projects for Brand Spots, Jingles, Broadcast Promos, Podcast brand spots, Adlets, and general Audio Production.
Collects all assets for producers - VO and Music Bed specs, creative direction, audio (if spots include clips or specific music bed), SFX, and any other information needed for the final audio product.
Create production timelines for both Audio teams.
Create and track budgets.
Set up and conduct Kickoff/Briefing calls with clients (if required)
Manage AE’s and talk them through audio process and our capabilities.
Manages and creates hard cost tickets for non-union projects.
Track, Process, and reconcile all hard cost for vendor account invoices to TheStudio.
Manage communication, timeline, and deliverables with third party vendors:
Respond to incoming project requests and inquiries from Sales, Marketing, Client Partnership teams in an efficient and timely manner.
Music Bed Production
Manage and document project assets and work-flow.
Work closely with Producers and Copywriters on all projects.
Notify Director of any project issues or challenges.
Ensure all milestones and deadlines are met.
Create and maintain internal audio deliverable trackers/reports.
Manage multiple jobs simultaneously.
Work effectively with teammates.
General office duties as needed.
Assist in quality control of assets before delivery.
Work with Director of Project Management of the Copy and Audio Vertical to evaluate bandwidth and manage resource management
What You'll Need:
Prior experience at advertising agency, production company, or entertainment company
2+ years of experience of post-college experience managing projects, coordinating teams, and/or other planning-related duties, preferably in media.
A strong understanding of agency processes, including copy and audio production.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Exceptional organizational and teamwork skills.
Strong sense of urgency with sensitivity to time pressures and multiple deadlines.
Natural leadership ability and skills - knows when to take charge and when to delegate.
Understanding of relevant social media platforms and their requirements.
Able to work successfully with teams, handling multiple projects and meeting tight deadlines under pressure.
Aptitude for leadership and problem solving
What You'll Bring:
Respect for others and a strong belief that others should do this in return
Accountability for own work and desire to provide guidance to new team members
Ability to contribute to several projects at the same time under a moderate level of direction
Application of objective judgement, technical skills and prior experience to solve business problems
Strong written and verbal communication skills, including a knack for explaining complex information in a straightforward manner
Desire for continued knowledge sharing and learning
Understanding of impact of own decisions
Salary to be determined by multiple factors including but not limited to relevant experience, knowledge, skills, other job-related qualifications, and alignment with market data.
$58,500 - $71,500
New York, NY: 125 West 55th Street, 10019
iHeartMedia’s benefits offering is flexible and offers a variety of choices to meet the diverse needs of our changing workforce, including the following:
Employer sponsored medical, dental and vision with a variety of coverage options
Company provided and supplemental life insurance
Paid vacation and sick time
Paid company holidays, including a floating holiday that enable our employees to celebrate the holiday of their choosing
A Spirit day to encourage and allow our employees to more easily volunteer in their community
A 401K plan
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at no cost – services include telephonic counseling sessions, consultation on legal and financial matters, emotional well-being, family and caregiving
A range of additional voluntary programs, such as spending accounts, student loan refinancing, accident insurance and more!
The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.
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iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – we specialize in radio, digital, social, podcasts, influencers, data, and events across the nation and provide premier opportunities for advertisers.
Visit iHeartMedia.com to learn more about us.