Web Project Manager
CSMonitor.com is the web component of an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage to readers worldwide. With 45-55 monthly pageviews and growing, CSMonitor.com also offers other digital products such as a mobile optimized website, email newsletters, daily PDF deliveries, a full digital edition, and issues available on all major e-readers.
With such a breadth of digital offerings, and with the continued growth of the Monitor's digital presence, this position offers the opportunity to be involved with all stages of web project management, from concept to execution.
About this position:
The successful Project Manager will be a combination project manager, product manager, and relationship manager with solid customer-facing and back-end integration experience. The ideal candidate must have 5 to 8 years of experience managing web or IT projects. They need to be able to work with management and across departments to gather and document detailed project requirements, tightly managing scope and deliverables, owning project budgets and profitability. There is a major focus on documentation, process, and communication with internal clients and staff. The ideal candidate will be able to manage client expectations while delivering high quality work from our design and development staff. The project manager will have a solid understanding of existing and emerging digital technologies and multimedia capabilities as they will be responsible for managing website, mobile and/or related projects that involve application design and development.
- Develops, implements and manages the project plan; ability to create detailed workbreak-down structures
- Day to day management of projects from initiation through implementation anddeployment
- Manages change and evaluates risks and assesses potential impacts on project delivery
- Communicates status of project to the team and client
- Ensures changing resource and project requirements are communicated to all membersof the project team, and that the changes are understood by all members of the team
- Responsible for resource allocationOversee the successful delivery of assigned website projects by acting as the liaisonbetween the client stakeholders and our development resources
- Must have strong understanding of emerging technologies, standards, and bestpractices for website development
- Must have excellent analytic and problem-solving skills with the ability to analyze complex problems and propose practical solutions
- Leads cross-functional teams, including designers and developers
- Prior working knowledge of: web analytics software, search engine optimization, mobile and mobile applications, content management systems, social marketing and media a plus.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Marketing, Business or other related discipline required
- 5 to 8 years direct experience managing web or IT projects
- Excellent written and verbal skills required
- Effective negotiation and conflict management skills
- Solid understanding of website development
- Strong analytical and technical skills with sharp attention to detail
- Adept and rapid problem-solving and critical thinking essential
Benefits and Perks:
- Exciting and challenging work environment in the heart of Back Bay
- Generous medical, dental, and vision coverage
- 15 days paid vacation per year
- 12+ paid holidays off per year
- 403(b) plan with employer matching
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Summer Intern - Web Analytics
Overview: The Monitor is looking for a web analytics intern who is excited to take part in the major changes occurring in digital media today and thinks about things from a numbers perspective. If that sounds like you, join us to help us build out and enhance our analytics practice.
We're digging into our data to understand our audience better. The intern will learn all aspects of the web analytics department, from generating standard reports/dashboards to audience segmentation analysis and A/B testing on the website, this internship has a little bit of everything.
Experience it will afford: This position will use data to track and communicate key metrics and insights to the company, support the publishing team with analysis around social media and content consumption, and drive small web analytics projects that help the Monitor compete in the ever-changing digital media world. It will provide a real-life view of how statistics, mathematics, and economics all drive business decisions at the Monitor.
Responsibilities: The Monitor is looking for a critical thinking and inquisitive intern who will work within our Analytics team to help with data reporting and analysis. Primary responsibilities will involve maintaining dashboards, communicating insights from trends, diving into our data to perform audience segmentation, helping with ad hoc requests for analysis, and supporting the A/B testing program. As analytics are becoming a core part of our business, this role will provide many valuable opportunities to develop experience with business intelligence and web analytics, as well as an extensive introduction to digital media and internet business.
- Current college junior/senior seeking degree in math/statistics, business, economics, or computer science.
- Strong Excel and data analysis skills required.
- Understanding of web analytics and data platforms (such as SiteCatalyst or Google Analytics) a plus.
- Must be able to communicate data analysis in a clear and accurate manner to anyone.
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The Christian Science Monitor is a 24/7 news website with a global readership. The Monitor also publishes a weekly news magazine, which includes both material unique to the print product and stories that also appear on the Monitor's website. The Monitor offers a highly selective internship program.
Interns have an opportunity for hands-on experience in a range of departments - the US and world news desks and various features areas. Activities may include writing short items for the paper or website, doing research, and assisting the photo and graphics departments. It may also include some everyday office-management tasks. At the discretion of the editors, interns can assist with editing and contacting correspondents and contributors, as well as reporting their own stories. Generally, the minimum time requirement for paid or academic-credit internships is 35 hours a week.
- Applications for our summer internships are due January 1st.
- For fall internships, July 15.
- For the winter/spring semester, Oct. 15.
- To apply, please contact the Internship Coordinator, and send a resumé, cover letter, and clips to:
The Christian Science Monitor
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