Join a fast-paced, multimedia sales team that understands how to talk about premium content and integrated solutions, as well as high impact campaigns and online sales.
The Sales team is dedicated to selling the products that help shape key business decisions around the world. From banks to government agencies, investment funds, accounting firms and more, you’ll take pride in selling news information, data, services and tools to leading companies and individuals across the globe, plus post-sales support for basic to advanced users.
Dow Jones, the world’s premier publisher of online business and financial news including The Wall Street Journal Online, Barron’s Online and MarketWatch, has an exciting career opportunity available as a Junior Project Manager within the Strategic Planning & Delivery (SP&D) team. As the Junior Project Manager, you will play a critical role in the functioning of the ad operations group. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of our internal operations, aiding in the implementation of new products and processes. The successful candidate needs to be able to communicate well at all levels of the business.
Daily tasks also include administrative or analytical tasks, maintain contact with vendors and company personnel, answer questions and concerns and enter project data. Responsible for all details of a project/task assigned to his/her supervision. The candidate will have the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects in a high volume/deadline oriented environment. Must coordinate people and processes to ensure that projects are delivered on time and produce the desired results. Training of our company systems and programs will be provided.
Create Project Plans
Develop concrete, detailed plans for a project, including the schedule, outlining the duties of each team members, identifying project goals, and setting a timeline for the project.
Collaborate with various teams and hold meetings to develop project plans and present them to upper-level management before starting the project.
Monitor Project Progress
Closely monitors each project, to ensure that projects remain on track, meet deadlines and develop according to plan.
Responsible not only for identifying project objectives, but ensuring that they’re met.
Report Project Results
Great communication skills and are able to easily adapt to changing circumstances.
Able to interact comfortably with both clients and other internal departments
Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office / Google Drive
Can communicate confidentially, is well organized and has a good sense of priorities
Strong organizational and time management skills
The ability to take initiative and drive projects with minimal supervision
This is a contract position.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .
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Business Area: MEDIA SALES
Job Category: Sales Ops/Planning/Support Group
Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).
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Req ID: 15254