Senior Project Manager - Broadcast Media Content Delivery in New York, NY at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 2/17/2021

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Job Description

Our Fortune 500 Media Client is seeking a Senior Project Manager to help with their content delivery initiatives.  The role will be specifically focused on Coordination of Programming deliverables for their international subsidiary. 

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.


  • Coordinating with content scheduling PM to ensure content is being delivered to MPX per the defined schedule
  • Coordinating with production design and production assistant teams to track and manage the requisite images assets and metadata
  • Work with video-ops PM (Joseph) to help identify issues related to content delivery failure (missing content, broken content etc.) and log them with the appropriate upstream teams
  • Partnering with video-ops PM and maintaining a comprehensive tracker of all content related issues pertaining to production, MPX and upstream workflow (content needing re-push)
  • Managing content QC testing efforts with external vendor; this includes tracking the QC testing progress, sending daily summary reports to stakeholders on QC efforts, logging any platform or video related issues in the right JIRA queues, tracking content programming completeness and reporting on that etc.
  • Release Management – Identify and log dependency tickets with respective teams, track ticket progress and follow up where needed, define project timelines, track any risks or impediments affecting deliverables, provide regular stakeholder updates
  • Feature Development – Coordinate feature discovery sessions, log dependency tickets with requisite teams, facilitate tech review meetings, track feature development work, schedule feature review and sign-off, etc.
  • JIRA Administration – Review tickets with the team on a weekly basis and update them as needed, ensure ticket administration like story points, epic links etc, follow up with stakeholders on tickets ready for acceptance, help unblock team with impediments affecting sprint, JIRA workflow automation
  • PMO Duties – Create and maintain runbooks/checklists as needed, conduct regular scrum of scrum meetings, facilitate quarterly PI planning activities, create and manage project hubs, etc.


  • 7+ years' of Project / Program Management experience
  • Must have prior experience as a Scrum Master
  • Must have Broadcast / Cable Media Industry experience
  • Media CMS / Content Delivery experience is required
  • Should have Release Management experience
  • Must have proficiency in Atlassian products (JIRA, Confluence) is a must and additionally should be able to run reports and track activities in spreadsheets
  • Must have strong project coordination skills and should be able to work with several teams and efficiently track their deliverables
  • The person doesn’t need to be scrum certified but knowledge of Agile methodologies and principles is definitely a plus

Job ID: 349004

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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