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The Project Manager, Creative Studio is a member of the Creative Studio, and is primarily responsible for managing and executing MLB marketing projects, including originals, in-house advertising, and campaigns. This responsibility will include end-to-end project management from project scoping, managing the project calendar, monitoring timelines and deliverables, communicating status updates, and delivering final project and summary.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education And Experience

  • 4 year degree from an accredited university in marketing, advertising, communications, business, or related field and 4+ years experience in marketing or related functional area; OR equivalent relevant experience

  • Project management and/or consulting expertise preferred

  • Proficiency in Excel + PowerPoint (Google Docs/Sheets)

Essential Functions

Conducting Core Work Activities

  • Provides end-to-end project management for MLB marketing projects (e.g. originals, in-house advertising, and campaigns).

  • Works with Creative Studio leadership to understand the project vision and goals.

  • Establishes and manages project scope; develops specific goals and project plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work in support of business priorities.

  • Assigns and monitors project owners and deliverables and holds the team accountable to the established budgets and timelines.

  • Establishes meeting structure; manages project kickoff and status update meetings.

  • Collaborates with team members, internal/external partners, and stakeholders to execute against project objectives.

  • Streamlines and manages communication to internal project team members, as well as project stakeholders and clients.

  • Monitors project progress, identifies and escalates project roadblocks, proposes solutions to address project issues/delays, and solicits feedback; escalates to senior leaders, as needed

  • Delivers project updates and final project summaries to clients.

Managing Responsibilities With Stakeholders

  • Demonstrates understanding of business priorities

  • Develops specific goals and project plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work in support of business priorities

  • Collaborates with team members, internal/external partners, and stakeholders to execute against project objectives

  • Provides ongoing status updates to share progress against established goals, gaps, and support needs to maintain progress against project plans

  • Actively solicits stakeholder feedback and responds to concerns in a timely manner

  • Communicates in a clear and concise manner that is easy to understand

MLB CORE COMPETENCIES

Deliver Success

  • Demonstrate ambition and enthusiasm when taking on challenges

  • Proactively take action, holding self and others accountable

  • Be agile and prepared to quickly adapt when priorities unexpectedly shift

Critical Thinking

  • Logically analyze data and systematically weigh options to determine the best solution

  • Make sense of complex and sometimes contradictory information to solve problems

  • Apply knowledge of functional industry and organization to develop new approaches or strategies

Collaboration

  • Remove barriers and work in partnership across organizational boundaries to accomplish goals

  • Promote a positive team environment and take time to raise morale

  • Seek out diverse viewpoints and practice inclusive treatment of others

Communication

  • Convey written and verbal messages that effectively inform and gain interest or support

  • Successfully determine the appropriate parties that need information and communicate in a concise, timely manner

  • Actively listen to gain a full understanding of what was said

Relationship Management

  • Build trusted relationships, networks, partnerships, and alliances

  • Connect with others in a transparent and honest manner

  • Anticipate and fully service the needs of stakeholders, including colleagues, owners, clubs, corporate partners and fans

Developing Self And Others

  • Proactively pursue opportunities to learn and build new skills

  • Seek and provide feedback to strengthen and improve development areas

  • Actively learn through experimentation, using success and failures as learning opportunities

Per the NYC pay transparency law, the hiring range for this position is $80,000 to $100,000.

As a candidate for this position, your salary and related elements of compensation will be contingent upon your work experience, education, skills and any other factors Major League Baseball (MLB) considers relevant to the hiring decision. In addition to your salary, MLB believes in providing a competitive compensation and benefits package for its employees. MLB offers employees a full range of best in class benefits with no employee contributions towards medical, dental, and vision coverage premiums, as well as incentive and recognition programs, life insurance and automatic employer 401k contributions. All benefits are subject to eligibility requirements and the terms of official plan documents which may be modified or amended from time to time.