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04 March 2019

Marketing Project Manager

Position: Marketing Project Manager
Location: New York
Reports To: Director of Marketing

The Drone Racing League (DRL) is the premier, global drone-racing league and producer of world-class drone sports content. At once a tech, media, events, and sports company, DRL blends a diverse array of disciplines and industries. We are building a team of driven Project Managers to work across various, cross functional projects, including events, marketing, business development, content production, and technology. These roles require strong organizational skills, incredible detail-orientation, exceptional communication skills, and passion for executing effectively. The ideal candidate thrives in a team environment and enjoys managing multiple projects simultaneously.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overseeing and managing all marketing design requests and working with discipline leads to execute on plans
  • Partner with internal and external stakeholders and teams and executives within DRL to understand project scope, goals and milestones and overall project needs
  • Monitor day-to-day activities of the project team and ensure work is progressing as planned. Work with project team and be actively involved in all aspects of the work
  • Coordinate with project stakeholders in order to ensure planning and collaboration across the entire project lifecycle
  • Effectively and efficiently plan and prioritize all deliverables and resources working across project(s) based on scope of work and project goals
  • Consistently manage internal expectations on realistic timelines for delivery based on overall resources available
  • Actively monitor project risks and scope to foresee/identify potential problems and proactively identify solutions to address them in advance
  • Lead all project meetings and drive teams toward timely completion of project milestones and phases
  • Create and oversee the updates of all project documentation including master timeline, project status updates, risk and issues tracker, budget, and others as needed
  • Assist in the coordination and management of all project planning meetings through the project lifecycle, including preparing agendas, circulating key documents, note taking, and meeting follow ups.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 2 – 4 years’ experience in project management at an agency and/or start up
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and support cross-functional project teams
  • Ability to understand and document project requirements and dependencies
  • Degree from a top-tier college or university
  • Strong people management skills and ability to work across multiple teams
  • Highly organized with a keen attention to detail (spreadsheets and checklists are your best friend)
  • Ability to effectively and professionally communicate via phone, e-mail and face to face. Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to be flexible and address situations as the arise
  • Willingness to work long and sometimes irregular hours a must to include nights, holidays and weekends
  • Positive attitude, team player
  • Knowledge of drones and drone racing a plus
  • Desire to work at a high growth, early stage company

Compensation
DRL offers a compensation package that is commensurate with experience and abilities

Contact:
Please send all job inquiries to: Jobs@drl.io

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