Project Manager - Publishing

100% remote (US) Education Platform Full-time Remote Full-time B2B B2C Paid Health Insurance 401k Matching Paid Time Off Parental Leave Digital Education Startup Culture Public Company $90k to $110k USD per annum
27 days ago

Job Description:

Mandatory Requirements


  • Must be a US Resident
  • US Citizen or Green Card holder
  • Must have a background in Publishing - Medical, Academic or Legal. 
  • 5+ years of software or web development project management experience
  • Must have experience with project management tools and techniques, including a budget, schedule preparation, and reporting
  • Experience with Account management and developing supplier/client relationships


Job Description


We are looking for a Digital Platform Manager to work with prestigious publishing clients and industry-leading developers and consultants to develop, enhance and maintain the world’s best online publishing websites. 


  • Act as project manager for our largest accounts, developing strong, consultative, and productive relationships with key stakeholders
  • Review, edit, and contribute to product and enhancement specifications
  • Prepare, maintain and communicate project schedules, documentation, and project status to internal stakeholders and external clients
  • Identify opportunities to improve and refine the team’s processes, and implement those improvements
  • Manage regular platform upgrade deployments 
  • Delegate project tasks to Project Managers where possible, and oversee their work
  • Manage the development of product build and enhancement projects from inception to completion
  • Motivate and manage teams consisting of on-site, remote, and contractor software engineers, as well as client team members
  • Perform and/or coordinate QA testing
  • Accurately forecast and manage to approved budget of all project finances, including client billing, revenue recognition, and contractor payments


Role, Responsibilities & Requirements




  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of software or web development project management experience
  • Knowledge of project management tools and techniques, including a budget, schedule preparation, and reporting
  • Experience in account management and developing supplier/client relationships
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage deadlines for multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience with digital management of books, journals, or training materials publishing
  • Experience in Scholarly Publishing operations
  • Experience preparing technical specifications and documentation
  • Experience in delegating and overseeing project management tasks


Company Information


We are the world’s leading learning company, serving customers in nearly 200 countries with digital content, assessments, qualifications, and data. Our purpose is simple: to add life to a lifetime of learning. We believe that every learning opportunity is a chance for a personal breakthrough. That’s why our employees are committed to creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. For us, learning isn’t just what we do. It’s who we are.

We use our knowledge, experience and technology to deliver the world’s best learning products to more people around the world than ever before. We do it because we are here to help people achieve their potential because we know that when we demonstrate the value of learning, we demonstrate the value of our business and transform lives.

We are based out in Richmond, VA

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