• Temporary Project Manager, Creative Studio

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
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  • Overview

    The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences.  The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston.  Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA); two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and one of the leading North American esports organizations, Counter Logic Gaming.  In addition, the Company features popular original entertainment productions -- the Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular – both starring the Radio City Rockettes, and through Boston Calling Events, produces outdoor festivals, including New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival.   Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, The Stanton Social, Beauty & Essex and Vandal.  More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com

    EEO Statement

    At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.


    The role of the Project Manager is to manage end to end marketing projects (primarily within the creative studio) and their associated workflows. S/he ensures that requests are organized, priorities assessed and reassessed, deadlines met and expectations exceeded.


    It is the Project Manager’s responsibility to constantly document and monitor project progress, to report on all activity, and to warn of at-risk deadlines.  A successful project manager will improve performance outcomes by partnering with key marketing leaders and business stakeholders.


    •  Manage intake of project requests, ensure goals and objectives align with business needs.
    • Create detailed plan (milestones and tasks, dependencies, risks, key meetings, approvers) for the team (based upon agreed time estimates)
    • Assign tasks and deadlines, allocating resources as needed to operate at capacity as well as develop and maintain a realistic schedule.
    • Responsible for all documentation of projects utilizing workflow tools.
    • Track progress against plan, ensuring that timelines and deliverables are met and escalated/adjusted, if at risk.
    • Monitor and report on actuals (time and spend) versus estimate.
    • Conduct weekly job status meetings to gather and share information with the team
    • Optional (esp. if more creative):
      • Air traffic control and prioritize requests
      • Ensure creative briefs are created on complex projects and feedback is documented and understood by all parties.
      • Review change requests and respond with schedule/cost impacts along with alternatives.
      • Provide final sign-off on projects to ensure compliance with creative brief and project specifications.




    • A love for details, organization and moving projects forward
    • Appreciation of creative process and quality
    • Experience managing digital projects
    • Understanding of budget implications, cost of work to be done
    • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with employees across departmental lines and seniority, as well as with external resources
    • Ability to prioritize and multi-task across multiple concurrent projects
    • 5+ years in a creative project management role either at an agency or in-house
    • Project management certification preferred (College degree and/or 60 credits related to PMO)
    • Experience with Workfront is preferred


    Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.

    Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.


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