FreeWheel

Program Manager

UK-London
Department
Program Management

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

Founded by a team of executives from the world’s leading technology companies and recently acquired by Comcast, FreeWheel is building the media operations platform for the unified television market. Companies including Sky, Channel 4, MTG, TF1, SFR, Discovery and Medialaan depend on our robust advertising management/ monetization platform, leverage our private marketplace for premium television inventory, and seek out our advisory services, so they can generate revenue from their ad supported content.

 

 

We offer a dynamic, flexible work environment with competitive salary and benefits package. The challenges we solve are serious, but we’re not. We have fun every day because we love what we do. We are on a mission to shape the future of television and this is your chance to be part of it. Want to join the team that’s already thinking about what TV is going to look like five years from now? Apply here! 

 

Life is short. Work someplace great!

RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Manager, Program Management in London, the Program Manager will take responsibility of a portfolio of ongoing programs that can range from initial project scoping through to completion of a major technology installation. You will be part of a growing and dynamic team with growth opportunities as FreeWheel continues to scale as the leader in video technology for enterprise-level media companies.

 

 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Act as the Program advocate internally to ensure that all associated tasks are completed within the defined program timeline
  • Understand the business use cases for all programs in order to best execute against the client needs
  • Work in conjunction with many internal FreeWheel teams including Solutions Engineering, Product Management, and Advisory Services to execute against programs
  • Use a deep understanding of FreeWheel’s Technology & Services capabilities combined with up-to-date media industry knowledge to manage initiatives across a variety of client programs.
  • Delivery, documentation and circulation of an end to end Plan, including activity, dependencies, timing and ownership
  • Follow up with specific owners to deliver components of the project on-time
  • Assist in the materials needed by the Revenue team and present program status and issues to executive management (client and FreeWheel) on a regular and consistent basis in regular status reporting and status meetings

ABOUT YOU

We are looking for someone with the following attributes:

  • At least 3 years of experience working in a client-facing project manager capacity
  • BA/BS in computer science or equivalent degree required
  • Demonstrate a track record of exemplary project management skills
  • Experience working with project management methodologies (Agile, Prince 2…)
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills and experience of presenting to senior management
  • Fluent in English. Fluency in Spanish would be an advantage
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time (varies by month)
  • Are looking for a fast-paced, entrepreneurial working environment with a clear leader the television advertising technology space

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