Senior Content Project Manager

MarcoPolo Learning - New York or Remote - Full time

MarcoPolo Learning

MarcoPolo Learning is an award-winning edtech startup that develops premium curriculum and innovative digital platforms for home and school. MarcoPolo is best known for its Emmy-nominated subscription-based learning program, MarcoPolo World School, and preschool STEAM curriculum TV series, The Polos, which reaches over 500 million households worldwide.

This position involves overseeing the production of content and curriculum across all non-digital products at MarcoPolo. The Senior Content Project Manager will be responsible for multiple projects from conception through to delivery. We are looking for a person with a passion for kids’ media, with the ability to ideate, create and drive engaging experiences.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all production of offline and video content.
  • Manage projects, timelines, communication, and deadlines between teams.
  • Create project schedules, timelines, and sprints to track and manage workflows.
  • Report to the CEO and senior management, to ensure that Production standards across the company are continually pushing for creative excellence and broadcast (or another appropriate level) quality standards.
  • Ensure cost-effective production by accurately estimating costs and negotiating and agreeing on budgets with both providers and managers.
  • Manage external partners and internal stakeholders, including negotiating contracts with writers, voice actors, external studios, and creative.
  • Creation and development of the narrative of content working closely with writers.
  • Help build and create efficient video-based production pipelines.
  • Maintain relevant legal compliance.

Requirements

  • Proven track record producing and developing content for educational use.
  • At least 5 years of experience in education and understanding of kids content
  • Experience working with creative writers.
  • Master articulator, able to understand complicated data and translate to a final product within time and budget constraints
  • Proven budget and schedule management experience
  • Ability to gracefully handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment and prioritize accordingly and create road maps for team projects
  • High level of attention to detail, organization, and the ability to follow-through on concepts. • Innovative and creative thinker

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Role

Project Management

Experience Level

Senior Level

MarcoPolo Learning

MarcoPolo is reinventing early learning children's media for a new generation. The company is a top global publisher of award-winning educational games and videos for children age 3-7. We inspire children to become explorers and life-long learners.
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