Digital Platform Innovation Project Manager - PGA TOUR Digital

PGA TOUR

Full Time
PGA TOUR
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Job Details

We presently have an opportunity for a Digital Platform Innovation Project Manager within our PGA TOUR Digital Department. The PGA TOUR Digital Operations and Product Development team is a dynamic group that works to provide the best digital experiences for fans of the PGA TOUR. The Project Manager will help facilitate our efforts in creating and exploring forward leaning technologies to drive interest in our sport. This role will work closely with our content team, other product managers, and our project managers to research and identify transformative technologies that will creatively tell the stories of our players and events. The person in this role will be curious about new delivery platforms, researching those platforms and using them to create great fan experiences.

Qualified candidates will have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years of project management experience in a digital environment
  • Strong understanding of project management methodologies such as Agile or other practices used in iterative development environments
  • Experience with online media publishing and content management systems
  • Strong knowledge of the digital ecosystem including content programming, editorial, mobile, etc. as well as related tools and technologies
  • Relationship building and strong communication skills
  • Ability to communicate goals and build consensus among a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively multi-task and balance multiple competing priorities
  • Strong knowledge of golf is preferred
  • Sports background a plus
  • PMP or other project management certification is a plus
  • Comfortable with taking risks and accepting potential project failures
  • Familiarity with Design Thinking principles, Design, and/or Information Architecture is a plus

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Digital Innovation Platform Director and Product Manager to set the Platform Innovation roadmap
  • Manage pilot/prototype/proof of concept projects focused on emerging and early state technology platforms
  • Manage projects through the product life cycle from discovery to launch
  • Manage stakeholder expectations appropriately through all prototyping and pilot phases
  • Work with Consumer Research Manager to collect feedback from fans and end users that will inform decisions during pilot/prototype/proof of concept
  • Partner with product and operations resources to transition pilot projects into the production product suite
  • Collaborate with product managers, developers, vendors, designers, testers, and other stakeholders throughout projects to ensure successful integration of new platforms across a variety of device types

Our benefits include:

  • Competitive wages including performance bonuses
  • Medical/Dental/Life/Disability insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401k with employer match
  • Employer funded retirement plan
  • Health Savings Account/Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Wellness Program
  • Membership to TPC Sawgrass

EOE/DFW

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