NYC Media Lab - Job Opportunity - Project Manager

NYC Media Lab is seeking Project Manager to support NYC Media Lab’s corporate membership projects that connects corporations with university faculty and students through semester-long R&D and prototyping projects. This may include helping launch a nationwide education technology and innovation program with a Fortune 20 company.

 Responsibilities will include:

●      Project Management & Implementation (75%):

  • Support all aspects of project and partnership management, including creating meeting agendas, managing timelines of deliverables, and taking meeting notes

  • Coordinate project logistics across multiple stakeholders and partners

  • Implement outreach and communication strategies for relevant projects

  • Scheduling info sessions and road shows, including coordinating with contacts to confirm dates, logistics and outreach to targeted audiences for relevant projects

  • Keep track of all communications and outreach to build out community contacts

  • Capture metrics around outreach efforts

●      Research & Planning (25%):

  • Identify and develop a list of media and tech companies, community and affinity groups related to 5G, edge computing and corporate tech and innovation broadly

  • Conduct research on emerging technology areas and market trends as needed

●      Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong project management experience and client relationship management skills

  • Exceptional attention to detail, including the logistics, operations and day-to-day needs of project management for multi-stakeholder projects under tight deadlines

  • Experience developing and implementing communications and marketing strategies to engage a targeted and also wide array of audiences

  • Interest and familiarity with NYC Media Lab programs and events, and

  • Interest in the education technology ecosystem

  • Capability of working within a small team. An affinity for empathy and a strong EQ (emotional intelligence), and a “No job is too small to get done” attitude

  • At least 3-5 years of relevant work experience strongly preferred

 Time commitment is approximately 20 hours per week for at least 5 months. Payment will be commensurate with experience.

To Apply

Please send an email with your cover letter and resume to Kate Danho, Program Operations Manager: with “NYC Media Lab - Project Manager Application” in the subject line.


About NYC Media Lab
NYC Media Lab connects digital media and technology companies with New York City's universities to drive innovation, entrepreneurship and talent development. A public-private partnership launched by the New York City Economic Development Corporation, NYC Media Lab funds corporate innovation and R&D projects that foster collaboration across a range of disciplines core to the future of media, and runs The Combine, an early stage accelerator for emerging media and technology startups.

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