Project Manager - Innovations

Salt Lake City, UT | FranklinCovey | OSBU Adminstration

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Job Description

Company Information

FranklinCovey is a global company specializing in performance improvement. We help organizations achieve results that require a change in human behavior. Our expertise is in seven areas: Leadership, Execution, Productivity, Trust, Sales Performance, Customer Loyalty, and Education. Our mission statement is “We enable greatness in people and organizations everywhere”. We fulfill this mission by hiring “Achievers with Heart”.

Job Summary

The Media Publishing Product Manager provides a vital role in the Media Publishing group at FranklinCovey. The Product Manager is responsible for maintaining project schedules, job estimates, and tracking weekly tasks to be performed by each team member. Projects include working with outside vendors on creation and distribuiton of books, audios, and other diriverative products to a consumer market. Other duties and responsabilities are managiing, maintaining, and running promotions on the department online webstore, invoicing and reconciling all project financials. This person must exhibit a high degree of initiative, flexibility, and self-direction.

Essential Job Functions o Oversee product creation and distribution scope, goals and deliverables that support business and revenue goals.

o Maintain project milestone schedules and deliverables.

o Influence project team members and contractors to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.

o Manage vendor and distribution partner relationships.

o Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, and basic video editing

o Marketing and knowledge for webstore promotions o Ability to convert printed documents into digital format

Skills & Requirements

Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent work experience) plus a minimum of 2 years of experience in a support role capacity. Tech savvy and the ability to understand new programs and products Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, follow-through, and the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently are essential. A strong ability to work proactively and adapt creatively with stakeholders and clients. Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing. Love of learning and learns quickly. Excellent leadership and people skills. Professional appearance and persona. Ability to work under tight deadlines and high pressure. Computer skills including proficiency in MS Office are essential. Familiarity with MS Project is a plus. Ability to balance diverse perspectives among stakeholders with different interests.  

FranklinCovey is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.