Consumer Reports, Inc.

Project Manager, Brand Licensing

Job Locations US-NY-NY | US | US
ID
5108
Category
Business Development

OVERVIEW

CR Brand Licensing is our newest and fastest growing product, and working on the team feels a lot like working at a startup -we’re small, nimble and highly collaborative but, you’ll also have the stability of working for an established, highly respected, nonprofit brand. 

 

As a Project Manager at CR, you’ll report to the Director, Program Management while supporting CR’s Brand Licensing team.  This team is responsible for licensing CR’s unique, high value product ratings, reviews and recommendations to manufacturers and retailers (e-commerce, in-store). Our objective is to help consumers make key product and service decisions, when and where they need guidance most. 

 

Under our CRFlex program, this position is eligible for 100% Remote status in one of our 13 approved locations (Arizona, California, Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Texas, Vermont, Virginia and Washington, DC.)

 

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

 

How You’ll Make An Impact:

 

Your experience establishing and implementing project management processes and methodologies will help the Brand Licensing meet their objectives to generate new revenue streams, while also broadening CR’s reach among new and more diverse audiences.  In partnership with the Director, Program Management you will manage key project initiatives in order to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to quality standards and meet customer expectations.  This will include developing, managing and tracking project plans, leading project scrums, managing key projects, enlisting support of internal and external resources  and resolving issues as needed.  

ABOUT YOU

You’ll Be Highly Rated If:

 

  • You have a degree in a relevant field.  You have earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field OR you have at least 7-years of related work experience with at least 4 years managing projects in multiple technologies and functions. 
  • You have experience supporting marketing and/or product development.
  • You thrive in a collaborative environment. You have experience working in a matrixed organization that relies on cross-functional collaboration and input.
  • You can multitask.  Your experience includes successfully balancung varied responsibilities.

 

You’ll Be One Of Our Top Picks If:

  • You have the credentials.  You have project management certification. 
  • You are entrepreneurial and innovative.  Your experience includes working in a new business innovation environment. 
  • You can think strategically but execute flawlessly.
  • You have the ability to influence others using your impressive written and oral communication skills.

THIS POSITION REQUIRES YOU TO BE FULLY VACCINATED PRIOR TO YOUR START DATE.

 

 

Our Commitment to Fair Pay:

 

At Consumer Reports, we are committed to fair, transparent pay and we strive to provide competitive, market-informed compensation. The target salary range for this position is $130,000-$150,000. It is anticipated that most qualified candidates will fall near the middle of this range. Compensation for the successful candidate will be informed by the candidate’s particular combination of knowledge, skills, competencies and experience. Salary ranges for union positions are determined by collective bargaining agreement with the NewsGuild of New York.

 

WHO WE ARE

Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to a fair and just marketplace for consumers. Our team is made up of truth tellers, change agents, and consumer advocates who investigate and build coalitions to fight for fairness and justice in the marketplace. We leverage our evidence-based approach to demand safer products, a healthier environment, and equitable services for everyone.

Our mission starts with you. We offer medical benefits from that start on your first day as a CR employee that include behavioral health coverage and unlimited sick days. There’s also generous family planning benefits and a generous 401K match. Learn more about how CR’s advocates for strong benefits on behalf of their employees here: https://www.consumerreports.org/cro/careers/landing-page/index.htm

Consumer Reports proudly seeks to build a richly diverse workforce by hiring people with a diversity of thoughts, identities, perspectives, and experiences that help advance the difference we make for consumers, and by ensuring our people experience equity and inclusion in their work lives. We encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including women, LGBTQIA people, people of color, and people with disabilities.

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