Job Title:  Project Manager

Department:  Strategy & Innovation
Location: 

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90404

Summary of Position

The Motion Picture Group at Lionsgate is entering into a new phase of transformation driven by opportunities to improve colleague experience, raise productivity, and increase collaboration across the division. As a Project Manager, you will work on projects focused on modernizing how we make movies and support cross functional teams. As a core member of our internal team dedicated to transformation, you will be responsible for the support and optimization of existing processes and systems with a primary focus on end-user experience. This role will work alongside a growing department of critical thinkers, strategists, innovators, and people engineers who are solving some of the studio’s biggest challenges. It is an opportunity to deliver tangible value inside the industry’s largest independent motion picture studio. As a valued member of the team, you will have a chance to contribute to driving real change at a time of unprecedented industry transformation.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with the business process owners to obtain business requirements for transformation projects
  • Develop and manage project plans with resource requirements 
  • Manage multiple projects and resources to coordinate all aspects of implementation and delivery of tasks necessary for successful project execution
  • Define project success metrics and identify any roadblocks hindering the ability to meet predefined success metrics
  • Creation of process flows (“as is” – “to be”)  
  • Coordinate with Organization Change Management in alignment with the “to be” state 
  • Provide project status updates (on schedule, on budget, roadblocks, path forward, etc.) to stakeholders and leadership 
  • Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders and project team members

Qualifications and Skills

  • 5-7 years’ experience as a Project Manager  
  • Passionate about user experience and a commitment to exceeding expectations  
  • Ability to work collaboratively across functions and with all levels of the organization, including executive leadership  
  • Growth mindset – the ability to map complex processes, build out a business case  
  • Must be highly motivated with the ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-pasted environment  
  • Must be detailed, well organized, self-motivated, and proactive 
  • Experienced with project management tools and processes 
  • High degree of resourcefulness, flexibility, creative decision-making, and technical problem- solving abilities

Nice to Haves

  • Professional certifications or equivalent educational experience in project management, design thinking, and agile/scrum principles
  • Experience in film or television is a strong bonus, but equivalent skills from software or hardware technology or engineering are also helpful
  • Financial and accounting acumen  

About the Company

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) encompasses world-class motion picture and television studio operations aligned with the STARZ premium global subscription platform to bring a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. The Company’s film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and a valuable collection of iconic film and television franchises. A digital age company driven by its entrepreneurial culture and commitment to innovation, the Lionsgate brand is synonymous with bold, original, relatable entertainment for audiences worldwide.

Business Unit Overview

Motion Picture Group
Lionsgate’s motion picture business is a consistent box office market share leader with films that have grossed more than $10 billion worldwide over the past six years. This leadership is driven by world-class talent relationships, a deep and renewable portfolio of iconic brands and franchises, and a diverse and balanced slate that is built to enhance consumer enjoyment of the theatrical experience but also has the flexibility to utilize a broad range of alternative release strategies as the opportunities to monetize films continue to expand. The creator, owner and distributor of great film brands including The Hunger Games, Twilight Saga, John Wick, Now You See Me, Knives Out, La La Land, Saw, Dirty Dancing and Monster’s Ball, among many others, films released by Lionsgate and its predecessor companies have earned 129 Academy Award® nominations and 32 Oscar® wins.
 
In addition to its mainstream commercial releases, Lionsgate’s Motion Picture Group includes specialty film distributor Roadside Attractions, an industry leader in award-winning prestige movies, Pantelion Films, the U.S. market leader in Spanish-language releases, a top film production and distribution brand in the UK, and multiplatform distributor Grindstone Entertainment.

Our Benefits

  • Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental
  • Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day
  • 401(k) company matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)

EEO Statement

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Lionsgate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Lionsgate will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.  


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles