CBS Corporation Project Manager, Revenue Optimization in San Francisco, California

Project Manager, Revenue Optimization

REF#: 29465


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: San Francisco, CA


CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.

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Brand/Division Overview:

We are an enthusiastic group leading the future of media and technology. Our diverse blend of brands include TVGuide,, Metacritic,,, Chowhound, Metrolyrics, and LastFM which span across the verticals of television, games, music, software, applications and food.

Role Details:

We are looking for a new team member who thrives in a high-tech, digital marketing environment who will provide leadership, creativity and efficiency to all operational elements of the revenue initiative launch process. Our ideal candidate can lead a distributed project team from start to finish. You know what it takes to manage large and complex projects, involving multiple stakeholders and a diverse team of collaborators. You have a mastery of both agile and traditional frameworks know when to use each for the best results. In this role you own our key revenue initiative launches by partnering with key stakeholders in our organization that include Product Management, Engineering, Product Marketing and Ad Operations to help us exceed our revenue goals.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Work with key stakeholders to execute and operationalize our key revenue initiatives such as new ad monetization project launches, ad optimizations, page redesigns including layouts/formats.

  • Scope project details

  • Organize project teams and estimate timeframes for deliverables

  • Manage and document daily stand-ups

  • Build/manage project schedule

  • Communicate status internally and externally across multiple departments and stakeholders including senior leadership

  • Identify blockers and resolve issues

  • Provide daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly progress updates

  • Revise schedule based on workflow and communicate new revisions to wider team

  • Aid in our transition to a more agile/scrum development process

  • Primary point of contact within our agile process for ad monetization

Key Projects:

  • Agile Monetization Pod focused on quarterly revenue initiatives

  • Launch of key initiatives that impact entire portfolio

  • Video monetization improvements

  • Mobile monetization improvements

  • Ad Viewability optimization

  • Native Ad integration


What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • Bachelor’s degree - concentration in business or technical fields

  • Minimum 2+ years working in similar project management or business operations role

  • Extensive experience working in digital marketing or interactive space

  • Strong interpersonal and communication abilities with experience working with diverse clients

  • Ability to problem solve and provide recommendations in team environments

  • You are a great multitasker and have a successful track record in hitting deadlines in a fast paced environment

You might also have -

  • Project Management certification

  • Prior people management experience

  • Familiarity with advertisers and monetization

  • Agile experience


All candidates must successfully complete a background check prior to starting employment at CBS Interactive. CBS Interactive is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. CBS Interactive complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.


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