L2, a Gartner company, is a subscription-based business intelligence service that benchmarks the digital competence of brands. We provide our members with actionable, data-driven insights on their digital performance at a fraction of the cost of traditional consulting. We achieve this through our proprietary Digital IQ Index® research. L2 was founded in 2010 on the principle that a brand’s digital competency is inextricably linked to shareholder value. L2 member brands and consulting clients include prestige brands ranging from Estée Lauder and the Four Seasons to Labelux Group and Procter & Gamble.

L2 is looking for a project manager to help scale the Beauty Sector team’s quarterly research product by synchronizing client deliverable and research-related work streams. Project manager will be responsible for quarterly resource planning, as well as day-to-day organization and prioritization of research analyst workloads. Extensive cross-team efforts will be required to manage necessary data streams, ensuring the quality and timeliness of data inputs.

Responsibilities:

  • Focus on the daily operations of L2’s largest sector team
  • Consolidate work streams between client strategy and research deliverables, streamlining work so that it can be used across projects and instituting group-wide deadlines for common data needs
  • Manage working schedules and project timelines for research team against parallel work streams, as well as ad hoc requests
  • Nimbly re-prioritize and organize the workload of each research team member, reallocating resources as necessary
  • Tracks progress of team against goals in project management system (e.g., JIRA)
  • Ensure project data quality and accuracy is to L2’s standards—will require extensive collaboration with L2’s Technology and Data Collection teams
  • Monitor health metrics related to all client project and research related data inputs and resolve issues as necessary
  • Develop system to organize and maintain database “hygiene” for new and existing projects
  • Execute data backfills for new project kickoffs
  • Interface with L2’s research operations team to manage research-related deadlines and report on research progress
  • Work with design team to manage last-mile of report production
  • Consistently record feedback about processes involving Data Collection, Technology, and Research Operations teams to improve cross-team dependencies
  • Stay in constant communications with client strategy and research team members to understand existing and upcoming data and analysis needs, as well as project delays

Skills & Experience:

  • Excellent time management, project management, and communication skills
  • 1-2 Years of Project or Product Management Experience (Required) or Similar Skillset

Core Capabilities:

  • Analytical—understands the quantitative process for research and analysis and is passionate about the examination of how data in digital is disrupting marketing
  • Strong Communicator—the key is in distilling data down to understandable and consumable bites, using the data to craft a narrative in speech, writing, or analysis
  • Entrepreneurial—L2 is moving quickly much like the industry we cover. Must be comfortable with constant change
  • Innovative—We are constantly looking to make L2 better and more successful and need people who are always seeking to find the new and better way
  • Quick Learner—Things move quickly at L2 and we want folks who can keep up and drive our success
  • A doer—Must be someone who executes on plans, someone who can multitask, someone who takes pride in high-level results, and above all else, someone who can get things done

 

Company Details:

L2 is a subscription-based benchmarking and education firm owned by Gartner, Inc. By providing our membership with actionable, data-driven insights on their digital performance, L2 helps identify best practices and highlight which organizations are achieving superior return on incremental investment. We achieve this through our proprietary Digital IQ Index® research products. Founded in 2010 by Scott Galloway (Professor of Marketing, NYU Stern), L2 now tracks thousands of brands across the globe. Our diverse membership ranges from Consumer Packaged Goods (Procter & Gamble, Unilever) to Beauty (Estée Lauder, L’Oréal) to iconic Luxury (Chanel, Cartier) brands.

For those who qualify, L2 offers:

  • Competitive salary and bonus packages
  • Comprehensive benefits (health/dental/vision/disability/life insurance)
  • 401(k) with up to 4% matched by company
  • 20 days vacation
  • Bagel Mondays
  • Unlimited Nespresso
  • Friday catered team lunches
  • Fully stocked fridge and pantry #fuel (cereal, fruit, Siggi’s yogurt, chips, guacamole, hummus, sparkling water, etc.)
  • Monthly social outings (US Open, trivia nights, rooftop parties, etc.)
  • The best coworkers this side of the East River

Applicants interested in this position will be routed to Gartner's online application system. Should we be interested in moving forward, we will contact you directly.