Program Manager at Ritual
Culver City, CA, US
Based in sunny Los Angeles, Ritual is a health brand led by the belief that you should know exactly what’s in your vitamin and how it works. We use only the best nutrient forms and publish our sources and research for all to see—because transparency is our thing. Our mission is simple: to inspire women to feel their best, every day, through healthy, daily habits. Our team of curious skeptics is made up of world-class scientists, artists, expert marketers and strategists. We’re well-funded, growing quickly and on a mission to reinvent an entire industry. If you’re a team player who refuses to settle for the status quo, we want you. Welcome to your new daily Ritual.
The Program Manager is an essential member of the program management department. This person will be responsible for managing creative projects from concept to completion, collaborating with the program management team large cross functional projects (also none as programs). The ideal candidate will clarify project scope, develop timelines, manage deadlines and communicate update and shifts to requestors. We want this person to continuously optimize how we look at projects company-wide, and influence workflow processes (retrospectives, toolboxes, etc.). This is a unique opportunity to join a growing health technology company that respects and invests in the alliance between the performance goals of marketing and the brand-centric vision of creative. You will help us continue that philosophy.

What You'll Do

    • Perform core project management tasks such as resource management,building timelines, gathering requirements, coordinating routines/meetings, reporting status and facilitating post mortems.
    • Track creative projects through all phases from incoming request through approvals and ensure distribution of final deliverable is on time and on budget.
    • Facilitation creative prioritization discussions with marketing and creative teams to ensure we are working towards business objectives.
    • Collaborative with VP of Program Management to develop and champion process and workflows to drive efficiencies and a healthy work environment.
    • Collaborate with cross functional team ( e.g marketing, supply team to develop and execute and large cross functional projects plan.

Who You Are

    • Excellent communicator. Comfortable operating between the lines, pushing forward on initiatives despite incomplete information.
    • Customer-centric. You possess a “get it done” attitude and approach to the job.
    • Productive. Strong work ethic and track record of high productivity.
    • Flexible. Ability to mold on the fly to unique situations that startups encounter.
    • Quick thinker. Graceful under pressure, can out-think the situation to solve problems.
    • Trusted leader. You are knowledgeable, reliable, and elicit respect from your peers.
    • Cross-functional. You have the ability to interface effectively with people at all levels and functions (managing up).
    • Analytical. Data-driven and detail oriented.

What You Need

    • Education: BS/BA. Equivalent experience also accepted.
    • Experience: 4-5 years of project management in the creative space working various mediums (print, digital, social, consumer goods packaging etc).
    • Previous start-up experience, Sketch and Certified Scrum Master certificate is a plus.
    • Ability to manage complex and multiple priorities at one time.
    • Strong ability to work independently and can provide examples of total project ownership from start to finish.
    • Ability to think strategically and provide practical guidance to team members across various media (print, web, email and social).
    • Ability to interpret brand/marketing and needs and communicate them back to the Creative team.
    • Hands on experience building and maintaining project plans with project management systems  (Asana, JIRA, MS Project, SmartSheet, or similar project management platforms).
    • Proficient in MS Office, Keynote, or similar.
    • Organization, attention to detail, flexible and a high degree of collaboration.
Why Ritual?
Since launching in October 2016, Ritual has grown to be a cultural revolution in the health industry. We’re not about pseudoscience, half-truths or health fads. We are simple, effective and backed by real science. We also have some pretty great benefits & perks, including...
Equity participation
Unlimited PTO - 10 days minimum to keep you fresh“Ritual First Fridays” - Entire company works from home first Friday of each month
401k + company match (up to 4%)
3 months paid maternity/paternity leave and we cover health insurance during any additional time taken under protected baby bonding time off
Catered lunch two days per week
Specific baby days in the office and a pump room
Dog days in the office
Kombucha/cold brew on tap
Commuter benefits - $100 per month towards public transportation and Uber Pool/Lyft Line
Company offsite events
Periodic private workouts with trainers in-office
Periodic meditation sessions in-office
Homemade breakfast bagel cart in the office once a month
Stocked kitchen: food, drinks, snacks

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