DescriptionForbes is looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Director of Corporate Technology to join our Digital Group. The position, reporting directly into the Chief Digital Officer, requires managing relationships with stakeholders, reacting to stakeholder needs promptly and consistently, proactively seeking out new solutions to increase stakeholder effectiveness and further developing the Corporate Technology team. In addition to leading a high performing team, you would be joining a passionate and engaged culture that celebrates:Entrepreneurship:Freedom to innovate, identify new opportunities and take on responsibilitiesCareer Development: Professional development workshops, industry conference attendance and speaking opportunitiesWork/life Balance: Flexible work schedule, regular group outings, celebration of passion projects and side hustles, optional mindfulness sessions twice a monthPositivity: Emphasis on positive communication, transparency and team buildingWhat you will be doing:Manage a team of 7 professionals including the internal helpdesk and network engineeringManage relationships with vendors and manage budgetsOversee hardware inventory and forecastingCreate and maintain an operating level of excellence for corporate technology supportAdvocate for the evolution of leading-edge business process engineering and productivity toolsDevelop, implement, and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for resource administration and appropriate useProvide executive updates on the state of corporate technology supportProvide guidance, mentorship, and training to team members to develop their careersWhat we are looking for:Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering, Information Technology, or related discipline8+ years of experience supporting IT, audio visual design, infrastructure, and network engineering4+ years of experience managing a team of help desk employeesThought leader for peers, clients, as well as a team, getting to root causes of issuesExcellent organizational, collaboration, and analytical skillsStrong writing and communication skills for both technical and non-technical audiencesDemonstrated leadership and personnel management skillsStrong writing and communication skills for both technical and non-technical audiencesDesired Qualities:Excited about digital media and publishingCommitment to the Forbes culture of celebrating successInterest in the journalism business and familiarity with the challenges facing itA passion for self-education and a drive to be ever forward lookingBenefits:Competitive payComprehensive benefits packageRock-star teamGym reimbursement programAbout ForbesThe defining voice of entrepreneurial capitalism, Forbes champions success by celebrating those who have made it, and those who aspire to make it. Forbes convenes and curates the most-influential leaders and entrepreneurs who are driving change, transforming business and making a significant impact on the world. The Forbes brand today reaches more than 120 million people worldwide through its trusted journalism, signature LIVE events, custom marketing programs and 40 licensed local editions in 70 countries. Forbes Medias brand extensions include real estate, education and financial services license agreements. For more information, visit: www.forbes.com/forbes-media/Forbes is an equal opportunity employer.
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