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Quartz is seeking a Manager to lead Quartz’s Information Technology team. The IT Manager will be chiefly responsible for developing and implementing the Company’s IT strategy, managing day-to-day IT operations, and handling network, systems, and enterprise administration.

This role will require leadership across several important areas including: digital and mobile innovation, technical implementation of new digital products and business launches, cybersecurity and data protection, procurement and budget management, and long-term planning for risk and the growth of the business.  The role will report to Quartz’s General Counsel and Director of Corporate Operations.

The IT Manager will be responsible for:

  • Network, systems, and enterprise administration
  • Support business units’ web hosting and development needs
  • Manage all aspects of software and hardware procurement, including screening and selecting vendors, negotiating contracts, implementing software and systems, and reviewing and processing invoices.
  • Manage departmental operating and capital budgets
  • Design and implement organizational cybersecurity program
  • Working with legal department, design, implement, and monitor data protection, acceptable use, document retention, and other such end user policies
  • Manage Support Desk team, including willingness to directly provide end user support when required
  • Ensure technical best practices are followed across the organization and encourage communication and collaboration of developers across the enterprise
  • Carving out IT infrastructure currently under Atlantic Media (previous owner) to new Quartz environment

Experience of the Ideal Candidate:

  • Broad experience across software development, networks, databases, cybersecurity, Web and mobile application, architecture, and project management
  • Direct network, systems, and enterprise administration experience
  • Experience initiating successful product development in the media industry
  • Experience managing a departmental budget
  • Proven ability to interface directly with key stakeholders
  • Strong communication and people management skills with proven success in motivating and mentoring        
  • Previously operated a mission-critical technology environment while maintaining a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship and productivity
  • Flexible and adaptable attitude toward changes in the business environment and technology

Characteristics of the Ideal Candidate:

  • A good listener with a passion for people operations.
  • Open communication mindset.
  • Excitement and drive to build the best global business media brand.
  • Strong interest in creative professions and ways to enable creative professionals to do their best work.
  • Resourcefulness and ability to work proactively and independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Superior service ethic, grace under pressure, and spirit of generosity.
  • Mission-driven, nimble, and flexible.
  • Bachelor’s degree required

About Quartz

Quartz was founded in 2012 to serve a new kind of business leader with bracingly creative and intelligent journalism that’s built for users first. It is now more than 230 people around the world, including more than 100 journalists, with a significant presence in New York, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Washington DC, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Quartz has won numerous awards for its journalism, product, design, and sales leadership, including a prestigious Gerald Loeb Award. It is owned by Uzabase, the business intelligence and media company—and is now embarking on building its own operational team following its sale by Atlantic Media. You can read more about Quartz, including the company’s values.


Quartz Media LLC is an EOE of Minorities/Women/Vets/Disability.


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