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Project Manager - Ed Tech

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Responsible for overseeing and directing multiple projects at a time and ensuring that these projects meet or exceed marketing and business requirements and are delivered on-time and on-budget. 

 

Responsibilities: 

• Develop detailed project plans for small to large marketing communications and web projects for US, Europe and Asia markets. 

• Manage the development and execution of projects that vary widely both in scope and cross-functional team members.

• Takes ownership for the overall project and navigate through issues while cultivating positive relationships with all teams involved. 

• Create clear, specific and complete project status updates on a regular basis. 

• Partner with marketing managers to execute market communication and web project priorities across all regions 

• Execute projects within the mutually agreed upon time frame with timely and cohesive communications with internal and external teams throughout project life cycle. 

• Evaluate project requirements and required resources and collaborate with the requestors to identify the most efficient implementation that meets the business and marketing requirements. 

• Track project progress and align resources to work towards the project milestones and plan. 

• Identify efficiencies and process improvements for marketing communications and web projects. 

• Manage translations for marketing communication and web projects for Europe and Asia markets as necessary. 

• Perform risk management to minimize project risks and, when needed, report and escalate to management. 

• Leverage strong and strategic relationships within multiple functions, including worldwide marketing programs, creative directors, copywriters, web developers, and marketing managers 

• Manage and maximize utilization of project management tools, while providing support to the marketing team in the tools. 

 

Role does not include: 

• Definition of marketing objectives and strategy. 

• Development of content 

 

Critical Relationships for Success: 

• Market Segment Managers 

• Marketing Program Managers 

• Regional Marketing Managers 

• Product Development 

• Marcom/Web Project Managers 

• Worldwide Marcom Team Lead and Members 

• Worldwide Web and Marketing Operations Team Lead and Members 

• Agency Relationships and Suppliers 

 

Recommended Experiences: 

• Project management for marketing communications and web projects including, but are not limited to brand identity, digital marketing assets, photography, print literature, advertisements, logo design, packaging, tradeshow, retail point-of-purchase and website/multimedia. 

• Planning and coordinating multifunctional teams. 

• Understands business and technical objectives of web projects 

• Working with ambiguous and fluid inputs 

• Exposure to education and/or technology markets. 

• Teaming, including cross-functional and cross-organizational teams where influence, rather than control, is required to achieve goals. 

 

Skills Needed: 

• Excellent time-management skills to drive multiple project schedules simultaneously and ensure deliverables are met on time 

• Strong written and verbal communications to share project status, highlight risks, and influence 

• Conflict resolution, negotiation and relationship building 

• Strong knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite software 

• Able to work independently with minimal supervision. 

• Highly organized self-starter – someone who can take initiative, develop new ideas, etc. 

 

How Role Will Be Measured 

• Delivering role responsibilities. 

• Delivering on against business requirements, schedules and budgets 

• Building and maintaining successful and productive relationships within marketing communications/web team and other functional groups 

 

Not Required but a Plus 

• InMotion Experience 

• Project Management Certification

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