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Project Manager

Company:
ASU Foundation
Job Location:
Category:
Communications, Marketing, and Public Affairs
Type:
Full-Time

Project Manager

The ASU Outreach Hub is dedicated to connecting more constituents in impactful ways using data-derived insights, integrated and collaborative approaches and advanced outreach techniques in support of the ASU Public Enterprise.

The Project Manager is responsible for leading and overseeing all aspects of multi-channel and complex marketing-related projects within the ASU Outreach Hub. This role works closely with stakeholders to strategically ensure that all deliverables are on-time, on-budget, and within scope. This role will also be responsible for developing and maintaining client relationships, managing fundraising campaign timing with external and internal stakeholders, and overseeing the successful execution of marketing campaigns.

What you'll do: 

  • Leads project management for complex, multichannel marketing campaigns in support of ASU Foundation and partners at Arizona State University, ensuring that projects are completed on time and according to client expectations

  • Creates and implements timelines and manages workflow proactively to ensure timelines are met by internal team members and external vendor partners

  • Effectively addresses issues and challenges and they arise and removes obstacles toward meeting key execution milestones

  • Implements standardized project management practices, SLAs and campaign SOWs

  • Develops a complete and thorough understanding of project scope, details, budget, dependencies and due dates for multiple deliverables or tasks simultaneously; tracks project budgets and schedules, and creates reports as needed

  • Works creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence

  • Tracks and monitors progress, status, reviews, approvals and budgets; ensures all stakeholders are kept well informed

  • Oversees campaign milestones, alignment meetings and creative reviews with senior stakeholders, internal teams and partners

  • Provides stakeholders status updates throughout all phases and alerts team and colleagues of any threat to on-time delivery of any project deliverable

  • Hires, motivates, develops, and retains a high-performance team

  • Other duties as assigned

What you'll need:  

  • Advanced knowledge and ability practicing the principles, practices, methods and techniques of project management

  • Ability to negotiate, resolve conflicts, and navigate complex conversations

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to communicate well verbally, in writing, in front of a group and in one-on-one-conversations

  • Collaborative style, combined with the ability and desire to work in a team-based environment 

  • Skilled in problem-solving coupled with the ability to build commitment and achieve a win-win situation for all stakeholders

  • Flexible with proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities

  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to set priorities, multi-task, and meet deadlines

  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and responsibility regarding information related to Enterprise Partners, its subsidiaries, and university business and confidential prospect information

  • Highly organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines, while working collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment

  • Highly skilled in various project management systems

  • Team-oriented strategist able to effectively manage complex situations involving numerous and sometimes competing constituencies

  • Attention to detail and thoroughness in completing assigned duties

  • Adept at navigating complex environments with evolving priorities and communication plans, utilizing complex judgement and decision-making skills

  • Strong working knowledge of MS suite

Relevant qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Marketing, Business, or related field

  • Five (5) years of project management experience for a marketing agency, nonprofit or in-house corporate marketing team, with responsibility for managing projects from inception to completion, including collaborating with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment

  • Two (2) years of exposure to project management methodologies, including Agile, SCRUM, SDLC/Waterfall

  • One (1) year of supervisory experience

  • Completed coursework relative to PMP/Lean Six Sigma certification or equivalent

  • Or any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or equivalent

  • Experience working with Wrike and Ziflow

  • Experience handling project management for marketing to support fundraising campaigns

Benefits:  

  • Hybrid work schedule. We work from home two days a week!

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance 

  • 401(k) plan with matching employer contribution 

  • 22 days of vacation time 

  • 11 holidays, including your birthday 

  • Parental leave 

  • Significant tuition reductions 

  • Professional development is highly valued at ASU Enterprise Partners, where employees are encouraged to look across the organization and nurture new areas of interest 

  • $30 bi-weekly cell phone reimbursement 

At ASU Enterprise Partners: 

We serve. 

We serve the faculty and staff of ASU to bring them resources so they can do all the great things that they do. 

We innovate. 

We're always looking for new ideas, new solutions, new approaches and new ways to address the challenges facing ASU. 

We engage. 

We engage our donors, philanthropists, investors and partners, connecting them to ASU and helping them share their time, talent and treasure. 

We care. 

When we serve, innovate and engage, it shows that we care - about faculty, staff, donors, fellow employees and other partners as we bring resources to ASU. 

ASU Enterprise Partners and its subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer that is firmly committed to promoting justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion within our organization and throughout our sphere of influence. Because we embrace a spirit of innovation and achievement, we will endeavor to maximize the talent and potential of all employees, directors, and volunteers through bold and strategic action aimed at building success and a sense of belonging. All employees are expected to act in good faith to support these actions and to not impede the efforts of others to build a just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive organization. 

ASU Enterprise Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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