The Communications & Marketing Project Manager (OPM) plays an essential role in managing production and creative projects from concept to execution across the University Communications & Marketing (UCM) division. They'll work with project teams to establish project scope, develop schedules, timelines, project plans, and meeting agendas to keep teams on task and achieve project goals and expected outcomes. They oversee process improvement, workflow management, and ensures that UCM projects have the necessary resources to achieve project goals.
The OPM serves as a project liaison and manages relationships with internal and external partners and works with managers and senior leadership across UCM.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Project Leader/Advisor B
Commensurate with experience
Required Education and Experience
7+ years of experience with project planning, estimation, and relationship management in a marketing, creative services or related environment
Experience with all aspects of traditional and digital production, and account and project management
Strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud, MS Office/Office 365, and other project management and workflow technology tools
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Preferred Education and Experience
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