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Marketing Project/Program Manager

We have an opportunity for a Project Manager to work in a long-term assignment with one of our clients in the Minneapolis metro. You will manage key projects that align marketing workflows with operational effectiveness/excellence initiatives.  This role will involve extensive cross-functional team interaction, so excellent personal communication skills in a matrixed environment are key. If you are a go-getter Project Manager with experience in marketing program management, this is the role for you!

Job Overview

  • Lead the development of creating knowledge centers and program workstreams for the organizations marketing function
  • Develop project scopes, define objectives and requirements, identify risks and analyze data to make strategic and tactical recommendations for each workstream
  • Recommend and manage internal and external resources, including agencies and vendors
  • Apply advanced knowledge of processes and technologies to be able to identify and recommend new ways to make projects run more efficiently
  • Lead status update meetings and communications with project stakeholders, external partners and business owners (ex: Marketing, Product Marketing, Operations, IT/Tech, and Analytics teams)
  • Interview subject matter experts, compose business requirements, provide documentation, streamline processes and uphold best practices
Skills & Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in a marketing-related discipline with minimum 4-6 years of experience required
  • Solid experience with integrated project management in a matrixed corporate marketing environment
  • Experience leading kick-off meetings, providing status updates to all stakeholders and managing legal approvals
  • Ability to work cross-functionally across the organization, as well as with clients, external vendors and agency partners
  • Microsoft Office or other project management software skills
  • Experience working in an Agile environment and knowledge of Agile methodology

**LOCAL APPLICANTS ONLY PLEASE** Client is located in the Minneapolis metro.