Senior Project Manager

This is a hybrid role in Minneapolis, MN.

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for managing the direction, guidance and leadership of Marcomm’s Fractional Team resources to execute digital marketing efforts. They work directly with clients to lead projects and ensure all marketing activities are completed on time, on scope and with quality.

As the marketing leader for our Fractional clients, you will be on the front lines working with client stakeholders and a team of creatives, specialists, and interns to serve as our clients’ remote marketing team. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or PR/journalism. They must also have proven experience in providing marketing direction and executing marketing campaigns. High competency in facilitating meetings, developing plans and coordinating the efforts of multiple people is a huge advantage. Ultimately, the Senior Project Manager will take charge of building profitable, long-term relationships with our clients and deliver top-notch marketing.

What kind of person are we looking for?

A gutsy leader who is adventurous, daring and fearless. Someone who is both intellectually bright and also exceptionally savvy about people. It is essential that we get things done, so we want a manager who is decisive, confident and courageous – someone who takes both success and failure and turns it into learning experiences for themselves and the team. We like to have fun, so the ideal teammate will have an original and unique sense of humor and enjoy spending time in the office with the Marcomm team, and onsite with clients.

How much experience do you need?

To apply you must have a minimum of five years professional marketing experience. We want to know that you are a tested, tried and true professional who will exemplify our brand internally with our team and externally to the market at large. We want someone on the verge of greatness, motivated by making a difference. We’re interested in your ability to start quickly, someone who figures out what is needed or how to get the expertise required in very short order. You need to be able to think, communicate and plan at a level that is above your peers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, direct and execute client marketing efforts (with help from internal team members, freelancers, and vendors)
  • Oversee social media marketing strategy and content marketing
  • Develop marketing plans based on current trends and customer demographics to increase brand awareness
  • Assign tasks, set deadlines and manage budgets for client work and projects
  • Meet with clients and provide weekly progress updates
  • Establish long-term relationships with client stakeholders and identify growth opportunities
  • Manage direct reports, including marketing interns and specialists
  • Flexible work – ability to work onsite with clients and/or Marcomm team (up to 50%)
  • Any other marketing-related tasks that Marcomm or our clients need…

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years in project management
  • Minimum 5 years in hands-on marketing role (web, social and digital content experience)
  • Client account management or vendor management experience
  • Budget planning or management
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Experience managing people or resources on team or project basis
  • CRM and/or marketing automation software experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or PR/journalism
  • Experience writing and developing content
  • Experience with proposal or plan development (scoping projects)
  • Experience with website planning, management or development (WordPress)
  • Experience with project management software (Monday.com, or similar)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with ability build relationships with clients and proactively seek clarity

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or PR/journalism
  • Experience writing and developing content
  • Experience with proposal or plan development (scoping projects)
  • Experience with website planning, management or development (WordPress)
  • Experience with project management software (Monday.com, or similar)

MARCOMM Inc. is headquartered in Minneapolis. The types of Marketing, Interactive, Digital and Creative jobs we offer are dynamic, fun and always fast paced. Our employment package is “best-in-class” because we’re committed to hiring the brightest, most qualified talent available. For more info check out our website at www.marcommdept.com

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