The Indiana University Alumni Association (IUAA) activates and supports the global alumni network - encouraging alumni to grow a lifelong connection with Indiana University, and inspiring their ongoing generosity toward each other and the university.
As we pursue our mission, a core set of values guides our approach.
Collaboration: we work together to achieve common goals.
Commitment : we serve each other, our alumni and the university with professionalism and integrity.
Inclusion: we work to create an inclusive culture that is committed to diversity, belonging, and equity.
Pride: we share and celebrate the best of the past, present, and future of IU.
The award-winning IUAA marketing department develops marketing strategy and creative for internal content and programs such as Homecoming, IUPUI Regatta, the Indiana University Alumni Magazine (published bi-annually), IUPUI Alumni Leaders Awards, and our monthly e-newsletter, Alumni Insider . A highly collaborative team, we engage with IU's 729,000+ alumni through editorial and promotional content.
Manages medium to large projects, from start to finish, ensuring on time completion within budget.
Develops project plan(s) and efficiently analyzes, tracks, forecasts, and reports on project metrics and shortfalls.
Coordinates and facilitates efforts of project team(s) consisting of various staff and hourly employees.
Communicates ongoing changes in tasks, goals, or performance.
Collaborates to ensure that project objectives are achieved within established time frames.
Participates in client meetings, vendor/contract decisions, and development of project requirements and specifications.
May provide guidance and support to less experienced peers.
The Project Manager is a critical member of the alumni marketing team and is responsible for understanding our strategies, tactics, methods, marketplace, and audience to shape and promote the services and products of the IUAA. Typical projects include: video, photography, websites, print brochures, advertisements, signage, and other marketing products. This work is done collaboratively, advancing IUAA's mission, and adhering to the IU brand guidelines.
This role manages marketing projects from start to finish, ensuring they are completed on time and within budget. Using our online project management tool, they develop project plans and analyze, track, forecast and report on project metrics and shortfalls. They identify, resolve, or escalate operational problems and minimize delays for completion when needed. The Project Manager drives execution of day-to-day tasks with the creative team on multiple projects at a time, ensuring they have the information needed to perform the task and that quality assurance steps have finished before publishing.
Bachelor's degree in a relevant field.
2 years of relevant experience.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion.
Demonstrated project management skills.
Proficient communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Excellent collaboration and team building skills.
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
Highly thorough and dependable.
Attention to detail.
Ability to learn and use basic computer software.
Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
Ability to build strong relationships.
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
Experience working with a creative and/or content team a plus.
Understanding of and experience using Adobe Creative Cloud software, particularly InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
Demonstrated proficiency and experience with a web content management system.
Experience with an email service provider such as Salesforce, iModules, or Constant Contact.
Experience with a web-based project management system such as Workfront, Basecamp, or Trello.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
This position is will primarily work from our Indianapolis office and may require travel to Bloomington for meetings.
IUPUI Office of Alumni Relations 301 University Blvd. Suite 1031 Indianapolis, IN 46202
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information .
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.