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The Project Management Associate is responsible for overseeing project management of the Development Communications portfolio of publications and projects. Reporting to the Manager of Campaign Communications, the Project Management Associate advances the fundraising priorities in the Office of External Affairs (EA).
Drives project management of Development Communications publications and projects throughout their life cycle.
In collaboration with other EA team members, is responsible for successfully planning, monitoring, and completing projects. Provides regular project updates to key stakeholders.
Uses and optimizes project management software (Workfront) to build, manage, organize, and communicate production schedules, project timelines, resource allocation, budgets, and next steps.
Serves as liaison between cross-functional teams to advance development communications initiatives.
Ensures stakeholder alignment with a key focus on coordinating communication and project management between EA Development, Marketing, and Editorial teams. Provides regular content and project status updates to gift officers.
Prepares and circulates agendas for Development Communications meetings; presents Workfront project status updates and captures and disseminates key action items and next steps.
Maintains Development Communications content calendar and coordinates annual portfolio review, measuring effectiveness through KPIs and metrics. Supports review of all new work requests and advises senior leadership (E.A.S.E.) when needed.
Trains External Affairs employees on Development Communications' Workfront processes and ensures successful software implementation and adoption.
Evaluates and improves production processes, workflows, and systems, using an array of tools including OneDrive and Microsoft Teams.
Drafts, edits, proofreads and formats print, and digital content as needed. Aggregates feedback and implements edits for priority publications, including working with vendors and designers. Traffics content through approvals as needed.
Bachelor's degree in communications, English, business, or similar field preferred.
Approximately 3-5 years of related work experience, including project management.
Experience at academic, medical, or non-profit companies in project management, communications, or a related field desired.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong communication skills and attention to detail with the ability to be proactive and take initiative.
Demonstrated organizational skills; capable of working independently and as a team member; maintains a team-oriented approach and possesses the ability to cultivate positive and collegial workplace relationships.
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Cloud and project management software such as Workfront.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to drive clear processes to a successful end result with effective written and oral communication, moving forward projects to completion.
Demonstrates ability to understand expectations of internal and external parties and an ambition to find solutions and best practices to exceed all parties' expectations.
Maintains a flexible and forward-thinking approach to the way work is done and demonstrates the values of the organization in everyday operations.
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Working Conditions/Physical Demands
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