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University of Washington MARKETING PROJECT MANAGER (TEMPORARY) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 233653

Department: UNIVERSITY MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

Job Location Detail: Hybrid Eligible - Minimum 2 days in office a week

Posting Date: 05/02/2024

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $5,917 - $6,250 per month

Shift: First Shift

Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here. (https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2018/02/benefits-professional-staff-librarians-academic-staff-20230701_a11y.pdf )

Priority consideration will be given to applications submitted fully by May 9th, 2024

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem-solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.

For over 160 years, the University of Washington has been a hub for learning, innovation, problem solving and community building. Supporting this legacy and important public mission—with the goal of making the UW the world’s greatest public university, as measured by positive impact—guides everything we do in University Advancement (https://www.washington.edu/advancement) . Bringing together development; alumni and stakeholder engagement; marketing and communications; and advancement operations, we advance the UW’s impact by developing meaningful connections that foster pride, advocacy and philanthropic support.

The mission of University Marketing & Communications (UMAC) is to lead branding, marketing and communications efforts that advance the reputation, resources and relationships of the University. This starts with creating a culture of belonging ( https://www.washington.edu/advancement/ua-dei-visions-values-and-actions/) within our organization that values the diverse experiences and expertise of our team members, allowing everyone to thrive and to contribute their unique talents as we strive to achieve our shared goals.

University Marketing & Communications has an exciting opening for a Marketing Project Manager. This is a full-time, 6-month temporary position.

The Marketing Project Manager supports all day-to-day workflow on marketing projects that advance the reputation, resources and relationships of the University of Washington and support its mission. Those projects could include the development of the UW Welcome Center, Portage Bay Crossing future developments, brand campaign launch components, post-season football, and aspects of integrated annual plan execution. This role is also integral in project managing various marketing projects and cross-departmental marketing projects.

As an Ambassador of the University Marketing & Communications (UMAC) team, the Marketing Project Manager embodies our values while representing brand leadership and a commitment to excellence. The role upholds, guides and facilitates the mission of University Marketing and Communications in all areas including; branding and marketing, building partnerships and collaborations across the University.

It will be crucial for this position to clearly communicate with all partners to ensure all parties are informed and updated, to report out to leadership as needed, to generate regular scheduled meetings and information sessions for all needs. It is imperative for the specialist to represent the University in a positive and knowledgeable way in all interactions.

What You Will Do: 95% Marketing Project Management

  • Manage multiple workstreams for deliverables in various stages of completion, from start to finish.

  • Advise partners on project timelines, current project status and capacity. Lead the weekly check-ins with key team members on each project’s status.

  • Connect with project team/colleagues daily to ensure successful execution of all assets.

  • Manage projects through a lens of equitable, antiracist communication and collaboration practices, being open to ongoing learning and feedback.

  • Help remove ambiguity in work requests and issues that arise, to provide a clear path forward for project teams.

  • Effectively articulate and advise on roadblocks, gaps and project needs. Identify risks and provide recommended solutions.

  • Manage project budget and work within budget constraints to meet project requirements.

  • 5% Other duties as assigned What You Bring:

  • Some knowledge of and a commitment to learning and implementing equitable, antiracist communication and working practices.

  • Dedication to respect, value and contribute to the UW’s commitment to inclusiveness and diversity, and dedication to examining personal beliefs and biases and continuously developing as a member of a team devoted to equity.

  • Ability to independently manage multiple projects at once and work under tight deadlines.

  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to handle multiple priorities.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office suite software to compile, organize and disseminate information efficiently and effectively. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications related field and four years of progressively responsible experience in marketing, communications, project management, administration or related field. Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration. What You Can Expect:

  • A highly collaborative and inclusive team that values working with others.

  • Open workspace environment, which may result in higher levels of noise and visual distractions.

  • Travel between building, campuses and off-campus locations. Application Process: The application process may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment, you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are access ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.#UWUAJOBS

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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