Communications Project Manager

Conshohocken, PA, | Job #317729
Job Title: Communications Project Manager
Location: Conshohocken, PA,
Type: Freelance / Contract
Ad Title: Communications Project Manager 
Location: Malvern, PA 
Type: Contract to hire 

The person in this position will receive guidance from management in the areas of marketing procedures and specialized knowledge areas, as well as help working within the organization, but will be expected to be able to plan and monitor projects independently. 

Communications Project Manager Responsibilities:
  • Manages the development of multiple complex, well-defined proprietary event plans that map to strategic business needs
  • Events are developed to meet specific business needs and can vary by location, length, format and agenda
  • Position is responsible for defining the events needed, audience, topic, agenda, etc.
  • Plans and monitors project progress by effectively managing tasks using appropriate technology and partnering with Communications and CEP on assignments
  • Ensures consistency and integration of messages across various mediums (i.e., print, spoken expression, electronic, social media, web, etc.)
  • Responsible for recommending both set up for events as well as directing the creative team on messaging (i.e. print ads for events,etc.)
  • Develops and maintains strong, consultative relationships with internal and external partners to ensure business needs are met based on specific criteria defined by the team
  • Monitors and analyzes product and marketplace trends, client needs, and competitive offerings across applicable markets using primary and secondary research sources, industry publications, competitor websites, and feedback from clients
  • Establishes a high level of knowledge about Vanguard’s existing product offerings and capabilities
  • Is able to clearly define benefits and effectively communicate to internal and external clients
  • Establishes strong working relationships with sales leadership, senior leaders, technical and business leads, decision-makers, marketing managers, communications professionals, and stakeholders
  • Recommends tactical direction to internal decision-makers
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned

Communications Project Manager Requirements: 
  • Undergraduate degree in Marketing preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum three years related work experience
  • Working knowledge of applicable business/service area(s) (depending on specific work assignment)
  • Knowledge of investments, mutual funds, Vanguard funds, and investment marketing
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to focus on client needs
  • Ability to translate features into benefits
  • Ability to work with increase independence with the direction of a more experienced marketing manager, and establish work priorities with guidance from management
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to think strategically
  • Ability to deal professionally with people of all levels
  • Good verbal and written communications skills

Job ID: 317729RC
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