Project Manager, Marketing & Communications - 5738

Project Description:

Are you experienced in managing projects and eager to lead projects utilizing industry best practices? One of our clients within Microsoft is seeking a Project Manager to work closely with various teams to empower them with investment, programs, and strategies to develop tactics that will drive business goals. They are looking for a strong Business Project Manager that will support the teams in achieving this goal.

The tasks, duties, and responsibilities commonly performed by the Project Manager are shown in the job description example below:

Deliverables/Responsibilities:

  • ROB (Rhythm of the Business) Project Management:
    • setting up the cadence of Rhythm of Business touch points and meetings (such as but not limited to Team meetings, Sales Performance Calls, Planning meetings, World-wide team check-in, Quarterly forecast rhythm)
    • build and coordinate calendar of Rhythm of Business and bring regular perspective for optimization
    • build and coordinate templates
    • coordinating the collection of content
    • managing the tool input and follow-up of open items
  • Back-timing Project Management of big rocks:
    • Setting up a cadence and back-timing for big projects such as a launch of a new product
    • Coordinate deliverables across teams and follow-up on deadlines
    • Build communication
  • Communications Project Management:
    • setting up the cadence of communications/newsletters (such as but not limited to: Quarterly/Weekly recaps, calendar, campaign reports)
    • build and coordinate templates
    • keep aliases and distribution list current
    • coordinating the collection of content across teams to input in the communication points
    • PowerPoint wizard that will update slides to adhere to company's legal and brand requirements
  • Repository Project Manager:
    • Bring structure to the different cross-team's content location
    • managing the share points and site structure
    • managing and keep current list of access
  • Support Lead:
    • Support upper management on day-to-day team's projects
    • Build and coordinate half-yearly team offsite
    • Initiate optimization and driver of simplification

Qualifications/Requirements:

The consultant should have the following skills, tools knowledge, education, and experience:

  • Consumer Marketing Strategy and Tactical Planning
  • Proactive and Resourceful
  • Project Management
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Strong Communications
  • Collaboration and Leadership

Soft Skills:

  • Self-starter
  • Builds meaningful relationships
  • Takes an innovative approach to problem solving
  • Always learning and curious about the business
  • Has great energy and enthusiasm for the work

About Simplicity

From strategy to execution, Simplicity Consulting is the preferred marketing and business consultancy for the new world of work. We help companies accelerate growth, add a fresh perspective, and increase capacity—at the speed of business—with access to our curated community of marketing, communications, and business operations experts.

Simplicity is a five-time Inc. 5000 honoree as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America and has been recognized as one of Washington’s largest women-owned companies by Puget Sound Business Journal. Female-founded and -run, we’re committed to helping everyone thrive in today’s workplace.

Equal opportunity employer

Simplicity is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and supportive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Benefits

  • Health: Medical (HSA or PPO) and Vision
  • Voluntary Insurances: Dental, Disability, Life, and AD&D
  • 401K with employer match
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Paid holidays