Pearson Marketing Project Manager (Remote) in Austin, Texas
This is a remote-working position with locations in Minneapolis, MN, Austin or San Antonio, TX, or Iowa City, IA.
Pearson Clinical and School Assessments is looking for a talented Marketing Project Manager to join the team. This position requires an individual with strong organizational skills and an ability to multi-task for a high volume of projects. We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills, a proactive attitude, a keen eye for detail and who is ready to jump in and hit the ground running. This role will be responsible for managing internal and external resources to plan, track, organize, develop, produce, and distribute Pearson's Clinical Assessment direct marketing, commercialization, and related communications projects for assigned market and/or product portfolios.
This position will report to the Director of Strategic Marketing.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Collaborate with Strategy Marketing Managers and Director to create/refine a creative brief, including goals, themes, and deliverables, for each marketing project.
Maintain an awareness of the possible synergies between print and electronic projects with other marketing channels (events and the website); make recommendations as appropriate.
Participate in product/market planning and other activities to develop and maintain an understanding of assigned market area(s)--products, strategies, customer base, customer needs, etc. and the use of identified products/portfolios within those market areas.
Work collaboratively with assigned Strategy Marketing Managers and Director, providing guidance and recommendations regarding effective marketing tactics and media alternatives to attain their goals efficiently and effectively for specific projects.
Provide clear and timely project status updates to Creative and Marketing team.
Manage some operational projects as needed.
Ensure project statuses are up to date in project management system.
Initiate appropriate project meetings to kickoff projects, gain greater knowledge of the executional goals and expectations, and to effectively communicate project status.
Work with internal and/or external designers, writers, and production services to ensure that project meets creative and marketing objectives, budget, and schedule.
Manage budget, schedule and tracking requirements, including request for appropriate budget coding. Track project costs to ensure that the project stays within budget.
Review project deliverables (creative and copy) and evaluate fit with stated project goals; work with creative team to revise as required. Manage deliverables review and approval process with project sponsor and other internal departments as required.
Determine production and distribution specifications for each project. Coordinate with production group to ensure execution activities meet time, budget and quality parameters required for the projects.
Monitor campaign analytics for projects to inform decisions to improve future marketing efforts.
Qualifications and Skills:
Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, advertising or related field preferred.
Minimum 5-7 years' experience managing marketing materials and campaign development and production, preferably within a marketing department in a corporate environment or an advertising agency.
Must be able to demonstrate processes, knowledge of design and production tools for both print and electronic delivery.
Highly organized and detail-oriented; must be self-motivated to take a project and run with it with little direction; Proactive problem-solver.
Works well under pressure, while maintaining a positive outlook and “can-do” attitude.
Proficient in basic Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Asana project management experience preferred.
Experience with Zoom and Zoom Events is preferred, but not required.
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Organization: Assessment & Qualifications
Req ID: 5605