Grace Farms Foundation
  • New Canaan, CT, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Position Overview:

TheMarketing Project Manager will be responsible for assisting to develop and execute marketing project plans that reflect the thought leadership goals of the Foundation's Founder & CEO, Initiative Directors, and other stakeholders. As project manager, you will be responsible driving project deliverables and milestones for mission critical humanitarian work, often with time-sensitive deadlines. This will lead tosuccessful public and private programs, greater public understanding of the Foundation's vision and mission, increased public engagement, and new outcomes.

A successful candidate will identify opportunities to streamline optimization and propose innovative solutions. Working in a dynamic entrepreneurial setting with a world-class team, this position will be the backbone of the marketing department, with their project task management directly contributing to creating more grace and peace in the world. Our cross-sector impact includes the disruption of modern-day slavery, domestic violence, environmental crimes, and donation and preparation of more than 250,000 pounds of food to neighbors facing food insecurity in the last year.

This position will work directly with the Director of Marketing to evaluate and create strategies to effectively implement the marketing phase of the program and project cycle, including mapping out the tasks needed to implement that strategy. You will also serve as the internal day-to-day marketing liaison between Foundation teams to ensure the successful scheduling and execution of event and project campaigns.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Creating a Project Brief for each Project or Event that outlines and manages "pre, present, and post" marketing tasks. This would include creating, managing and updating the tasks in project management software, and providing a weekly, monthly, quarterly status report.
  • Extract data for marketing event/project budgets for the year so that expenses can be tracked effectively.
  • Yearly Project and Event Calendar (information to be given by event manager and/or Initiative Manager)identify all the tasks, figure out their duration, and manage the process.
  • Coordinating with Marketing, Communications, Brand Design and Strategic Partnership Directors for their input on each Project Brief to align goals and needed content and collateral.
  • Setting a content, production and editorial schedule for each Project Brief in our project management system and following up with collaborators to keep to the calendar, utilizing our project management system to oversee the step-by-step creation, review and final approval for planning, content and collateral.
  • Responsible for collecting and generating monthly, quarterly and yearly reports on Project/ Events success metrics
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Coordinate approved budgets, and track related invoices as needed.
  • Coordinate advertising/promotion plans, correlate specified budgets and measuring/ reporting outcomes
  • Support public relations outreach and content creation as it pertains to related marketing tasks.
  • Communicate regular updates to Communications & Marketing team about marketing objectives, progress, and programs.
  • Develop and nurture marketing partnerships, with particular attention to program-related partners as needed.
  • Maintain up-to-date understanding of relevant technologies in relation to marketing and promotion
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills or Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 5-7 years of events marketing & project management experience required
  • Demonstrated strength in project management, ability to handle multiple projects with multiple internal teams simultaneously
  • Ability to synthesize content, information, and stakeholder ideas and distill to a consistent, strategic plan
  • Strong experience establishing marketing objectives
  • Ability to create and establish task-oriented project plans and templates, while balancing that objective with changing priorities
  • Self-starter who excels with deadline-oriented milestones
  • Experience with CRM tools (Salesforce and Pardot) preferred
  • Proven ability to set measurable goals, and to be able to provide key insights to the metrics of their fulfillment
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign appreciated.

Grace Farms Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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