Marketing Project Manager

Marketing and Creative Services Remote, Work from Home Boston, Massachusetts


About Us

Shorelight is reinventing the international education experience for students worldwide. Based in Boston, the company works directly with top-ranked, nonprofit American universities to build innovative programs and high-touch, technology-driven services that help talented students thrive and become global citizens. 

Job Overview

We are seeking a Marketing Production Manager who will lead and manage the production of content and creative assets across a broad set of marketing touchpoints, including web, email, and print. This individual will oversee capacity planning, project management, and product development, and report to the Senior Director of Creative Services. 
This role will be responsible for working with Marketing leadership to develop and maintain a sustainable system for the planning, prioritization, resource assignment, tracking, and reporting of a series of initiatives and projects that are critical to the success of the Shorelight marketing mission. This individual will work directly with marketing leaders to understand strategic goals balance competing priorities, and across teams of UX designers, content managers, marketing automation managers, and program managers to manage resource capacity. 
Through excellent communication and organization skills, this person will help Shorelight create a positive and productive working environment, where every team member can easily understand the status of all Shorelight marketing team’s active efforts. 
Essential Functions
  • Reports to Sr. Director, Creative to assess incoming initiatives and project priorities across Engagement, Program Marketing, CX, and Creative Services. 
  • Manage and facilitate project development and communication, including stand-ups, check-in meetings, ticket sizing, demos, and retrospectives.
  • Set standards for brief and ensure project scopes and schedules are well defined. Work closely with developers and marketing stakeholders to identify dependencies and milestones. 
  • Track project progress, including team capacity and velocity, and report status back to the leadership team
  • Manage coordination of stakeholder feedback, QA testing, and analytics reporting.
  • Lead the communication of marketing wins, changes, and updates to external teams through our corporate communication channels. 
  • When necessary assist in relationship management with external/internal partners and vendors. 
Minimum Qualifications
  • 3+ years related experience in project management.
  • Strong experience in digital/interactive project management. 
  • Experience in creative project management
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills. 
  • Ability to motivate, support and work cooperatively within a team. 
  • Experience in defining scope for new products and features, communicating requirements and dependencies, and proactively identifying project roadblocks.
  • Expertise in resolving time-sensitive matters.
  • Expertise in gantt chart applications, bug tracking, issue tracking, and other common project management and common communications tools.
Preferred Qualifications
  • 5+ years experience in a in a digital or software or product development organization.
  • Experience with the development of large-scale websites and a strong understanding of development technologies.
  • Experience with iterative models and methodologies and working with development teams, product owners, and other stakeholders to implement new features.
Application Process

To apply for this position, please visit the Shorelight Careers page to submit an application with a resume and cover letter.

Background Check Required--Education, Criminal, Identity

Shorelight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.