The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth is a nonprofit dedicated to identifying and developing the talents of academically advanced K-12 students around the world. We provide today's brightest students with fun, challenging courses; a community of engaged learners; and a strong foundation for future success in college and their careers.
Want to join our team? We are looking for mission-driven problem-solvers who can thrive in CTY's diverse, collaborative, fast-paced, and results-driven work environment. We value innovation, creativity, integrity, and a shared commitment to the bright young people we serve. In return, we offer employees the opportunity to be part of the Johns Hopkins community and to take advantage of our generous benefits package, which includes affordable health-care options and tuition assistance for employees and their families.
We are seeking a Communications Project Manager who is a detail-oriented, organized, creative, and energetic individual who oversees and executes a variety of communications and marketing projects. This role requires a combination of creative process management, needs analysis, scheduling, vendor management, and creative skills with competencies in but not limited to the following:
Create and execute communications plans for organizational partners
Collaborate with internal stakeholders and subject matter experts and with external vendors and partners to execute communications and marketing projects
Produce and generate buy-in for engaging creative concepts for marketing collateral and corporate communications projects
Provide copyediting and proofreading on a variety of traditional and digital media assets
Represent the Communications and Marketing department at a variety of meetings and events
Oversee and coordinate the work of external designers and other members of cross-disciplinary creative teams
Maintain Communications, public relations, and editorial calendars
Ensure consistency and quality of design and messaging in marketing materials to steward the JHU and CTY brands
Please note: this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
This position is hybrid and is required to report to campus a minimum of two days per week, M-F.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree in relevant field (e.g. Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Writing) required
Five years related experience required
Experience and proven track record of successful creative project planning and execution incorporate communications, agency, and public and media relations
Creative team leadership experience
Expert ability to set and manage project deadlines for self, team, partners, and vendors
Advanced degree may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula*
*JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
** Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Strong knowledge of integrated marketing communications planning
Strong understanding of AP style
Knowledge of brand management best practices and campaign management
Knowledge of digital and content marketing best practices
Knowledge of public and media relations best practices
Knowledge of media monitoring tools and best practices
Experience managing creative team members and vendors
Experience creating and managing corporate communications and editorial calendars
Experience leading intranet and website content and development projects
Experience with digital marketing strategies and programs
Experience with content marketing program planning and execution
Experience managing printed materials projects
Skilled editor and proofreader
Proficiency in planning and executing integrated, multi-channel marketing programs
Brainstorming and meeting facilitation
Competency in project management and collaborative software applications including but not limited to Smartsheet and MS Teams
Ability to work collaboratively with CTY staff in and outside the communications and marketing department
Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification desirable
Ability to sit in a normal seated position for extended periods of time
Dexterity of hands to operate a computer keyboard, mouse pad and other office machinery
The incumbent will be required to communicate regularly via telephone, online, and face to face with internal and external customers and must be able to exchange accurate and timely information in these settings
Position also requires a degree of mobility common to working in an office environment; bending, kneeling or standing during events and presentations may be required
This position currently oversees and prioritizes work of the Communications & Marketing Writer
Working Title: Communications Project Manager Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PE Starting Salary Range: $70,500 - $82,500 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon-Fri/8:30-5pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/Mount Washington Campus Department name: Communications and Marketing Personnel area: Academic and Business Centers
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