The Senior Manager of Marketing & Communications is responsible for being the lead project manager for Project Success communications and marketing, website and social media, and program promotions efforts – with a goal of developing and executing effective and streamlined processes for communications activities that result in greater engagement from students, families, and community, and awareness of Project Success impact and outcomes. The Senior Manager of Marketing & Communications will be an internal champion of the Project Success brand and communications strategy by coordinating with our brand partner and senior leadership to understand the vision and communications strategy for the organization. They will then execute on the communications plan and move the strategies and tactics into action with the communications team. They will prioritize workflow, timelines, and deadlines for the communications team.
This role reports to the Director of Administration and is part of the Communications team at Project Success. They have one direct report - a Communications Manager.
Our ideal candidate is a strong project manager with a successful track record of managing communications including promotions, print and digital campaigns, brand management, web and social, and marketing. They should have excellent oral and written communications skills, including copywriting and ensuring brand tone in communications. I.D.E.A. (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility) is at the foundation of the communications and messaging strategy at Project Success, as we work with 15,000 students and families in the Minneapolis Public Schools district. They must approach communications and messaging with a deep understanding of the importance of and experience with integrating I.D.E.A. into each area of this work. They should be experienced in working with direct reports and other key staff, vendors, and contractors to accomplish communications priorities. They must be trustworthy with a high sense of integrity, with the ability to build and nurture relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders.