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Commonwealth Financial Network Marketing Project Manager, External Communications in Waltham, Massachusetts

Whether you’re looking for a high-energy, inclusive atmosphere or a company that understands the importance of work/life balance, Commonwealth is your match! From generous bonus and 401(k) programs to tuition reimbursement and opportunities for flexible work schedules, Commonwealth is focused on helping its employees thrive in an environment suited to their needs. On top of all that, our Marketing department offers a hybrid work schedule, so you’ll be able to work from home part time!

We’re looking for a marketing project manager to manage the process and approvals for assets and deliverables developed by our Marketing External Communications team. Working directly with the program manager, directors, strategists, editors, and creatives in External Communications, the project manager will lead the production of materials for websites, publications, social media, and press releases. The ideal candidate will have strong marketing communications experience, problem-solving expertise, and organizational and interpersonal skills to structure project workflows and collaborate with other team members to deliver strategic, high-quality assets.

Key Responsibilities

  • Evaluating incoming briefs and preparing projects for kickoff

  • Translating creative briefs into project plans and workflow templates, ensuring goals are met while balancing team workloads

  • Laying out project plans in Workfront to define work phases, timing, and team structure

  • Collaborating with internal teams to ensure that work is aligned and consistent with Marketing initiatives

  • Understanding project goals to help individual team members prioritize their workload

  • Using insights and post-mortem lessons learned to implement process improvements

  • Coaching teams throughout a project, and acting as liaison between program managers, requestors, stakeholders, and the creative team

  • Providing staff with learning experiences for growth and team optimization

Core Strengths and Skills

  • Proven success managing projects and working with various levels of management

  • Clear, confident communication skills (written, verbal, presentation)

  • Demonstrated organization and multitasking abilities

  • Strong negotiation and collaboration skills

  • Skilled at performing under pressure and delivering on tight deadlines

  • Able to take innovative approaches to problem solving

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in project and creative workflow management in a marketing or an agency environment is required

  • Previous experience using Workfront a plus

Have we piqued your curiosity? Can you see yourself thriving in this opportunity? Let’s introduce ourselves.

Picture Yourself Here

At Commonwealth, we believe in a better world. We hold ourselves and each other to higher standards. We take care of one another. That’s why we invest in you—we encourage employee growth both in your career and education; we are building out a robust diversity, equity, and inclusion program; we offer incredible health care benefits; and we find plenty of occasions to celebrate. What’s not to love?

We are always striving to be better, and we are looking for employees who share that same mindset. Better people, better coworkers, better leaders, better creators. Bring your best work and your full self to the table, and we will do the same. Together, we can build a better future for our advisors, their clients, our company, and you.

About Commonwealth

Commonwealth Financial Network®, Member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Adviser, provides a suite of business solutions that empowers more than 2,000 independent financial advisors nationwide.

J.D. Power ranks Commonwealth “#1 in Independent Advisor Satisfaction Among Financial Investment Firms, Nine Times in a Row.” Privately held since 1979, the firm has headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts, and San Diego, California.

Turning our advisors into raving fans starts by doing the same for our employees. We foster an environment of excellence, growth, rewards, and fun in equal measure, which has earned us 43 Best Place to Work awards.

The Fine Print

We care about your online safety as a prospective employee and encourage you to exercise caution when responding to job postings online. Commonwealth will never ask potential hiring candidates to pay or transfer funds as a precondition of interviews or employment, nor will we authorize recruiters or agents to do so on our behalf.

Commonwealth is an equal opportunity employer, making intentional efforts to source talent from all backgrounds.

ID: W-2023-TBD

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Street: 29 Sawyer RD