Marketing Project Manager


Marketing Acrobat and Project Juggler Extraordinaire

We’re looking for an agile, on-the-ball, meticulously organized individual to manage some of Hawaii’s most impactful marketing projects from launch to landing.

What you’ll do_

Key responsibilities

  • Work with project sponsors, stakeholders, and team members to define project requirements, scope, risks, staffing requirements, organization, and approach.
  • Work with resource managers to obtain resource assignments.
  • Work with the project team and sponsors to develop detailed project work plans, timelines, and budgets.
  • Appropriately and effectively use standard methodology and templates.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate activities of project personnel to ensure project progress on schedule and within budget.
  • Track and manage issues; escalate issues to the appropriate level in a timely manner.
  • Track and manage project budgets.
  • Prepare status reports and keep project sponsors, team, stakeholders, and others informed of project status and related issues.
  • Manage requests for changes to scope, schedule, and budget according to defined change control procedures.
  • Serve as project liaison representing the project to other departments, senior management, affiliated individuals or institutions, and outside organizations.
  • Effectively close projects ensuring that all project work and documentation is complete and that all project work has been successfully transitioned to operations.
  • Contribute to project portfolio planning by developing project justifications and estimates and/or proposals.

What you’ll need_

Required skills

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate competency in the following areas:

Project Management: Demonstrates skill in applying project management concepts and tools in the successful planning, execution, controlling and closing of projects; determines which process or deliverable is best for the project at hand; develops high quality and appropriate deliverables.

Technology/Clinical Skills: Stays knowledgeable in a broad spectrum of productivity and project management software and technologies; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.

Analysis: Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data.

Problem Solving: Skillfully identifies, analyzes, resolves, or escalates problems/issues in a timely and appropriate manner; develops alternative solutions; facilitates resolution by working well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates interpersonal and social skills required for positive interaction with others; utilizes behaviors that establish trust, minimize conflict, maximize cooperation; keeps emotions under control; remains open to others’ ideas.

Oral communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations; listens well and solicits information and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation and facilitation skills; conveys complex or technical information effectively to technical and non-technical folks; effectively conducts meetings.

Written communication: Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents complex data effectively.

Teamwork: Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; able to build morale and group commitments; supports others’ efforts to succeed.

Leadership: Displays passion and optimism; earns respect and trust; empowers others to fulfill project goals; inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; gives appropriate recognition to others.

Delegation: Delegates work assignments matches responsibility to the person; sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; provides recognition for results.

Ethics: Works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.

Decision making: Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process.

Professionalism: Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work and work of his/her project team to ensure quality; ascribes to a standard of excellence.

Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the work/project environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Business, or other closely related field or comparable years’ experience, required.
  • Minimum 5 years working as a Project Manager.
  • Understanding of Project Management methodologies, Project Management education preferred.
  • Basic understanding of marketing principles and information technology.

Senior Level

  • Minimum 7 – 10 years formal Project Management experience managing mid to large scale projects required; marketing communications setting preferred.
  • PMP or similar Project Management certification strongly preferred.


MVNP provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical/dental/vision insurance, paid vacation and sick days, state and federal holidays, and a 401k.


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