The Northeastern University Marketing department is looking for a Creative Operations Manager to join our growing dynamic team at the Roux Institute. In this role, you will be responsible for the coordination and scheduling of work that flows through the marketing department at the Roux Institute, keeping the team on task and on time. Reporting to Director for Marketing, you will work closely with the key cross-functional partners in both the central marketing and Roux Institute marketing teams; aligning on portfolio prioritization and shaping the creative process for efficiency and scalability. This position is a fit for someone who has an understanding of marketing projects and experience managing a portfolio of work in a fast-paced environment.
Oversee and facilitate all marketing work for the Roux Institute portfolio - from intake to completion
Collaborate with cross-functional partners to identify the scope, timelines and resources needed to successfully complete all assigned projects/tasks
Ensure the team is on task and projects on deadline, handling the logistics and internally routing of work
Communicate clear and actionable creative feedback to the team, distill information from cross functional partners and stakeholders, evaluate scope and arrange for revision timing accordingly
Ability to identify when to escalate critical issues that affect project deadlines or deliverables in a timely manner
Independently coordinate internal and external partners - including freelancers, agencies, and vendors - as needed, helping to cultivate relationships with a focus on building trust.
Manage the contracts and invoicing process and reconciliation with all third-party vendors and agencies, involving stakeholders as needed.
Leverage the central marketing team processes and dashboards to report out on portfolio health, communicating any possible issues with workload and prioritization
Establish and reinforce best practices and documentation
Increase efficiencies by proactively identifying and solving problems, and integrating with marketing team leads.
Provide the minimum education, experience, and skills required to perform the job successfully.
5+ years of experience in a marketing traffic, project management, operations or production role
Proficient with project management practices and software
Exceptional organizational skills including attention to detail, the ability to multi-task and time management
A respectful, collaborative team player who thrives in a fast-moving environment
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.