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Communications Project Manager

Project Bread connects people and communities in Massachusetts to reliable sources of food while advocating for policies that make food more accessible—so that no one goes hungry. To assist us in meeting our mission, Project Bread – The Walk for Hunger is seeking a Communications Project Manager to join our growing team.

At Project Bread, we have a deep commitment to creating positive social change and recognize that hunger and racism are inextricably linked. We work in a fast-paced environment that values learning, innovation, and diverse perspectives. Knowing its centrality to our work, Project Bread is committed to equity and inclusion. We aspire to build a diverse team, including groups that are traditionally underrepresented among our sector leadership. We strongly encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

 

Supervisor: Director of Program Communications

Salary Range: $55,000-60,000

 

The Role:

The Communications Project Manager will be responsible for keeping the Communications team on track and moving projects forward. You’ll have a bird’s eye view of the Communications team’s many projects, and be a traffic controller—ensuring deadlines don’t run into each other and managing around competing priorities and schedules. You’ll break project plans into manageable chunks and be responsible for keeping everyone on the team on track. As Project Manager, you are an integral part of the creative team, keeping everything from large-scale awareness campaigns to donor-facing materials running on time and within budget. If you love making and checking off to-do lists or solving scheduling puzzles, this role is for you!

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare daily priority lists and weekly project status reports
  • Track and update project statuses regularly
  • Develop project plans and timelines
  • Share frequent communications and status updates among the Comms team and the larger Project Bread organization and work cross-functionally to communicate among departments
  • Work with the Director of Program Communications to delegate tasks and ensure individual team members stay on track with project deadlines
  • Other duties as assigned

Organizational Responsibilities

  • Participate in the annual Walk for Hunger, which includes working as event staff the weekend of the Walk, and attending pre-Walk events
  • Participate in organization-wide events and meetings
  • Act to promote, sustain, and grow Project Bread’s positive, productive, and inclusive working environment.

 

Qualifications:

There are innumerable ways to learn, grow and excel professionally. We know people gain skills through a variety of professional, personal, educational, and volunteer experiences. Project Bread recognizes this when we review applications and take a broad look at the experience of each applicant. We want to get to know you and the unique strengths you will bring to the work. This said, we are most likely to be interested in your candidacy if you can demonstrate most of the qualifications and experiences listed below.

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize incoming tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to be proactive and take initiative in projects
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to learn project management software such as Asana, Trello, etc. Experience with project management software is a plus.
  • 3-5 years of experience in a professional environment, with a focus on project management
  • Candidates who speak more than one language are strongly encouraged to apply. While this is not a requirement for the role, being proficient in multiple languages is viewed as an asset by the organization.

 

For the safety and protection of Project Bread Staff & Constituents we do have a COVID-19 Vaccine Policy that requires all staff to be fully vaccinated per the CDC definition.  Accommodation requests will be considered through our normal request process.

 

Benefits include Blue Cross Blue Shield health and dental, flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, life and long-term disability, contributions to T passes and health club membership, and unlimited paid time off.

 

Please apply here by completing our application form and uploading your resume and cover letter in MS Word or Pdf format.

Review of applications will begin March 28, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

 

Project Bread is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, height, weight, or marital status in employment or the provision of services. Please contact us at jobs@projectbread.org if you would like to request special accommodations during the interview process.

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