Project Manager

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/10/2018

Address

Washington
District of Columbia
United States

Description

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is looking for an innovative and passionate individual to join our team and inspire citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity. This position is located in the Integrated Planning and Implementation [IPI] division in the Marketing Office and reports to the division director. As the intake portal for Marketing, the IPI division is responsible for managing a collaborative process for the evaluation, integrated planning, and cross-functional implementation of a wide range of projects that advance the priorities of our internal partners, Marketing, and the institution more broadly.


About the Role

The incumbent of this position will manage projects in the Marketing Office in support of diverse Museum offices and initiatives including development, education, exhibitions, collections, academic research, and genocide prevention. As a key point of contact in the Marketing Office, the incumbent will also assist with integration between Marketing and other offices of the Museum.

This is a full-time donated position (non-Federal) paid with the Museum’s private funds. Salary is commensurate with experience.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Part of IPI team responsible for receiving and responding to new project requests for Marketing support; assists in translating project pipeline into a prioritized backlog reflective of Marketing priorities (intake process).
  • Gathers information on assigned projects and creates a project schedule based on information provided by the project lead; helps project owners hone audience and goals.
  • Coordinates projects from start to finish, identifying project deliverables, developing schedules, ensuring the deliverables are of high-quality.
  • Monitors and maintains milestone dates throughout the life cycle of a project ensuring each milestone is hit on-time and on-budget.
  • Brings projects to successful completion; facilitating road map planning, daily progress, work reviews, and retrospectives.
  • Tracks the team’s progress against prioritized work. Ensures project teams have all necessary information to complete the project successfully; removes impediments for the team and client, and identifies risks to project quality.
  • Continuously evaluates status, identifying actual or potential conflicts with agreed-upon schedules and/or scope or budget; coordinates, communicates and resolves such problems, facilitates their resolution, or elevates them for resolution.
  • Assures that all necessary and desirable coordination is accomplished and obtains maximum participation by stakeholders.
  • Nurtures positive, collaborative working relationships with internal and external colleagues. Champions the work of the Marketing team and helps promote a strong reputation for the team throughout the Museum.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Minimum 5 years of project management experience is required; professional experience in a marketing, agency, or non-profit environment is preferred.
  • Knowledge of and/or hands-on experience with Agile project management methodologies and tools is a plus.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to plan, organize, implement, and monitor assignments or projects, manage time, achieve deadlines; yet recognize and be highly responsive to changing priorities and circumstances.
  • Familiarity with processes, procedures, and/or best practices involved in the creation and production of print, electronic, and multimedia communications.
  • Knowledge of computers, databases, and spreadsheets with skills sufficient to develop materials for projects. Knowledge of Smartsheet or a similar project management software is a plus.
  • Knowledge of the mission of the Museum and its programs and the relationships among programs is a plus.

Benefits

At the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (the Museum), we realize our employees are one of our most valuable assets and are critical to helping us achieve our goals. The Museum provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to its federal and non-federal (Donated) employees which includes insurance, retirement and work/life benefits.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

https://www.ushmm.org/information/career-volunteer-opportunities/careers/project-manager-1

Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to careers@ushmm.org. Please include both your resume and cover letter in a single PDF or Word document titled “First Name Last Name.” Salary history may be required during the interview process.  


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