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Project Manager, Strategic Planning (Full-time)

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Schultz & Williams
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Philadelphia, PA
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Publicado hace 23 días

Position: Project Manager, Strategic Planning (Full-time)

Reports to: Vice President, Director of Strategic & Business Planning

Company Overview

Schultz & Williams is an established consulting firm that provides comprehensive services – including development, strategic planning, direct response fundraising, business planning, temporary staffing and marketing – to nonprofits of all types and sizes. Schultz & Williams is a national firm headquartered in Philadelphia.

The Strategic Planning line of service provides comprehensive strategic and business planning, tailored to the specific goals of each client. Our approach to strategic planning is to engage clients in a meaningful process of reaffirming an organization’s purpose and identity, visioning its future impact, mapping the course to get there and uniting the players throughout the journey. We integrate the firm’s fundraising and marketing expertise to deliver holistic, actionable strategic plans with measurable results.

Position Overview

This position reports to the Vice President, Director of Strategic & Business Planning. The Project Manager serves as the day-to-day point of contact for the client and the consultants on each project team, reporting to the lead consultant. Projects will primarily be strategic and business planning related but may also include other types of consulting projects. This position will also work with the President of the firm on special projects involving research and preparing reports.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain broad exposure to the nonprofit sector and valuable experience by working on diverse projects and with a variety of clients.

Key to success in this position is having a passion for the missions and work of nonprofit organizations; being an organizational and detail-oriented fanatic; possessing enthusiasm to take initiative and tackle new challenges; enjoying research and writing; and being an expert communicator who is comfortable interacting with all types of people.

The Project Manager works primarily on-site at S&W’s Philadelphia headquarters. Due to COVID-19, the Project Manager will work a hybrid schedule of 3-days on-site, 2-days remote until further notice.

Occasional regional travel required.

Professional Level

At least two years of relevant professional experience.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage project timeline, ensure fulfillment of contract deliverables and manage consultant time allocations
  • Schedule meetings between clients and consultants, communicate regularly with client and consultants
  • Organize, manage and proofread all project materials
  • Conduct research on nonprofits, industry trends and other topics and compile into narratives
  • Collect and analyze data to identify key takeaways
  • Draft project materials including summaries, surveys, PowerPoint Presentations, questionnaire and interview guides, client stakeholder emails and more
  • Contribute to drafting project reports
  • Assist with business development activities as needed including: contribute to drafting proposals; research prospective client background and brief the lead consultant in preparation for the sales meeting; participate in sales meetings and presentations; etc.
  • Manage on-site client meeting logistics (room arrangements, equipment & materials, etc.)
  • Participate in efforts to improve client services and deliverables, maintaining the S&W brand, implementing best practices and keeping ahead of trends

Candidate Experience and Skills

  • Experience working with a nonprofit organization strongly desired
  • Experience with strategic planning or demonstrated interest in strategic planning,
  • Experience managing projects and working within and across different teams
  • Excellent skills in the following: project management from beginning through completion, organization, file management, proofreading, verbal and written communication and teamwork
  • Must be comfortable communicating with clients regularly by email, phone, over virtual platforms and in-person
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, meet deadlines, manage multiple tasks and be resourceful
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strategic thinker, collaborative spirit and sense of humor desired

S&W provides a competitive salary and benefits package.

S&W is committed to equitable practices in hiring and welcome different backgrounds and perspectives to our team including age, race, ethnicity, gender identity and sexual orientation.

Candidates invited to have a first-round interview will be asked to submit a professional writing sample. To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF to Lauren Hansen-Flaschen, lhansen-flaschen@schultzwilliams.com with the subject title: PM-Strategic Planning application. In your cover letter, please mention how you came across the job description.

Position: Project Manager, Strategic Planning (Full-time)

Reports to: Vice President, Director of Strategic & Business Planning

Company Overview

Schultz & Williams is an established consulting firm that provides comprehensive…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
  • Fecha límite de postulación
    30 de junio de 2022
  • Educación
    Licenciatura

Ubicación

Presencial
1617 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19103, United States
Suite 1700

Cómo aplicar

Candidates invited to have a first-round interview will be asked to submit a professional writing sample.

To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF to Lauren Hansen-Flaschen, lhansen-flaschen@schultzwilliams.com with the subject title: PM-Strategic Planning application.

In your cover letter, please mention how you came across the job description. 

Candidates invited to have a first-round interview will be asked to submit a professional writing sample.

To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and resume as a single…

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