Marketing Project Coordinator

Discovery Place

Posted: November 19, 2021
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About Discovery Place

One of the leading hands-on science museums in the nation, Discovery Place is a 501c3 nonprofit and a hub for science education and exploration in the Carolinas. Discovery Place operates four distinct museum experiences serving more than 750,000 people a year through Museum visits, interactive educational programming, and community outreach initiatives. We aspire to shape a future where people embrace science to create opportunities, build hope, solve problems, and bring positive change for our world.

General Summary

Discovery Place is looking for a marketing project coordinator to be responsible for the planning, production, coordination and distribution of marketing communications projects and materials. You will be part of a team responsible for planning and implementing marketing strategies for the organization.

Scope includes organizing, prioritizing and handling multiple marketing projects at once. The ideal candidate is extremely organized and has experience working with senior staff to collect objectives, deadlines, budgets, etc.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the production of marketing communications materials.
  • Manage multiple projects and deadlines, coordinate the work of others to meet delivery objectives.
  • Set and track priorities for marketing jobs in progress, including assigning deadlines to internal staff and external contractors.
  • Work with internal departments to develop project timelines and ensure departments provide materials and information within timelines to ensure successful completion of projects.
  • Prepare advance production timelines and plans for recurring projects, including educational and summer camp guides.
  • Act as liaison between marketing team and external contractors.
  • Guide internal departments in efficient use of marketing materials and guidelines; ensure all marketing assets are on-brand and aligned with the Discovery Place mission.
  • Maintain records of previous projects, including art and photography assets, for efficient reuse and retrieval in future marketing projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications

  • 1-3 years experience in project management and scheduling
  • Experience using Excel, MS Project, Air Table, Monday and/or other project management tools required
  • Extremely organized with incredible attention to detail
  • Ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects concurrently and meet established timelines
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Excellent communications skills, including verbal, written and presentation
  • Self-directed with problem solving skills
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends, as workflow requires

Working Conditions: We are currently working in a hybrid model. This position is in the office several days a week, with opportunities for remote work. This is not a remote-only position.

Travel: Ability to travel to our four local museums occasionally, with limited other travel.

**Must Include a Cover Letter

Employees of Discovery Place should uphold the mission, vision and values of the organization. We create positive change in our communities through our four core values: (1) science leads us, (2) equity drives us, (3) integrity guides us, and (4) innovation energizes us. We value the diversity of opinions and intellectual thought and encourage an environment where employees can share ideas openly.

The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities of this job. Other duties may be assigned. This job description may be changed to include new responsibilities and tasks or change existing ones as management deems necessary.