Senior Manager, Network Marketing & Communications

Job Locations US
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/27/2018 1:00 AM)
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This person will serve much like an air traffic controller by managing and assigning communications for YPO's networks. Part process expert, execution extraordinaire, uber-organizer, the senior manager, network communications plays the vital role of developing communications and marketing strategy and tactical delivery to support YPO's 50+ business, personal and social engagement. This person also will work closely with the senior manager, event communications to collaborate on overall event communications.


Primary Responsibilities

• Assign communication projects to internal team members and contractors, serving as Marcom team lead on YPO's network communications.
• Manage Networks department communications/budget, serving as communications liaison to management/committees/members.
• Work on-site to manage communications and on-site team of writers, designers, photographers, social media, as needed. Manage any RFPs needed in support of programs.
• Manage other projects as determined by communications director or CMO.
• Manage and oversee vendors as appropriate.
• Enforce YPO brand platform in all printed and electronic communications.
• Ensure that all projects meet or exceed high standards set by YPO and fit into the organization’s long-term mission.
• Create and enforce production schedules for on-time delivery of projects.
• Significant interaction with management team, vendors and members.
• Work with marcom peers to curate content for other YPO platforms including, but not limited to, social media, electronic newsletters, internal and external websites.
• Provide leadership, input and support to the marketing and communications department.
• Manage and mentor team of project managers as well as full-time management team members.
• Collaborate with Networks department while serving as their Marcom partner.


• Thorough understanding of multiple communications and production channels.
• Demonstrated successful project management.
• Strong problem-solving and creative-thinking skills.
• In-depth knowledge of Associated Press style that can be applied to writing and editing.
• Grasp of topical business, economic and political issues; comfort with a broad spectrum of topics and disciplines.
• Ability to work well as a leader and as a team member.
• Excellent organizational skills and commitment to detail.
• Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and to set, manage and meet deadlines.
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with colleagues, members, vendors from around the globe.
• Ability to create and manage budgets and production timelines.
• Self-starter comfortable with creating processes and structures.
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
• Ability to work flexible hours as needed and willingness to travel.
• Comprehensive computer skills and experience; proficiency in Microsoft Office or similar software program. Familiarity with web publishing, DaVinci Workflow, SharePoint, Act-On a plus.
• Strong project management and organizational skills.
• Ability to build and leverage a strong network of peers and partners.


• Significant experience in project management.
• Experience in planning and implementing communications plans and projects for a global organization.
• Experience of business and strategy development.
• Experience in setting and meeting budgets.


• Bachelor Degree in communications, marketing, journalism or other relevant communications field.
• Minimum 10 years of experience in communications/marketing position.


• Travel to team and creative brief meetings as needed. Travel to work on-site at specified events.


How many management team members are supervised directly? 1
How many contractors/temporary workers are usually supervised? 5-10


YPO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. YPO takes pride in supporting a diverse workforce and demonstrates this through its policies and practices. YPO does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


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