Marketing and Communications Professional

Employer
Freddie Mac
Location
McLean, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 10, 2019
Closes
Apr 10, 2019
Ref
11556BR
Hours
Full Time
The Marketing & Communication Division of the Single-Family Office of the Client is seeking a Marketing Program Management Professional to be part of the Single-Family Marketing & Communications Operations team. This position is responsible for all aspects of organizing and coordinating division programs as well as overseeing the operational progress.

Your work falls into the following primary category:
Marketing and Communications Program Management -

* Develops, coordinates and monitors master project plans which include scheduling, planning, and performance of Single-Family marketing and communications initiatives
* Ensures adherence to plans and schedules, develops solutions to program problems, and works with stakeholders from various departments (Marketing Communications, Single Family Sales, etc)
* Acts as advisor to program team regarding projects, tasks, and operations
* Implements and mitigates changes and risks to ensure project goals are achieved
* Develops an evaluation method to assess program strengths and identify areas needing improvement.
* Manage projects independently and as part of the team with internal and external stakeholders
* Analyzing, designing and developing business and marketing offerings as well as oversight and management of the implementation process
* Assists in leading efforts with members of a project team representing multiple diverse groups and divisions

Qualifications

* Typically has a minimum of 3-5 years of program management experience with a thorough understanding of marketing and program management techniques and methods.
* Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, or a related discipline, and/or appropriate related work experience.
* Experience in planning, managing and executing successful marketing campaign plans.
* Experience in managing vendor relationships.
* Strong understanding of program workflow using marketing workflow technology.
* In addition to Microsoft Word and Excel, strong knowledge of the following technologies: workflow/project management tools, SharePoint, Visio, Salesforce, Microsoft Project, and other data and creative-centric programs.

Key to success in this role -
* Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, with the ability to prioritize, analyze and present findings to colleagues and business audiences
* Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to effectively communicate with small and large groups of business users as well as executive level personnel
* Highly creative with the commitment to deliver fresh ideas
* Assertive problem solving and business analysis skills
* Ability to work with all levels of stakeholders
* Intellectual agility and interpersonal flexibility
* Ability to manage up and down

Top 3 Personal Competencies to possess -
* Partnership - Build trust and strong partnerships through my own and my team's actions
* Growth and Development - Know or learn what is needed to deliver results and successfully compete
* Seek and Embrace Change - Continuously improve work processes rather than accepting the status quo

Preferred Skills

* Possesses exceptional organization, collaboration, writing and presentation skills
* Data querying, analysis, and reporting
* Relationship management with key stakeholders
* Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Word, SharePoint and Salesforce
* Strong leadership skills that inspire team confidence and respect while motivating team members in a creative and effective manner
* Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others. Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity and top diversity employer. EOE, M/F/D/V.