Project Manager, Learning Experiences

Washington, DC
Oct 14, 2021
Nov 13, 2021
Full Time

AARP is the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also produces the nation's largest circulation publications: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.

AARP's Community, State and National Affairs (CSN) team includes Government Relations, Programs, Volunteer Engagement, Community Outreach and Advocacy at the federal, state and local levels. It delivers on AARP's social mission by educating and engaging people 50-plus and their families, strengthening communities, and championing issues that help give people financial and health security.

The Project Manager, Learning Experiences coordinates the planning and completion of educational experiences that help adults successfully navigate aging. This includes supporting key deliverables and project tracking during the development of online experiences, in-person programs, tele-town halls, and new solutions, often overlapping.


  • Coordinates complex projects through completion, supporting the development and delivery of interactive, consumer-focused educational experiences across a variety of formats.
  • Actively participates in team projects, and independently manages special projects as assigned.
  • Partners with stakeholders to coordinate, create, and prioritize projects and resources.
  • Anticipates bottlenecks, manages escalation of needs, operates effectively in ambiguous situations, and makes tradeoffs to balance business wants and creative constraints.
  • Delivers detailed planning materials, including lifecycle maps, project schedules (to include dependencies), and status reports.
  • Works collaboratively and provides counsel regarding solutions and/or options.
  • Develops project estimates, scopes, and/or charters.


  • Bachelor's degree (preferred), demonstrated experience in project management, business administration, marketing, journalism, design or related field.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in positions where coordination, networking, information sharing and/or marketing were central to the job.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, demonstrated ability to build, sustain and nurture strong, productive working relationships internally and externally.
  • Demonstrated expertise with Project Management oversight and execution.

Compensation and Benefits

AARP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401(k); 100% company-funded pension plan; health, dental, and vision plans; life insurance; paid time off to include company and individual holidays, vacation, sick, caregiving, and parental leave; performance-based and peer-based recognition; tuition reimbursement; among others.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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