PROJECT AND OPERATIONS ASSISTANT, Questrom School of Business, Marketing & Communications
Location: BOSTON, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 22500542061219
The Project and Operations Assistant reports to the Project and Operations Manager of Questrom Marketing & Communications (MarCom). With broad knowledge of marketing and communications and an awareness of the on-going work of the department, they are one of the initial points of contact for project requests from the Questrom community. They work with the Project & Operations Manager to ensure that all projects are accounted for in the project management software, and track all projects from receipt to fulfillment and delivery. They would also generate quarterly reports of all projects received and break down of scope of work/time for each project. They manage day-to-day work on the departmental budget, including shopping carts, ISRs, SAP, budget reconciliation, providing quarterly budget reports and working with the Project and Operations Manager on annual budget planning and end-of-year budget settlement.
Knowledge of the creative process and MarCom operations
Familiarity with WordPress
Ability to read and review copy and do simple editing and proofreading
Good understanding of visual design
Fluent with basic MS office software
Experience overseeing a significant budget
Experience with SAP/Ariba
Enthusiasm and capability to master new processes and technologies
Detail-oriented, self-motivated, and collaborative
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Able to negotiate solutions on all levels, efficiently and effectively
Ability to multi-task is a must
3+ years professional experience
BA/BS preferred in communications, multimedia/visual communications, marketing, higher education or related field preferred.
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position.
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