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Project Manager - Communications Department

Project Manager - Communications Department

Company: The Gideons International In Canada
Location/Address:
501 Imperial Rd N
Guelph, Ontario , N1H 6T9

Position Description

We’re looking for someone who has a desire to see the gospel shared here in Canada and around the world. You are passionate about managing projects and deadlines, and you will be part of a dynamic team that will ultimately see lives changed with the gospel. You will be a key member of the Communications team within our organization.

The Gideons International In Canada | ShareWord Global (SWG) is a ministry committed to engaging the global Church to do one simple thing: go! Our mission is to ignite and fuel a passion in people’s hearts to share the gospel—training and equipping them, as a community of believers, to effectively introduce people to Jesus through God’s Word. SWG fuels the movement to “go!” and reach more people with the gospel through relational evangelism and training, innovative Scripture resources, and by partnering with local churches worldwide.

The Comms Project Manager is the primary point-person responsible for planning, executing, and delivering all comms projects on time and in accordance with specifications. To achieve these important goals, the PM will define project requirements and scope, acquire project resources, and supervise the efforts of project team members. Efficient delivery of project deliverables, effective quality control, clear communication of expectations to stakeholders, and upward reporting to senior management are critical tasks that must be performed throughout each project’s lifecycle.

Reports to: Director of Communications
Term: Full-time

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders
  • Manage internal resources and third parties/vendors for execution of projects from start to finish. Includes overseeing our French translation process, working with translators and department stakeholders
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation utilizing project management software. Establish a Project Charter for each approved project, defining the projects goals, objectives, risks, assumptions, staffing levels, roles and responsibilities, work breakdown structure, milestones, and deliverables
  • Ensure projects are delivered on-time and within scope
  • Manage project priorities, changes and logging and make improvements where possible
  • Establish, implement, and follow a formal change management program
  • Reallocate resources across multiple projects where necessary; identify and resolve any resource allocation discrepancies
  • Produce regular reports (status, escalations, etc.) on the progress of projects; deliver these reports during regular stakeholder meetings
  • Conduct project postmortems in order to identify areas for improvement; make recommendations based on findings
  • Collaborate with the Director of Communications consistently.

Role Requirements

  • 3+ years of direct work experience in project management
  • Project Management certification
  • Intuitive grasp of organizational structure in order to manage cross-departmental resource allocation
  • Superb creation and facilitation of meetings, feedback sessions, and briefings in order to create consensus among stakeholders
  • Able to effectively and assertively communicate with all types of staff, including technical, professional, and upper management
  • Ability to create and edit project documents, materials, and presentations
  • Flexibility to adjust to shifting priorities and deadlines
  • Persuasive and motivating, with a strong focus on managing consultants
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Teams is preferred.

Competencies

  • Strong organization
  • Collaboration
  • Customer Focus
  • Clear Communicator
  • Decision Making & Judgment

The Gideons International In Canada | ShareWord Global is an evangelical Christian ministry, dedicated to sharing the Word of God with the world. As a Christian evangelical ministry, candidates must be able to demonstrate a personal commitment to Jesus Christ, identify with our Statement of Faith and the mission of The Gideons | ShareWord Global.

We offer a competitive compensation package and benefits.

If you are applying, please first complete the online survey, which is a standard part of our recruitment process.

Apply online.

Posted: July 9, 2021 | Expires: October 7, 2021
Posted Under: Marketing/Sales
Career ID: [ 9186 ]