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Senior Manager, Marketing Project Management

at Cognizant

Posted: 5/7/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 00f7c8b5-e693-46cc-9713-98eb0e9512b0
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Senior Manager, Marketing Project Management


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Marketing Project Manager, Cognizant Accelerator

About Cognizant

#195 on Fortune 500
10 years, One of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies
Forbes’ Best Employers for Women, 2018
#17 on Future 50 by Fortune
#16 on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies

Cognizant helps clients get digital done at scale and speed. The scale needed to transform their complex organizations to capitalize on the tremendous opportunities the latest technologies make possible. The speed expected by their customers, partners and owners. When we do digital at scale for clients, we systematically rethink how they create value everywhere in their organization.

Cognizant Accelerator finds and fuels ground-breaking ideas that solve the challenges our clients – and we – will face. We’re at the vanguard of how Cognizant innovates, both for our clients and ourselves.

Job Description

We are looking for a marketing project manager who is passionate, strategic, and methodically organized to join Cognizant Accelerator. The Project Manager will work directly with our product marketing, communications and product strategy teams on executing and distributing top shelf marketing content to a variety of internal and external audiences, across mediums and channels.

The Marketing Project Manager will also be responsible for communicating project status and managing to budget, coordinating internal and external project meetings and working with internal and external Cognizant resources to ensure communication deadlines are met.

Key Responsibilities
Manage the creation and delivery of projects as prioritized by product marketing, product strategy and Accelerator communications
Report project budget, schedule and status to internal and external stakeholders
Set up and drive internal and external project meetings
Set up, coordinate and run project meetings
Budget management and invoice payment and processing
Ensure all internal and external Cognizant Accelerator marketing channels reflect the latest in product and program news and content

Required Skills

You are the perfect hybrid of technical and soft “people” skills. You have worked in marketing or creative production for at least four years and have a grounding and fluency in basic marketing . You are comfortable with web technologies, vendor management, and are proficient in basic design and layout (PPT presentations, social media chips, web page updates, etc.) You also can write short form content such as social media posts and emails.

You create and manage deliverable calendars and project plans. You keep everyone involved focused and on track. You are the “last mile” person. You ensure everything your team creates is posted and distributed in a timely, channel-appropriate manner and format.

You have experience collaborating with writers, designers, web, social media and internal communications teams in a large company. You also have experience onboarding and managing vendors to augment internal resources.

In addition
You’re organized and detail-oriented to a fault. Wherever you work, you keep the trains running on time
You consistently demonstrate excellent communications skills, written and verbal
You are familiar with Project Management theory and best practice
You value clear and pragmatic approaches towards problem-solving
You have the ability and willingness to adapt and iterate
You excel at collaborating across departments and teams
You take a facilitative approach with team members, your own or others
Your word and commitments have integrity. When you quote a deadline, you meet it
You take pride in removing project roadblocks or in finding the right resources to remove the roadblocks
You don’t get frazzled by ad hoc requests; you know how to prioritize and can be flexible with your time
You are creative and oriented to visual design
You have hands on experience with:
project management tools and tracking
Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, strong Powerpoint fluency, Adobe InDesign
Basic Reporting: You will collect and prepare reporting on basic content engagement metrics.

Though B2B software experience is not a hard requirement, strong experience and comfort level with a complex, matrixed organization is. The position is remote for US residents or located in Boulder, Colorado.

Competitive salary, benefits, and the chance to use some of the latest technologies are all aspects of this opportunity. We know what our values are and give our employees everything they need to get the job done. Benefits include, but aren’t limited to: paid vacation and sick time, 401k match, employee stock purchase plan, medical benefits and chance to participate in exciting new projects.

More about the Cognizant Accelerator team can be found at

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. With over 100 development and delivery centers worldwide and approximately 250,000 employees, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world. Visit us online at or follow us on Twitter:

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