Centre College invites applications for Marketing Project Manager.  Deadline to apply online is December 3rd. Please apply online HERE

Job Skills / Requirements

Oversees and manages Marketing and Communications projects from the initial brainstorming and research phase through implementation of production, and on to debriefing and reporting. Serves as the liaison between Office of Strategic Marketing and Communications staff, internal clients in Admission and Development, and external vendors. Reports to the Vice President.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develops project life cycles, schedules, and project plans for video, print, and digital projects;
  • Manages project management software and coordinates and tracks projects and creative team workload;
  • Coordinates creative staff to meet client objectives and ensure on-time delivery of projects. Assigns tasks, sets deadlines, and determines scope and resource allocations;
  • Leads regular internal and client meetings;
  • Develops and implements project request processes, post-project reviews, and forecasts for workload and resource needs throughout the year;
  • Reports on project status daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annually as needed;
  • In collaboration with the Vice President and the Creative Director, forecasts and reports on business goals and associated annual budgets for all related Marketing Communications functions;
  • Develops reports on time and resource investment and forecasts monthly needs for the College’s marketing and communications and;
  • Demonstrates appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of many social, economic, cultural, ideological, racial, and ethnic backgrounds.

Marginal Job Functions:

  • Contributes to the overall success of the department by performing all other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

At least two years of experience in project management in marketing, events, or conference planning, or similar professional experience required. Certificate in project management is preferred.

Knowledge and Skills

Strong communication skills, both written and oral, ability to prioritize multiple tasks/projects independently and meet deadlines, excellent attention to detail, outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills, extensive computer skills, including Microsoft Office and one to three years of work experience in a professional environment. Candidate must possess the ability to work with various constituents of the College, both internal and external, in a professional manner and respond to all inquiries in a timely fashion.

Physical Requirements

Limited pushing, pulling, and lifting (not to exceed 20 lbs.). Mobility on campus necessary.

Education Requirements (Any)

Bachelor's Degree required.

Additional Information / Benefits

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Pension/Retirement, Educational Assistance


Founded in 1819, Centre College is a small, selective educational community located in Danville, Kentucky, and serves approximately 1,400 students by focusing on high quality undergraduate education as its primary mission.  The historic, picturesque 150-acre campus is 30 miles from Lexington, in the famed Bluegrass Region of Central Kentucky.  Centre accomplishes its goals in an atmosphere of caring and respectful relationships among faculty, student, and staff.  The College has an endowment in excess of $300 million and an operating budget of more than $65 million.

Centre College is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity.  Centre strives to create an environment where differences are celebrated rather than discouraged, where the individuals have the opportunity to exchange ideas and share in the richness of mutual experiences.  Please view the Statement of Community.  For information concerning the College, visit our website at www.centre.edu.

Centre College is a proud member of the Greater Kentucky Higher Education Recruitment Corsortium: www.greaterkyherc.org.  The Greater Kentucky HERC is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of colleges, universities, hospitals, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and members of private industry committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse, talented workforce.  Member representative include faculty, staff, human resources professionals, institutional leaders, and faculty relations experts.   Centre College is an equal opportunity employer.

Centre College is located in Danville, Kentucky, a city of 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life, historic downtown, friendly people, beautiful landscapes, and easy access to Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati.  For more information about Centre College, visit our website at www.centre.edu.


This job reports to the VP for Strategic Marketing & Communications

This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift.

Relocation is negotiable

Number of Openings for this position: 1

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