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Commonwealth Financial Network Program Manager - Owned Digital Platforms in Waltham, Massachusetts

Whether you’re looking for a high-energy, inclusive atmosphere or a company that understands the importance of work/life balance, Commonwealth is your match! From generous bonus and 401(k) programs to tuition reimbursement and opportunities for flexible work schedules, Commonwealth is focused on helping its employees thrive in an environment suited to their needs. On top of all that, the Marketing department offers a hybrid work schedule, so you’ll be able to work from home part time!

We’re looking for a program manager to join our ranks! If you have a passion for finding elegant and efficient solutions to complex strategic and operational challenges, this is the right job for you. In this role, you’ll oversee all external communications programs and facilitate everything from brainstorming the vision to final approval and deployment.

We’re looking for someone who is naturally curious and experienced in the world of modern digital marketing methodologies and innovative marketing strategies. You’ll need to understand the nuances of interdependency and how to take the right micro-level steps to reach macro-level goals. This role will report to the director of content strategy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establishing macro-level program management solutions for Commonwealth’s owned digital platform program initiatives

  • Staying up to date on stakeholder communications, negotiations, and problem-solving relevant to key programs across departments

  • Overseeing daily program management throughout the program life cycle

  • Coordinating activities across the external communications vertical to support alignment with key needs

  • Establishing plans to achieve successful collaborations with other marketing verticals

  • Managing program risks and blockers, and initiating corrective measures

  • Keeping current on active and future projects, with a focus on prioritizing and forecasting bandwidth

  • Generating insights and data analysis reports to provide our team with improvement suggestions

  • Acting as a resource for program and project managers aligned to strategic campaigns

  • Supporting editing and updating needs for our owned digital platforms

  • Organizing stakeholder involvement for key initiatives

Core Strengths

  • Strategic thinker who can translate big-picture ideas into effective initiatives

  • Ability to effectively navigate obstacles and move projects across the finish line

  • Adept at approaching changes with flexibility and a positive outlook

  • Skilled at producing creative solutions for complicated problems

  • Experienced in presenting and negotiating effectively

  • Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Effective team player with a collaborative attitude

Additional Skills and Knowledge

  • 5+ years of experience in managing macro-strategic initiatives

  • Proven program manager

Have we piqued your curiosity? Can you see yourself thriving in this opportunity? Let’s introduce ourselves.

Picture Yourself Here

At Commonwealth, we believe in a better world. We hold ourselves and each other to higher standards. We take care of one another. That’s why we invest in you—we encourage employee growth both in your career and education; we are building out a robust diversity, equity, and inclusion program; we offer incredible health care benefits; and we find plenty of occasions to celebrate. What’s not to love?

We are always striving to be better, and we are looking for employees who share that same mindset. Better people, better coworkers, better leaders, better creators. Bring your best work and your full self to the table, and we will do the same. Together, we can build a better future for our advisors, their clients, our company, and you.

About Commonwealth

Commonwealth Financial Network, Member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Adviser, provides a suite of business solutions that empowers more than 2,000 independent financial advisors nationwide.

J.D. Power ranks Commonwealth “#1 in Independent Advisor Satisfaction Among Financial Investment Firms, Eight Times in a Row.” Privately held since 1979, the firm has headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts, and San Diego, California.

Turning our advisors into raving fans starts by doing the same for our employees. We foster an environment of excellence, growth, rewards, and fun in equal measure, which has earned us 43 Best Place to Work awards.

The Fine Print

We care about your online safety as a prospective employee and encourage you to exercise caution when responding to job postings online. Commonwealth will never ask potential hiring candidates to pay or transfer funds as a precondition of interviews or employment, nor will we authorize recruiters or agents to do so on our behalf.

Commonwealth is an equal opportunity employer, making intentional efforts to source talent from all backgrounds.

ID: W-2022-048

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