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Associate Project Manager, Communications

Company: Simpson Manufacturing Company, Inc.
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


These are some of the ways we're maintaining a safe work environment at Simpson Strong-Tie.

  • Sanitizing: Increased cleaning and disinfecting of facilities
  • Temperature Testing: Regular temperature testing
  • Hand Sanitizer and Wipes: Providing hand sanitizer and wipes throughout our facilities
  • Face Coverings: Providing face coverings for employees
  • Social Distancing: Maintaining 6 feet of distance
  • Limited Guests and Vendors: Limiting guests and vendors to those who are essential only
  • Extended Sick Pay: Encouraging employees to stay home when sick
  • Travel: Banning the use of public transportation for business purposes, when possible


At Simpson Strong-Tie, there's a common thread connecting the people who work here: the drive to make things better and figure out how to get it done. We call it the Maker mindset. For over 60 years, our employees have fostered a collaborative workplace where people are engaged in creative thinking from the first day on the job onward. No matter what role you're in - from production, to sales, to engineering - you'll contribute to the growth and success of the company by having a Maker mindset.

When you think of the best a family has to offer - support, collaboration and respect - that's what we value. When there's a win, we'll cheer you on. When there's a snag, coworkers step in to help you out. Working on solutions together is just the way we do things here, and that creates an atmosphere that often feels like home.

You'll work alongside talented, passionate, dedicated, humble and genuinely kind people who are all contributing to our shared mission: to provide solutions that help people design and build safer, stronger structures. It's this mission and our strong people-focused values that have made Simpson Strong-Tie a unique place to work - a place where you can connect, create and build your career. We invite you to learn more about our culture and why our employees are our most loyal customers.


You want to be an important member of a strong team of other makers who take pride in their work and support each other. As the Associate Project Manager, you will manage various communications projects within the marketing department. You will be an integral part of the communications team with oversight and organization of promotional activity among all media channels. You'll need to have a general understanding of how print and digital marketing ads are produced and promoted as well as how public relations, social media, blog articles, emails and webinars contribute to amplifying a product, campaign or brand message. Your advertising and project management experience will help to facilitate more efficient processes and foster improved collaboration between the communications team and our other departmental teams to ensure project success.

If career growth is important to you, we not only know how to help you with that, it's what we love to do:


Project Management

Project manage promotional campaigns from inception to completion by collaborating with internal stakeholders and project leads to identify requirements, determine project scope and deliverables, set priorities, and establish milestones. From there you'll develop project plans, budget estimates and schedules/dashboards. Much of your time will be orchestrating promotional activities and deliverables between internal teams, vendors and internal stakeholders through accurately tracking and communicating status, progress and financials. Working closely with the digital ad agency you'll coordinate the integration of brand assets and marketing content within numerous concurrent projects for programmatic ad campaigns. You'll be insightful and give actionable suggestions for improving digital campaign performance. To be successful, you will partner seamlessly with senior managers and product marketing managers to meet their promotional goals and expectations. By utilizing your exceptional organizational skills, you will be contributing to each project's strategic vision and will take ownership in the quality and complexity of each campaign's promotional execution success. (70%)

Metric Reporting and Analysis

Work closely with the digital team to identify processes, tools and systems that improve cross collaboration, reporting, sales leads and SEO. Analytically-minded, you'll make insights from metrics that help improve our social/digital strategy in order to improve promotional campaigns. You'll also assist in producing bi-annual metrics reports for all business lines. (20%)


Administrative tasks as needed to help accelerate project outcomes, including data entry, budget updates and research to assist the completion of various projects and marketing plans. You'll also occasionally create PowerPoint presentations and other marketing documents and other miscellaneous duties as assigned. (10%)


If you can do everything listed above, you've got what it takes. Perhaps some of the following would be helpful too:

  • Bachelors degree in Marketing, Communications or related field preferred.

  • 1-3 years of experience in project management.

  • 2 years of experience in advertising and promotions including programmatic and display advertising, SEO, social media and major search engines.

  • 1-2 years of experience using project management and communications tools such as Asana, Smartsheet, Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, and/or inMotion.

  • 1-2 years of experience using Salesforce, Pardot or other CRM software.

  • Project Management: Strong project management or organizational skills. Ability to track progress and complete projects on time and within budget.

  • Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations. Ability to write in a clear, concise and organized manner for the intended audience.

  • Adaptability & Flexibility: Ability to think and act effectively under pressure. Ability to deal with urgent and/or changing deadlines and adjust approach in response to the demands of the situation.

  • Attention to Detail: Possess strong organization and prioritization skills. Ability to complete tasks with thoroughness and accuracy.

  • Accountability: Ability to fulfill all commitments made to peers, coworkers and supervisor.

  • Self-Management: Ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities.

  • Teamwork: Ability to build and sustain cooperative working relationships and work collaboratively with others within the department and across functions.

  • Proactivity: Ability to identify what needs to be done and take action while maintaining a positive attitude.

  • Decision Making & Judgment: Ability to think objectively and act quickly. Ability to explain the rationale for a decision.

  • Analysis/Reasoning: Ability to collect and analyze data.

  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Ability to forecast, create, manage and report on marketing budgets.

  • Computer Skills: Must possess intermediate skills in the use of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Personal interest, knowledge or experience in the construction industry or Do-it-Yourself (DIY) home improvement activities preferred, not required.


This position does not require travel.

Work Status & Location

This full-time, exempt position is located in Pleasanton, CA.


Relocation is not available for this position.

In keeping with the Company's commitment to the communities in which it does business, we are an equal opportunity employer. This means that to the fullest extent required by local law, employment decisions are based on merit and business needs and not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender (which state law may define to include gender identity/expression, transgender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, and gender stereotyping), sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, covered marital status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Please note all job offers are contingent upon a successful background investigation and drug test.

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