Project Manager

Combined Jewish Philanthropies | Boston, MA, United States

Posted Date 12/01/2021

Passion. Purpose. Impact.  CJP is at the heart of Greater Boston's Jewish community, but our reach is felt around the world. We bring together the resources, volunteers, leadership, and expertise to care for people in need, advocate for Israel, and ensure a vibrant Jewish future. Together, we're helping struggling families find financial stability, making Jewish learning relevant and inclusive, connecting the next generation to Jewish life, and so much more.  Our greatest resource is our people — the staff, volunteers, partners and leaders who help make Greater Boston’s Jewish community a welcoming home. It’s this energy and commitment that drive CJP’s mission. We are one of Boston's oldest and most respected philanthropic organizations and we are currently seeking a Project Manager.


The Project Manager plays a pivotal role in supporting the Creative team to help deliver marketing projects directly linked to CJP’s strategic vision. The Project Manager will work closely with Marketing leadership, fellow creative team members, and our partners to ensure successful completion of these initiatives. This role will be responsible for managing project intake (in partnership with the Strategic Marketing team) resourcing and successful project execution.


A successful Project Manager will have a strong project management background, working knowledge of the creative process, stellar interpersonal skills and the desire to proactively solve challenges should they arise. They will guide project teams through all phases of creative development and engage all stakeholders to the appropriate degree, to ensure quality control and satisfaction throughout the project lifecycle.





  • Manage marketing creative work streams from in-take form submission to asset delivery.
  • Set timelines appropriately and identify roles, responsibilities, and processes that will achieve high quality creative work.
  • Track deadlines and project status, communicating proactively.
  • Anticipate delays and roadblocks, and work to keep deliverables on time and on target.
  • Lead kick-off and review meetings with cross-functional partners, guiding projects through the review process.
  • Identify areas for protentional process improvement.
  • Support the team as needed with additional administrative based tasks.
  • Additional responsibilities with or without accommodation.




  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required.


  • 5+ years’ experience working as a project manager, preferably in a creative environment


  • Understanding of creative workflows and projects
  • Fluency with Basecamp, Microsoft Project, inMotion, Smartsheet or other project management software
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Outstanding organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and creatively in a dynamic environment
  • Adept at working in environments with multiple competing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and customer service focus
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changes and shifting priorities
  • PMP or CAPM certification is highly desirable



  • Remaining in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods, much of which will be working at a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds.


CJP offers that rare opportunity to tap your skills, talents, and experience to benefit a greater good while you grow professionally. You will work in a dynamic environment, with a diverse group of individuals who share your commitment and enthusiasm. Together, you will make a difference for Jews and non-Jews in Greater Boston and worldwide. We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and a collegial, family-friendly work and team environment. 


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CJP is an equal opportunity employer.  People with disabilities, women, veterans, black, indigenous and people of color, and LGBTQ people are encouraged to apply.  Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

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401(k) or 403(b) plans | dental | FSA | housing benefit | kosher food option available | leave early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | medical | Paid Holidays | paid vacation | parental leave | sick leave | transportation | vision
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