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Marketing Communications Project Manager

Job Requisition ID:  39458

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company's innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2020 revenues of approximately $8.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit


A marketing communications project manager is responsible for developing and executing detailed marcom project plans based on strategic integrated marketing communications campaigns associated with growth projects or products. This involves day-to-day management of marketing communications projects including creative and digital campaigns, to generate qualified opportunities that lead to revenue growth.

Work in partnership with MarCom reps and managers to develop a good understanding of the strategy, target markets and segments to implement effective marketing communications programs.

Develop, monitor, and manage projects and campaigns within approved budget. Has responsibility for project execution and works directly with cross-functional marcom teams.

Project Execution/Implementation
•    Collaborate with senior project manager and/or account reps/managers to understand the IMC plan, goals and objectives
•    Create long- and short-term project plans (based on IMC plans), including setting targets for milestones, adhering to deadlines and allocating resources 
•    Assist in the definition of project scope and goals
•    Open/close jobs and manage timelines in Project Management software, including managing approvals
•    Articulate tasks to be completed by others, and work with those individuals (internal or external) to complete the tasks on time and budget 
•    Prioritize multiple projects and timelines
•    Identify and manage potential liabilities of managing multiple projects
•    Make effective decisions when presented with multiple options for how to progress with the project
•    Serve as a point of contact for teams when multiple resources are assigned to the same project to ensure team actions remain in synergy (i.e. digital, creative, account)
•    Communicate with account team to keep the project aligned with business goals
•    Perform quality control on the project throughout development to maintain the standards expected
•    Adjust schedules and targets on the project as needed; communicate changes with team


Education: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Communications degree preferred
Experience: 3-5 years of marketing or communications experience preferred
Essential Skills & Knowledge:
•    Well-organized, detail/project/goal oriented and ability to work under deadlines.
•    Ability to effectively influence and work with individuals or teams, internally or externally, to achieve impactful tactical execution of communications tactics, on time and within budget.
•    Ability to manage communications with multiple internal stakeholders.
•    Understand project management principles, tools and methodologies
•    Cost, risk, prioritization and time management skills
•    Excellent communication, problem-solving, interpersonal and negotiation skills
•    Ability to make important decisions under pressure
•    Ability to assign tasks effectively
•    Friendly and approachable
•    Ability to develop strong working relationships

Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.

Nearest Major Market: Asheville
Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

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