Marketing Project Manager



Marketing & Communications, Operations
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024
We’re Tovala, a food-tech company reinventing home cooking to save consumers time. Through an innovative combination of hardware, software, and fresh food delivery, we make it incredibly simple for anyone to prepare and enjoy delicious, home-cooked meals without sacrificing time to do whatever matters to them. Through our superior technology, product experience and food quality, we have separated Tovala from the busy pack of other meal delivery businesses. In the process, we’ve amassed a loyal, rapidly growing following and our retention, product engagement and customer NPS are all best-in-class. We’ve raised over $100mm from great investors like Left Lane Capital, Origin Ventures, Y Combinator and Comcast Ventures and have invested strongly in building a unique culture that fosters growth, personal development and camaraderie.
The Marketing Project Manager is focused on driving initiatives from inception to successful completion. In this role you will collaborate cross-functionally to bring order to chaos, execute project plans while ensuring timely delivery and great communication, and work with your partners to deliver high-quality results.

Project Planning and Execution

  • Develop and execute marketing project plans, ensuring alignment with Tovala's strategic goals.
  • Drive initiatives from concept through execution to ensure timely and successful completion.
  • Develop project timelines, monitor progress, and adjust plans as necessary to meet deadlines.
  • Write user stories and test plans, then manage the test plans for successful project launches.

Cross-Functional Collaboration

  • Work with the growth and creative teams to ensure cohesive project execution.
  • Coordinate marketing initiatives with Tovala’s PMO and internal teams.
  • Provide regular project updates to Tovala stakeholders.

Resource Management

  • Align resources to prioritized initiatives.
  • Allocate and manage resources, including the growth, creative, SW, and 3rd party teams.
  • Identify and resolve any resource constraints that may impact project timelines or quality.

Risk Management

  • Identify potential project risks and develop mitigation strategies to meet project objectives.
  • Proactively address any obstacles or issues that may arise during project execution.

Third Party Management

  • Work with 3rd parties to ensure they understand the initiative's scope and goals.
  • Work with 3rd parties to ensure on-time and quality completion of project deliverables.
  • Coordinate internal and 3rd party schedules for content creation, photo shoots, and campaign deliverables.

About you

  • 5+ years in project management within a marketing environment, preferably in a startup setting.
  • Strong understanding of marketing principles, strategies, and best practices.
  • Exceptional organization and time-management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Proficiency in project management tools and software (e.g., Asana, JIRA).
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on delivering high-quality results.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities.
The values we hold dear
Put the team first
We put what is best for the broader team ahead of what is best for ourselves or our immediate department.
Get s#!t done (well)
We celebrate people at all levels for delivering high impact work that expands the bounds of what we’re able to do.
Connect the dots
We engage with curiosity to learn how our work impacts others so that we can problem-solve holistically and work collaboratively.
Be Direct
We share our perspective openly and directly, even when it feels difficult to do so.
Embrace the obstacles
We rise to meet challenges with a sense of urgency, resolve, and optimism.
Champion the customer
We consider and prioritize our customer in all of our decisions
At Tovala we‘re committed to building a workplace that represents a variety of backgrounds, skills, and perspectives and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Everyone is welcome here!