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Commonwealth Financial Network Marketing Agile Team Lead in Waltham, Massachusetts

Are you a highly organized, detail-oriented professional with a passion for communication and project management? As an Agile team lead, your role will be a blend of Scrum Master and project manager. In this role, you will be responsible for details, process, quality control, and team coordination, as well as being a strong advocate for the team and marketing leadership. You will work closely with assigned relationship managers to understand the priorities being given to the team while providing insight into the team’s ability to handle work based on bandwidth. You will put your project management skills to use, prioritizing resources against deadlines and ensuring that project requirements are understood.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prioritizing resources against deadlines; ensuring that work meets the definition of ready

  • Building out work requests and projects within Workfront

  • Working with Marketing’s relationship managers to identify context and project needs

  • Assigning specific work to team members, communicating often and effectively to understand progress and/or obstacles

  • Managing current workload within the team based on priorities set by the relationship manager

  • Negotiating interactions within the team as well as with external stakeholders

  • Preparing work for the team within Workfront, ensuring that necessary process steps are captured, as well as milestone due dates

  • Ensuring that team follows Agile principles and best practices

  • Scheduling and leading recurring stand-up and other team meetings

  • Facilitating kickoff meetings and discovery sessions to provide the team with the necessary context to plan, estimate, or execute work requests

  • Leading team through planning, managing, and executing on larger scope projects

  • Identifying minimum viable product (MVP) opportunities to deliver, where appropriate

  • Communicating with vendors to gather specs, procure and review estimates, negotiate cost and turnaround time, place orders, coordinate proof and approvals, and facilitate delivery of final product

Core Strengths

  • Ability to establish an environment in which the team can be effective

  • Strong sense of urgency and ability to decipher between emergencies and derailments

  • Critical-thinking skills, with an ability to resolve conflict when obstacles arise during project life cycle by clearing blind spots and anticipating needs

Additional Skills and Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, advertising, public relations, business, or related field required

  • Minimum of 2 years’ professional experience

  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365 programs, including Excel, SharePoint, Word, PowerPoint, and Teams

  • Familiarity with Agile development philosophy and methodologies a plus

  • Experience with Workfront project management software a plus

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

Picture Yourself Here

Imagine keeping company with big thinkers and even bigger doers who share a common purpose to make a profound difference. Figure in an experience-it-to-believe-it culture, massive growth potential, and benefits galore, and you get the full impression.

We are committed to providing a supportive, equitable environment where you can bring your full, authentic self to your work every day and truly thrive in meaningful ways—personally and professionally. At Commonwealth, everyone plays a part in our success story. And in building a more diverse and inclusive workplace, we are broadening our perspectives and capabilities. Together, our potential is limitless. We invite you to join us on the path to a brighter future!

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, Seven 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, so our employees genuinely enjoy coming to work. Our refreshing workplace culture has earned us 43 Best Place to Work awards—and counting.

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 the very best talent from all backgrounds.

ID: W-2021-059

External Company Name: Commonwealth Equity Services, Inc.

External Company URL: http://www.commonwealth.com/Homecfn.aspx

Street: 29 Sawyer RD

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