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11 Jun 2024

Marketing Project Manager

🇺🇸 Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Full Time
2+ years exp.

The Utah Jazz are seeking a skilled individual for a mid-level project management position within our marketing team. This role will directly support the Senior Project Manager in orchestrating daily and large-scale projects across various facets of Smith Entertainment Group, encompassing corporate partnerships, youth programs, community relations initiatives, Jazz Gaming, brand campaigns, Delta Center and more. As a crucial member of the team, you will contribute to the seamless execution of projects while gaining valuable experience in sports marketing and advancing your career in project management.


  • Serve as an internal project management resource for the Marketing team in support of Utah Jazz and Delta Center projects.
  • Maintain regular communication with key stakeholders to align on project objectives and updates
  • Create, manage and communicate company projects including developing timelines and milestone trackers to ensure teams are initiating and delivering work on schedule
  • Oversee incoming project requests and task management in project management platform, Asana. Responsibilities include assigning owners, verifying delivery dates, and tagging in appropriate folders for tracking purposes
  • Collaborate with Marketing, Creative Services, Brand, and Content leads to understand priorities and flag resourcing concerns based on current or incoming requests
  • Run and optimize Asana briefs and process on an ongoing basis to learn trends with department requests including growth of requests, departments’ needs, time and resources spent, rush deliverables, etc.
  • Work across the organization with department leads to communicate, schedule and traffic all final marketing and co branded department assets
  • Manage and maintain marketing shared folders to incorporate all final briefs, presentations, media plans and recaps
  • Develop and implement cross-functional process efficiencies in an effort to streamline workflow and drive brand marketing OKRs
  • Embrace a culture of inclusion and diversity where guests and team members feel welcomed, valued, and heard.
  • Operate with an emphasis on safety for employees, teams, and guests.
  • Protect the reputation of the company.
  • Exemplify the Utah Jazz mission and values: transparency, all in, community obsessed, one team, and scrappy.
  • Accept other duties, as assigned.


  • Plans and aligns
  • Communicates effectively
  • Collaborates
  • Action Oriented
  • Decision quality
  • Strategic mindset


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 2+ years of marketing operations and/or project management experience, preferably within the sports and entertainment industry
  • Proficiency in project management platforms preferred
  • Basic understanding of media assets including arena, digital, and social media
  • Ability to build positive working relationships with clients and peers at all levels within the organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, service and resolution skills
  • Basic problem solving, communication, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, and efficiently lead and prioritize multiple projects at once in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexible schedule as evenings and weekend work shifts may be required


  • This person must be able to communicate and express themselves both written and verbally.
  • This person must be able to observe, inspect, estimate and assess.
  • This person must be able to sit, stand, bend, walk, and climb stairs for long periods of time.
  • This person must be able to lift 20 lbs.

The Smith Entertainment Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at [email protected] to request accommodation.

Note: The need may arise to revise, supplement, or rescind portions of this job description, and SEG reserves the right to do so at any time. Employees shall be required to meet the qualifications and perform the duties of any revised job description.

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