Strategic Programs Specialist

Job Locations US | US | US-VA-Roanoke | US-CA-Folsom
ID 2023-6375
Full Time


The Marketing Strategic Programs Specialist will be responsible for supporting project and program management functions across Marketing including reviewing, inputting, coordinating, and tracking marketing projects and programs to keep projects visible and moving forward.


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Responsible for the successful management and daytoday operation of marketing projects as assigned by leadership. Projects can range from long-term to short-term projects
  • Serve as a liaison representing marketing interest in cross-functional projects – stakeholders may include team members outside of marketing that need marketing support or guidance
  • Review processes for improvement to optimize workflow and communication across the team
  • Participates in organizational meetings to take detailed briefs to ensure specific requirements of each project are met
  • Assists in the development and management of processes and procedures to ensure efficiency and effectiveness
  • Builds and governs detailed project plans across multiple platforms (WorkFront, Smartsheet, Airtable, Jira, Confluence, etc.) – ensuring on-time and on budget execution and executive level read outs consistently
  • Create/update process and procedure manuals/playbooks for scalable, repeatable execution
  • Other duties as assigned


To be considered for, and to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.


Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or communications or business
  • 3+ years of Marketing experience, preferably in SaaS
  • 3+ years of project or program management experience, Marketing preferred
  • Passion to improve process, streamline technology, and improve performance
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter mentality with the ability to work without much direction.
  • Highly organized individual, with the ability to multitask, prioritize, and work independently on several projects and meet deadlines
  • Ability to read, interpret and apply policies and procedures, while developing and creating documentation for repeatable execution for the marketing team
  • Skill in defining problems, reviewing processes and identifying areas for improvement and efficiencies
  • Knowledge of, and passion for, marketing concepts, methods and techniques
  • The ability and desire to thrive in a high-energy, fast-moving, cross-functional team culture.
  • Experienced using Office 365 products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint, as well as communication tools such as Slack and Zoom.
  • Eager to learn new technologies.

Environmental Factors

  • When in office, you will work in a collaborative environment with co-workers.
  • Expect social interactions and interruptions.
  • Frequent work under time restraints
  • Rare travel

Compensation & Benefits

PowerSchool offers the following benefits: 

  • Comprehensive Insurance Coverage (including Medical, Dental, Vision, Pharmacy benefits, Life Insurance and AD&D)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts
  • Short-Term Disability and Long-Term Disability
  • Comprehensive 401(k) plan
  • Generous Parental Leave
  • Unrestricted paid time off (known as Discretionary Time Off - DTO) 
  • Paid Community and Volunteer Time Off (VTO)
  • Wellness Program, including ClassPass& Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Optional Benefits: Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection, Student Debt Repayment Program and Prepaid Legal coverage

A reasonable estimate of the base compensation hourly rate for this position is $24.05 - $26.25. The compensation range is specific to the United States and incorporates many factors including but not limited to an applicant’s skills and prior relevant experience and training; licensures, degrees, and certifications; internal equity; internal pay ranges; and market data/range parameters. 

EEO Commitment

PowerSchool is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. PowerSchool is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. Our inclusive culture empowers PowerSchoolers to deliver the best results for our customers. We not only celebrate the diversity of our workforce, we celebrate the diverse ways we work. If you have a disability and need an accommodation regarding our recruiting process, please let us know by emailing





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