4-H, the nation’s largest youth development organization, grows confident young people who are empowered for life today and prepared for career tomorrow through hands-on learning. 4-H programs inspire kids to do by empowering nearly six million young people across the U.S. through experiences that develop critical life skills. In the U.S., 4-H serves every county and parish through our network of 110 universities and more than 3000 local offices. 4-H is led by a unique private-public partnership of universities, federal and local government agencies, foundations and professional associations. National 4-H Council is the private sector, non-profit partner of the Cooperative Extension System and 4-H National Headquarters located at the National Institute of Food and Agriculture within the United States Department of Agriculture.
4-H seeks a Marketing Operations Specialist to work closely with the Marketing team in establishing systems and procedures as it relates to marketing planning and budget management and execution. The Marketing Operations Specialist will establish a unified reporting and tracking system for metrics, budgets, and planning meetings, working closely with marketing team members to ensure coordination and delivery of marketing materials to ensure brand marketing efforts are available in a timely manner to all stakeholders.
Establish unified, cadenced reporting system for budgets and metrics tracking including developing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) dashboards for key meetings (staff, board, retreats).
Coordinate budget tracking and support Subject Marketing Experts (SMEs).
Serve as contract/invoice system steward, including tracking purchase orders, recording and archiving in a systematic and accessible manner.
Work in partnership with SMEs to review/approve marketers/vendors purchase orders/contracts and invoices.
Liaise with account managers in Resource Development Department to coordinate marketing related budget timing, invoicing, and accuracy with partners.
Work in partnership with accounts and finance to manage budgets through budget systems
Monitor and support brand budgeting in collaboration with Integrated Marketing Manager and marketing team leads
Coordinate key marketing meetings through preparation of deliverable and brand calendar timing
Bachelor’s degree with three to five years of experience managing budgets, and project management or commensurate work experience.
Strong familiarity with excel, and power point.
Excellent analytical and oral skills.
Problem-solver, flexible, with the ability to anticipate and forward plan.
Travel Requirements:Travel may be necessary, up to 5% of the time (local, regional, national, international). Would require travel by air, car, rail.
This position typically has the following career ladder:
Marketing Operations Manager
Marketing Operations Manager
Internal Number: 1112
About National 4-H Council
National 4-H Council (Council) works to increase investment and participation in High Quality 4-H Positive Youth Development worldwide.
With a 100-year history grounded in science and a focus on developing leadership and innovation, 4-H is unmatched in its ability to help young people develop the skills they need to meet the demands of a complex and ever-changing world. In the United States, Cooperative Extension and more than 100 land-grant universities implement 4-H, bringing together the best minds in science, engineering, and youth development to design programs that work. 4-H youth are two times more likely to plan to go to college and to study science, and four times more likely to contribute positively to their communities. 4-H’s expertise in agricultural innovation and youth development positions it to equip millions of young people in developing nations with the skills needed to build a truly sustainable future. 4-H programs have taken root in more than 50 countries in North, South, and Central America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.