PMI Mass Bay Job Description

VP Marketing and Communications

VP Marketing and Communications


The VP Marketing and Communications (VP M&C) develops and oversees implementation of a comprehensive marketing and integrated communications strategy and processes in alignment with the short and long term goals of the Chapter.



  • Implementation and management of a comprehensive marketing strategy for the Chapter aligned with the overall chapter goals and objectives.
    • Incorporate an understanding of market segments, target audiences, needs of members and those impacted by the field of project management.
    • Collaborate with other BOD members and committees to set and achieve short and long term goals for marketing
    • Set guidelines and processes for marketing and ensure plans are successfully executed.
    • A Marketing agency has been secured to provide strategic guidance to this function. Tactical assistance supported by chapter administrative team.
  • Oversee implementation and management of comprehensive integrated communications strategy for the Chapter
    • Ensure all aspects of external communications are consistent with the PMI Mass Bay brand and achieve anticipated results for messaging
    • Identify and leverage appropriate communication channels to reach target audiences and membership
  • Serve as executive sponsor for various committees required to successfully implement Marketing and Communications strategy and goals
  • Establish and manage to an approved budget
  • Understand and incorporate resources available for Marketing and Communications as appropriate from PMI Global Operations Center
  • Fulfill fiduciary, ethical, and procedural responsibilities as an elected voting board member
  • Attend board meetings in accordance with the chapter's bylaws
    • Attend any special mandatory meetings as called
    • Participate in cross-functional organizational calls, as needed
    • Contribute to chapter governance and strategic planning
    • Uphold and assure alignment with Chapter Bylaws and PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility
    • Collaborate with Board members to facilitate appropriate execution of overall goals of PMI Mass Bay
    • Provide required input for monthly dashboard reports
    • Review and revise job description in alignment with approved bylaws as needed



  • Is a current member of the Chapter in good standing
  • Possesses an “executive presence” and can represent the chapter in public situations
  • Demonstrated excellent communications skills
  • Is a self starter with history of high collaboration
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to be diplomatic
  • Able to define processes and strategy in an ambiguous environment

Nice to Have

  • PMP
  • Experience in marketing research and market segmentation
  • Been a member of a PMI chapter for more than 2 years, preferably volunteering and/or coordinating with the BOD for PMI Mass Bay

Reports To: President

Fiduciary Responsibility: Responsible for generating, submitting, gain approval, and managing to a budget.

Supervisory Responsibility: AVP Communications, AVP Marketing, and/or other authorized staff and/or committees.

Length of Term: 2 program years, renewable (July to June)

Time Commitment: Varies. Estimated at 5-10 hours per week, depending on the number of volunteers supporting your efforts. This time includes board meetings, with spikes for periodic Marketing Research meetings or opportunities. In addition, the VP M&C will be expected to attend key conferences such as Region 3 Summit and Leadership Institute Meetings as authorized by the BOD.