Project Manager - Temporary

Project Manager, Rust-Oleum Cares

Giving back to the communities where our employees live and serve is an important part of our Rust-Oleum culture and this position plays a critical role in helping us do that! Rust-Oleum Cares program leverages all of our company's unique assets for social good through philanthropy, volunteerism, employee giving, and in-kind product donations.

Up until now, we have been managing the program manually via email, Excel, and paper forms. We have since purchased a technology platform called Profits4Purpose to help us streamline our current processes and grow current employee participation rates. We are looking for a passionate individual with experience in implementing and executing technology platform rollouts to help us launch Profits4Puprose.

This role is a full-time, temporary position and based in Vernon Hills, IL. Qualified candidates interested in launching Rust-Oleum's new community impact technology platform should submit a cover letter and resume when applying for the position.


  • Coordinating internal resources, teams, and third party partner (Profits4Purpose) for the flawless execution of the project.
  • Ensuring that the project is delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
  • Seed new platform with content including writing stories, comments, uploading videos/images, etc
  • User acceptance testing and bug reporting.
  • Create email templates.
  • Manage the relationship with our platform partner (Profits4Purpose) and all stakeholders.
  • Time Management: You will be working with employees, customers and management, often spinning multiple plates at once.
  • Analytical Skills: You will also need analytical skills to be able to solve problems that may come up during a typical work day. You will be analyzing data and making decisions that affect the project on a regular basis.

Required Skills

  • Minimum 4 years of professional experience in managing and executing internal technology projects.
  • Minimum 2 years of professional writing experience, content creation, and/or editing.
  • Demonstrates strong program management skills.
  • A demonstrated ability and interest in working independently covering a wide range of tasks and juggling multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to lead initiatives and teams.
  • Attention to detail
  • A creative problem solver who understands how to be scrappy with resources.
  • Strong written and communication skills.
  • A passion for working constructively and effectively as part of a team

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