Project Coordinator II

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Communications and Marketing


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.

With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.

At Fred Hutch we value collaboration, compassion, determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and inclusion.


The Project Coordinator II supports the the Marketing & Communications department in a variety of budget and project management functions.


In this role, your responsibilities will include oversight and day-to-day management of cross-department budgets, tracking contracts, creating purchase orders, managing expenses, and ensuring effective stewardship of our financial resources.


You will also contribute to project management support, including daily monitoring of shared inboxes, working closely with project managers, supporting the project intake process, and collaborating on special projects with designers, digital producers, and marketing colleagues.


Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

Contract and budget oversight (60%)

  • Develop and manage a system for cross-department contracts and budgets
  • Actively support budget process, including credit card reconciliation
  • Handle all purchase orders and track invoices
  • Manage departmental subscriptions and licenses
  • Identify opportunities to improve and simplify processes

Project management support (40%)

  • Daily management of shared inboxes and customer service support
  • Provide backup support to the project intake and management system for all marketing and communications requests
  • Collaborate with colleagues across the department on special projects



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of progressively complex administrative work including maintenance of filing systems, fiscal and budgeting experience, etc.
  • Clear communicator with excellent customer service skills
  • Able to manage time-sensitive projects and confidential information
  • High level of attention to detail and organization, strength in self-initiative
  • Positive attitude, flexible and able to change focus easily
  • Able to professionally triage and troubleshoot while using independent judgment
  • Willing to ask for direction or questions as needed
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint


  • Previous project management experience

This position is patient facing and/or requires access to Fred Hutch clinical facilities. As such, full COVID-19 vaccination is required as a condition of employment, without exception. Booster doses are strongly recommended but not required. If declining a booster, completion of the COVID-19 Vaccination Status Form Questionnaire and COVID-19 Booster Declination Training is required. Because of our immunocompromised patient population, there are no medical or religious accommodations available for any employee who is patient facing and/or requires access to Fred Hutch clinical facilities. Only employees whose positions are fully remote, who are not patient facing and/or require no access to clinical facilities, may apply for medical or religious accommodations. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment.


A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at or by calling 206-667-4700.


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