About the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University is a premier global business school with a vibrant community of faculty, staff, students and over 65,000 alumni who shape the practice of business and organizations around the world. Kellogg prepares distinctive leaders by fostering a unique combination of analytical skills and human-centric capabilities. Kellogg leaders embrace disruption as opportunity and embody the essential qualities of creativity, innovation and empathy.
Kellogg offers an innovative portfolio of programs: six full-time MBA programs that include an accelerated one-year program, a two-year program, and joint degree programs with Northwestern’s engineering, medical and law schools; an Evening & Weekend Program; an Executive MBA program; a Master of Science in Management Studies; a PhD program; extensive non-degree Executive Education programs; and Kellogg Future Leaders, a deferred enrollment program for undergraduates.
The primary role of the Associate Director of Marketing, Degree Programs is to support the Senior Marketing Director in the development and execution of marketing and communications plans and projects targeted to Kellogg’s prospective students. The goal of this position is to enhance the reputation and enrollment of assigned areas and projects across Kellogg’s degree programs, which include the Full-time, Evening & Weekend, and Executive MBA programs as well as the MS in Management Studies.
Position requires occasional evening and weekend work. Occasional travel, both domestic and international, may be required. This position will be on-site on the Evanston campus for a minimum of two days per week, while the remaining time is allowed to worked remotely. This remote working arrangement will be evaluated on a regular basis and may be changed based on business and operational needs.
Support marketing and communications strategic plans utilizing paid, owned and earned media channels. Implements the strategy and executes projects to build the Kellogg brand and reputation in support of the recruitment of students.
Manage relationships with key business partners and stakeholders in Admissions and Degree Operations to align marketing efforts to business goals
Lead cross-functional teams and agencies to develop marketing assets and content across a range of media including print, digital, social and events
Analyze and report on the effectiveness of campaigns and tactics and provide recommendations for optimizations
Lead and execute key strategic analyses including market research and competitive benchmarking
Performs other duties as assigned.
5+ years of relevant industry and/or functional experience (marketing, communications, digital/social media)
Demonstrated ability to create compelling and effective marketing communications content that engages target audiences.
Demonstrated experience managing marketing communications projects in a timely, efficient and effective manner.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Excellent strategic and analytical skills
Strong ability to collaborate across departments and functions; proven relationship builder
Able to work under deadline pressure and adjust priorities independently to meet changing business needs in an entrepreneurial environment
Ability to develop creative solutions and be solution-oriented.
A master's degree or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience for which comparable skills can be acquired.
Confident, professional and positive attitude.Ability to adapt to different people and situations, and incorporate honesty, respect and fairness in daily actions.
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Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.