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Associate Director, Marketing & Communications for the Institute for Inclusive Leadership
Simmons University


Date Posted Nov. 10, 2021
Title Associate Director, Marketing & Communications for the Institute for Inclusive Leadership
University Simmons University
Boston, MA, United States
Department Institute for Inclusive Leadership
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Business & Administration
    Public Relations/Marketing
 
 


Associate Director, Marketing & Communications for the Institute for Inclusive Leadership


Main Campus - Boston, MA

R08044


Located in Boston's historic Fenway area, Simmons has a strong tradition of empowering women and challenging traditional gender roles. Simmons University was one of the first higher education institutions to prepare women to become leaders and has evolved to become a university offering a women's undergraduate program and graduate programs open to all.

You're joining our community at an especially exciting time as one of our strategic goals is to become the most inclusive campus in New England. You'll find that people who work here are truly committed to our mission of preparing students to become champions of social justice and leaders in their professions and their communities. This commitment and pride make for a dynamic workplace. Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual's community experience.

With the formation of the Institute for Inclusive Leadership, Simmons has made an investment in ensuring that equity in leadership is a reality in our lifetime. The core expertise of the Institute lives in the space between what has traditionally been the domain of Diversity and Inclusion, and what has traditionally been the domain of Leadership Development. In concert with select partners, the Simmons University Institute for Inclusive Leadership will be the global authority on the intersection of leadership, equity and inclusion - with an emphasis on gender parity in leadership. For more information on the Institute for Inclusive Leadership, please watch our video!

As a University committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices-at all levels, for all positions-ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.

Position Summary:

The Associate Director, Marketing & Communications for the Institute for Inclusive Leadership (the Institute) will work as a strategic liaison between the Institute's outsourced marketing partners and the University marketing team to ensure a seamlessness in brand experience and timeliness in marketing milestones. The Associate Director, Marketing & Communications will also provide writing, design, content management and client support for a multichannel marketing strategy that includes print, online and social media solutions.

Essential Responsibilities:

Content Creation & Management
  • Produce high-quality marketing materials including infographics, emails, acknowledgments, confirmations, newsletters, and presentation materials;
  • Write, edit and copy proof marketing materials (i.e. email, social media images, Infogram, flyers, brochures, slides, postcards);
  • Manage social media communications and accounts;
  • Manage client experience communication;
  • Support website management and updates in coordination with vendor support;
  • Support event-specific coordination with vendors as needed (Freeman, videographer, graphic designers, etc.);
  • Design, build and manage Mobile App and other digital social networking and social learning channels in alignment with the conference or corporate program offerings.


Partner and Client Liaison
  • Co-create multichannel marketing campaigns to align with key leadership objectives;
  • Manage annual marketing calendar of project deliverables and timeline;
  • Coordinate with marketing partners to ensure seamless integration of systems and flow of information;
  • Manage client experience communication of Institute conferences, courses and events.


Data & Contact Management
  • Coordinate the evolution and integration of contact database into unified Institute CRM (MailChimp);
  • Implement internal operational processes to ensure consistent management of website updates and image + media libraries;
  • Regularly generate data/custom reports on Institute client information, conference registration trends, and custom program evaluations;
  • Support the cultivation of relationships with conference sponsors, custom clients, and vendor representatives to ensure Institute and client branding is appropriately utilized in program materials;
  • Maintain data integrity and accuracy.


Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred;
  • Minimum of five years of relative professional experience in a marketing and brand role, and/or marketing communications;
  • Prior experience working with external marketing agencies;
  • Layout and desktop publishing experience with a variety of platforms: print, online and social media;
  • Superior written and oral communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Ability to multitask and work toward several milestones on various projects simultaneously.


This role is eligible for partial or almost full remote work, subject to business that require on site presence.

Required Application Materials:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter


Salary Grade
S08

Instructions to Applicants: Please upload all applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter, writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the Application Materials box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).

Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual's community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices-at all levels, for all positions-ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.

To apply, visit https://simmons.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Simmons-Careers/job/Main-Campus---Boston-MA/Associate-Director--Marketing---Communications-for-the-Institute-for-Inclusive-Leadership_R08044

Located in Bostons historic Fenway area, Simmons College is a small, private, non-sectarian College which has educated students for enriching careers and purposeful lives since 1899. Working at Simmons means joining a collaborative, diverse and mission-driven community of educators and professionals.

We prepare students to be leaders for themselves, their communities and the world. Our faculty and staff members lead by example - sharing a commitment to excellence and putting the students first.
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