Digital Marketing & Communications Manager 6107BR Golisano Institute for Sustainability CIMS Program Development
Detailed Job Description The Golisano Institute for Sustainability at Rochester Institute of Technology is seeking to hire a Digital Marketing & Communication Manager to lead and implement the digital strategy for all of GIS programs and research centers. This position will also be directly responsible for coordinating all marketing and outreach efforts for the academic recruitment efforts at GIS.
The Digital Marketing and Communications Manager will serve as:
Leader for the development of strategic and effective digital marketing recommendations for all GIS programs and centers. Specifically this manager will identify digital opportunities and map out the implementation, inclusive of research, resource planning, execution and key insights based on campaign results and analytics.
Serve as the project manager of all GIS's website and digital strategies to boost awareness and SEO of our research, academic programs, client successes, and related campaigns.
Work across all GIS departments and research programs to support other digital-related work, including email, web and digital advertising programs.
Work with all program managers and marketing and communications coordinators assisting them in developing digital work plans to plan and build target audiences
Drive the adoption of processes and standards, supporting digital best practices (blogs, resources, newsletters) and key digital metrics (dashboards).
The Digital Marketing and Communications Manager is responsible for the development and execution of the annual Marketing Plan for new student recruitment, updating marketing brochures, collecting and compiling testimonials, maintaining website content, planning for dissemination events, and working closely with RIT University News in preparation of articles, news releases and media events.
The Digital Marketing and Communications Manager is required to have excellent communication, writing and presentation skills and may perform other tasks in support of the Institute as requested by the GIS director and its academic department heads.
Strategic Marketing Initiatives: Identify quarterly digital opportunities for GIS to grow key audiences and build awareness of its programs. Map out the necessary action plans, including research, inputs, tactics, and post campaign analytics
Monitor, track and assess marketing success of all GIS digital strategies, and make recommendations for revisions
Manage all GIS websites, architecture, SEO strategy, layout & design, and upgrade as needed
Serve as managing editor of all GIS websites and newsletters including content, pictures, articles, and announcements. This includes the coordination of all GIS news stories, success stories and blog development with the GIS writers
Develop and execute all aspects for our academic marketing plan, inclusive of audience persona development, email communications, open house or other event coordination and promotion, web page updates, coordination with academic department heads and external consultants, all social media
Create and maintain all GIS networking and communication venues including social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter)
Maintain mailing lists and CRM database of all student prospects
Negotiate, Manage and supervise all external consultants for digital, web, video and SEO services
Manage and supervise co-ops or student marketing employees
Stay current with emerging opportunities in digital marketing strategies
Department/College Description The Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS) is a leading sustainability research and education organization at Rochester Institute of Technology. GIS is made up of a diverse set of academic programs and applied research centers focused on the optimization of industrial systems to maximize material and energy efficiency while minimizing adverse environmental impacts. We work with partners in all areas of industry, government, and business to put technology and innovation to work for a sustainable future. The diverse perspectives we bring to a project or problem reflect our broad expertise across industries and the many partnerships weve formed with forward-thinking corporations, government agencies, and research organizations over the last 30 years.
Required Minimum Qualifications The experience required for this position is a B.S. in Marketing or related field with a minimum of five years of directly related work experience.
Specialized skills include:
Self-motivated to meet deadlines independently
Ability to handle multiple priorities
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
Excellent communication, writing and presentation skills
Experience in developing and executing digital marketing plans
Basic understanding of web development language, some HTML preferred
Intermediate skills in web design, content management systems
Search Engine Optimization
E-mail marketing platforms and strategy
Marketing data analysis
This position has immediate oversight of employees while performing the same or directly related work most of the time as those the position leads. The position does not have responsibility for costs, methods or personnel.
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band:
Required Application Documents
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
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