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Reporting to the Associate Dean of Pamplin Graduate Programs, the Associate Director of Marketing will recommend and implement marketing campaigns for six Pamplin graduate programs located in Northern Virginia, including but not limited to: ●Evening MBA (in-person; Falls Church location) ●Executive MBA (in-person; Arlington location) ●Professional MBA (in-person; Richmond/Roanoke locations) ●Master of Information Technology (online, students nationwide) ●Executive PhD. (in-person; Falls Church based) ●MSBA in Hospitality Management (in-person; Falls Church based).
The Associate Director of Marketing is charged with developing and implementing consistent messaging strategies across channels to support program directors with enrollment targets. To do this, he/she will take the lead on implementing marketing and communications tactics for each program. The Associate Director will also conduct market research and craft overall brand strategies for Pamplin Graduate programs consistent with Pamplin College of Business and Virginia Tech brand strategies.
Bachelor's degree in public relations, communications, marketing or related field
Progressively responsible experience in marketing, communications, public relations, or a related field
Excellent communications skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies
Demonstrated success in creating and managing a work climate of collaboration, collegiality and teamwork
Strong time management skills, with ability to handle multiple priorities concurrently
Knowledge of effective use of social media, especially with Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
Strong writing skills in both press release and advertising copywriting styles
Master's degree in public relations, communications, marketing or related field
Experience with marketing academic programs for working professionals
Familiarity with online marketing strategies (including web and email), advertising best practices and data analysis
Experience working in an entrepreneurial environment with an
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