Marketing Specialist, Office of University Marketing
Reports to: Director of Marketing
Location: Remote with occasional in-person attendance
Position: Regular, Full-Time
Wage Range: DOE
FLSA Status: Exempt
Join our outstanding team! Enjoy 8 paid holidays and 2 weeks’ paid vacation, 1 week paid winter break, benefits beyond belief, and excellent learning opportunities!
Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded.
Fielding Graduate University is an innovative global community dedicated to educating scholars, leaders, and practitioners in pursuit of a more just and sustainable world. We do this by providing exemplary interdisciplinary programs within a distributed and relational learning model grounded in student-driven inquiry and leading to enhanced knowledge. We are seeking a Marketing Specialist to work remotely with some in person attendance at select events, usually in the Santa Barbara area, but in other locations as well as needed. Santa Barbara and Southern California residents especially encouraged to apply.
The Marketing Specialist plays a key role in the marketing and communications strategy of Fielding Graduate University. The primary responsibility of the position is to manage the university’s social media channels and to create marketing collateral that projects the institution’s brand and supports enrollment goals through effective writing and design. The position will also assist in the setting of social media strategy for the university in all social media channels. Therefore, the position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, digital and print design, and the capacity to organize, prioritize, and handle a wide variety of responsibilities and projects accurately and consistently. The Marketing Specialist monitors and measures the efficacy of content and works with other social media and web site support staff to continuously evolve content and content strategy to drive interest and interaction to positively impact university enrollment goals. The position reports to the Director of Marketing and serves as the primary marketing backup in their absence and will serve as the primary support and social media admin for the Alumni Association. In addition, the position will work closely with several other key communication divisions at the university including Recruitment, Development, University Communications, and other university stakeholders. This position advises and trains others in how best to use digital content to advance communication and enrollment goals.
Bachelor’s degree or higher in journalism, marketing, communications, graphic arts/design or a related field. Master’s degree in related field preferred. 3-5 years’ experience in marketing, advertising, communications, or digital journalism. Experience with design and Adobe Creative Suite required.
Fielding employees enjoy a friendly and dynamic environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits which include 8 paid holidays and 2 weeks’ paid vacation per year, plus a 1 week paid winter break, medical/dental/vision insurances, Flexible Spending and/or Health Savings Accounts, retirement contributions after one year of service, Childcare Assistance, Tuition Assistance, and professional development opportunities.
Fielding Graduate University utilizes ADP Workforce Now for online applications. You will be prompted to create a user name and password to initiate the application process. Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded. Applicants are encouraged to have their employment history, educational information, and professional references on hand while completing the application. The online application process takes approximately 30-60 minutes. Upon completion, applicants will receive a confirmation of receipt via email.
Fielding Graduate University is committed to social justice and diversity, and encourages individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
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ABOUT FIELDING GRADUATE UNIVERSITY
Fielding Graduate University is an innovative global community dedicated to educating scholars, leaders, and practitioners in pursuit of a more just and sustainable world. We do this by providing exemplary interdisciplinary programs within a distributed and relational learning model grounded in student-driven inquiry and leading to enhanced knowledge. Fielding has approximately 1,050 students and 150 faculty members residing throughout the United States and internationally. Please visit our website at www.fielding.edu to learn more.
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