GRADUATE PROGRAMS COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, Questrom School of Business, Marketing & Communications
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 3440
Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer within the Questrom School of Business, this positions main goal is to grow community engagement for our graduate students in residential programs through functions and responsibilities such as: communications strategic planning and analytics, development of branded communications, digital and social marketing, and marketing of new initiatives and events. The person in this role will lead and manage the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the communication strategies, including social media strategies, to ensure they are aligned with each graduate programs mission and strategic plan. In addition, the person in this role will be responsible for tracking and reporting on the effectiveness of communications outreach and events strategy. Finally, this role will work with the Questrom events planning team to organize graduate program celebrations around commencement.
The Questrom School of Business believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that, we are especially eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive. The Questrom School of Business seeks to continue diversifying our faculty, student and staff ranks, recognizing that diversity of experience and thought deepens the intellectual endeavor.
BA/BS required in a relevant field with three to five years of related work experience, ideally in a higher education setting. Demonstrated ability to develop comprehensive communication plans and develop content. Hands-on experience with CRM tools (especially Salesforce), email automation software, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)/Search Engine Marketing (SEM), and social media. Experience collaborating with internal and external teams and contributors. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and writing skills.
This position is eligible for Boston University's generous benefits package including health, dental, life insurance, tuition remission, paid time off, and so much more!
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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