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KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio is Seattle’s NPR news station. We are an independent, nonprofit news organization producing award-winning journalism, podcasts, and events in service to the 3.9 million people in our coverage area. As a self-sustaining service of the University of Washington, our mission is to create and serve a more informed public.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY AND RACIAL EQUITY
KUOW and the University of Washington are equal opportunity employers. KUOW is dedicated to building a culturally diverse staff and creating a working environment that promotes racial equity and inclusiveness. We believe attracting and retaining diverse staff is crucial to serving our community and fulfilling our mission. Women, Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC), LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities and veterans are highly encouraged to apply.
We have an outstanding opportunity for a Salesforce Marketing Cloud Administrator to be the process owner for KUOW's marketing automation system. This position will collaborate with the marketing, membership, major gifts, and business support teams and stakeholders to support and implement marketing automation. The Marketing Cloud Administrator is a technically savvy, detail oriented, resourceful and analytical digital operations specialist. This critical role is responsible for helping to oversee the marketing automation platform infrastructure and will be instrumental in leveraging marketing automation to execute campaigns and capture data across the entire prospect and donor cycle. They will utilize their business analyst skills to analyze, identify, design and implement business process models, monitor and maintain the overall health of the database, the business workflow/revenue model, API integrations, audience segmentation, targeting, lead scoring, and bulk imports of data. Additional responsibilities include monitoring and testing system operation; troubleshooting technical issues; managing users, roles, access and security; updating and documenting configuration and processes; developing compliance strategies; training users; and data hygiene.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead development of data architecture: standardizing how KUOW collects, stores, transforms, and distributes Salesforce Marketing Cloud data.
Create and maintain Data Extensions and segmentation groups and track emails and develop relevant reports and dashboards.
Create journeys using Journey Builder and sync data from Salesforce CRM to Marketing Cloud and back using the Salesforce Connector. Complete rigorous QA checks on changes to data and journeys.
Create and maintain automations that utilize multiple data sources for campaigns, including writing SQL queries.
Manage and analyze data views and reports in Marketing Cloud that will drive further optimization for email and SMS performance. Make data-driven decisions to optimize consumer solutions.
Configure and run triggers and API calls within the Marketing Cloud platform. Deploy personalization using AMPscript on emails.
Support our social media users through configuration and maintenance of Social Studio.
Maintain users, profiles, roles, and permissions. Develop training standards, designing training curriculum, and leading training of KUOW staff on how to use Marketing Cloud tools. Create training videos, documentation, and update our wiki on all custom KUOW code, automation, and journeys. Provide support and point of escalation for product teams using Marketing Cloud.
Plan ahead for upgrades, seasonal releases and long-term projects.
Assist with other duties as assigned.
Position reports to the Director, Research and IT.
Minimum 2-3 years’ experience with Salesforce Marketing Cloud (ExactTarget) and hands on knowledge of Studios and Builders.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Experience with Salesforce.com Administration and configuration.
Experience with basic HTML (For example, creating tables, links, and bolding)
Experience with SQL and AMPscript
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, and handle and prioritize simultaneous requests
Creative and analytical thinker with strong problem-solving skills
Must demonstrate ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with all levels of the organization
Ability to critically evaluate and prioritize information gathered from multiple sources and reconcile conflicts
Strong Salesforce/Salesforce Marketing Cloud interest and ability to quickly master new technology
Strong understanding of Salesforce Marketing Cloud best practices and functionality
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment, you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.