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Alumni Affairs and Development is seeking an energetic and collaborative email specialist. Working on a dynamic team of email channel experts sending over 35 million emails per year, this position is responsible for designing and building mass solicitations and emails for an assigned group of internal partners and supporting email marketing for signature events such as Giving Day.
Additionally, this role will execute college/unit solicitations and support email strategy for college/unit partners. The Email Marketing Specialist provides quality assurance of day to day email marketing efforts to ensure best practices and engagement tracking for emails across the division.
Working remotely is available. This position is 20 hours per week for 4 months with the possibility of extension.
Position responsibilities include:
Build emails and provide support to assigned partners for:
Best practices and strategies
Internal marketing timelines and deadlines
Segmentation and interest-based marketing
Signature marketing efforts such as Giving Day
Email quality assurance and brand enhancement to ensure:
Emails align with best practices for optimal performance and accessibility
Proper coding to measure email results/ROI
Accessibility requirements are fulfilled
Accuracy of content
Bachelor's degree and 2-4 years relevant experience or equivalent combination. Familiarity with at least one major email marketing system required. Familiarity with Anthology (iModules) email marketing strongly preferred. Experience in email marketing and/or digital fundraising position.
Attach the following to your application:
Email samples you have produced;please be prepared to explain the process and selections if called for an interview.
University Job Title:
Temporary Communications Professional - SP
No Grade - Hourly
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