Stanford Graduate School of Business Stanford's Graduate School of Business has built a global reputation based on its immersive and innovative management programs. We provide students a transformative leadership experience, pushing the boundaries of knowledge with faculty research, and offering a portfolio of entrepreneurial and non-degree programs that deliver global impact like no other. We are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in service of our mission of developing innovative, principled, and insightful leaders who change lives, change organizations, and change the world. We invite you to be part of this mission.
The Executive Education (EE) Marketing Department at the Stanford Graduate School of Business has recently undergone an exciting transformation and seeks a Marketing Manager to join this new team! This Marketing Manager is responsible for ideating and launching brand awareness and direct response campaigns to promote Stanford's portfolio of product offerings (domestically and globally). This team has ownership and jurisdiction over paid and owned channels. The ideal candidate should have a bachelor's degree and 5+ years of relevant experience working across multiple marketing channels.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to connect global professionals with Stanford EE 50+ programs that will enable them to learn, grow and impact change. This is a full-time (40 hours per week) position where work will be performed with the expectation of being onsite (at Stanford's magical campus) and in a hybrid setting of at least 2 days per week.
Create robust marketing plans. This includes overall strategy/objective, media mix, channel mix, creative briefs, current trends in market, new ad modules/abilities, and testing.
Ability to make data-driven decisions. This includes comfortability in working with reporting platforms, excel and conducting data analysis. Use past data to inform current and future decisions and extract insights.
Develop Brand Awareness campaign. This includes a deeper understanding of the target market, personas and why Stanford EE should matter to them across a variety of channels.
Develop Direct Response campaigns. This includes planning and launching ad creative, marketing landing pages, tracking, testing and target audiences.
Manage project/program budget(s) and coordinate invoice processing.
Process and Solutions-Oriented. This includes identifying processes that do not exist today and working with internal and external stakeholders to align and create.
Oversee design and production of marketing materials from inception to deployment.
Manage vendors on specific projects.
Maintain the legacy of excellence Stanford's brand represents in the market today.
Specific tasks include but are not limited to:
Aligning marketing objectives to channel strategy
Project and process management
Creative briefs and kick-offs
Implementation and execution of campaigns
Analysis of campaign data
Post mortem recaps / business stand-ups to share out on performance and learnings.
Assess market opportunities and track market trends. Recommend marketing improvements based on findings.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the organization.
To be successful in this position, you will bring:
Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Excellent written and oral communication.
Ability to work cross-functionally, adapt to change and develop positive relationships with stakeholders.
Embody a growth-mindset. This includes having curiosity to learn and understand what you do not know.
Exhibit courage to make decisions, recommendations and give feedback.
Demonstrated experience managing projects, including planning, scheduling, tracking, and budgeting.
Understands how to implement integrated marketing programs across channels.
Demonstrated problem solver with strong critical thinking skills.
Strong understanding of conversion best practices, benchmarks, and be able to implement changes to improve our practices as needed. Strong analytical skills.
Comfort with technology and data management.
Systems knowledge: CRM, Marketing Cloud, Sales Cloud, Tableau, Excel, Google Suite, and FB Business Manager.
Why Stanford is for You Stanford's dedicated 16,000 staff come from diverse educational and career backgrounds. We are a collaborative environment that thrives on innovation and continuous improvement. At Stanford, we seek talent committed to excellence, driven to impact the future of our legacy, and improve lives on a global sphere. We provide competitive salaries, excellent health care and retirement plans, and a generous vacation policy, including additional time off during our winter closure. Our generous perks align with what matters to you:
Freedom to grow. Take advantage of career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or leader discuss global issues.
A caring culture. We understand the importance of your personal and family time and provide you access to wellness programs, child-care resources, parent education and consultation, elder care and caregiving support.
A healthier you. We make wellness a priority by providing access to world-class exercise facilities. Climb our rock wall, or participate in one of hundreds of health or fitness classes.
Discovery and fun. Visit campus gardens, trails, and museums.
Enviable resources. We offer free commuter programs and ridesharing incentives. Enjoy discounts for computers, cell phones, recreation, travel, entertainment, and more!
We pride ourselves in being a culture that encourages and empowers you.
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* The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Why work at Stanford?Stanford University has changed the world, over and over again.We are one of Silicon Valley's largest employers - and also one of the most unique. Our mission is to educate future leaders and promote interdisciplinary, world-class research and teaching. This passion makes Stanford an intensely creative, rewarding, and challenging place to work. At the same time, our traditions of respect and collaboration sustain a humane, supportive environment in which to pursue your life and your career.At Stanford you'll work with bright, diverse, dedicated people. You'll find encouragement to learn and grow. You'll enjoy excellent benefits and an outstanding environment. How will it change you?