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Digital Marketing Manager

Company: Oregon State University
Location: Corvallis
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Digital Marketing Manager

Oregon State University

Department: College of Engineering (ENG)

Appointment Type: Professional Faculty

Job Location: Corvallis

Recommended Full-Time Salary Range: $65,000-$83,000

Job Summary:
The College of Engineering is seeking a Digital Marketing Manager. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position.

The Digital Marketing Manager (DMM) reports to the Assistant Director of Marketing and is a member of the College of Engineering's External Relations group, which is responsible for the college's marketing, communications, and engagement activities. This position is part of a fast-paced, hands-on team that produces compelling and creative content to help move the college's many stakeholders - alumni, donors, industry partners, state and federal government entities, prospective students, and other engineering schools - toward stronger relationships (i.e., opinion, perception, and affinity) with the college and thereby increasing brand visibility, reputation, and loyalty.

The DMM utilizes specialized technical expertise in user experience, social media, content management systems, marketing automation platforms, information management systems, and customer relationship management systems to plan, create, and distribute high-quality content to advance the college's priorities in recruitment, academic influence, and alumni/donor engagement. Digital channels include but are not limited to electronic newsletters, emails, digital publications, social media, and digital advertising. The DMM may own their work products or contribute to other team members' projects. The DMM also assists in producing social media and web content as assigned. The DMM manages distribution lists, gathers analytics to report on effectiveness of campaigns, and produces templates for digital communications.

Why OSU?
Working for Oregon State University is so much more than a job!

Oregon State University is a dynamic community of dreamers, doers, problem-solvers and change-makers. We don't wait for challenges to present themselves - we seek them out and take them on. We welcome students, faculty and staff from every background and perspective into a community where everyone feels seen and heard. We have deep-rooted mindfulness for the natural world and all who depend on it, and together, we apply knowledge, tools and skills to build a better future for all.


--- Top 1.4% university in the world
--- More research funding than all public universities in Oregon combined
--- 1 of 3 land, sea, space and sun grant universities in the U.S.
--- 2 campuses, 11 colleges, 12 experiment stations, and Extension programs in all 36 counties
--- 7 cultural resource centers that offer education, celebration and belonging for everyone
--- 100+ undergraduate degree programs, 80+ graduate degrees plus hundreds of minor options and certificates
--- 35k+ students including more than 2.3k international students and 10k students of color
--- 217k+ alumni worldwide
--- For more interesting facts about OSU visit:


Oregon State has a statewide presence with campuses in Corvallis and Bend, the OSU Portland Center and the Hatfield Marine Science Center on the Pacific Coast in Newport.

Oregon State's beautiful, historic and state-of-the-art main campus is located in one of America's best college towns. Corvallis is located close to the Pacific Ocean, the Cascade mountains and Oregon wine country. Nestled in the heart of the Willamette Valley, this beautiful city offers miles of mountain biking and hiking trails, a river perfect for boating or kayaking and an eclectic downtown featuring local cuisine, popular events and performances.

Total Rewards Package:

Oregon State University offers a with benefits eligible positions that is designed to meet the needs of employees and their families including:
--- Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life. OSU pays 95% of premiums for you and your eligible dependents.
--- Free confidential mental health and emotional support services, and counseling resources.
--- Retirement savings paid by the university.
--- A generous paid leave package, including holidays, vacation and sick leave.
--- Tuition reduction benefits for you or your qualifying dependents at OSU or the additional six Oregon Public Universities.
--- Robust Work Life programs including Dual Career assistance resources, flexible work arrangements, a Family Resource Center, Affinity Groups and an Employee Assistance Program.

Future and current OSU employees can use the to learn more about the full value of the benefits provided at OSU.

Key Responsibilities
40% Digital marketing and communications campaign strategy, creation, distribution, and measurement

  • Develop a digital marketing and communications strategy in collaboration with other members of the marketing team and coordinate and execute digital projects as part of the integrated marketing and communications plan.
  • Develop, implement, and manage digital marketing content for campaigns through channels including but not limited to e-newsletters, emails, digital publications, and digital advertising. Ensure that content is reviewed and approved in accordance with the team's process.
  • Manages relationship with digital marketing vendor of record.
  • Utilize web analytics and other tools to measure and report digital ad engagement and optimize marketing campaigns.
  • Identify trends and insights and execute strategy based on the insights.
  • Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies and plans, execute and measure experiments and conversion tests.
  • Monitor COE online communities to ensure respectful and appropriate engagement and respond to comments as necessary.
  • Work with web development team to create online content necessary for marketing campaigns and projects.
  • Collect, analyze, interpret, and report analytics to evaluate and assess the effectiveness of digital communications strategies and projects, and revise strategies accordingly.
  • Develop digital templates for recurring communications.
  • Ensure that all digital communications reflect the college's community, one that embodies collaborative and inclusive excellence, and contribute to Oregon State's equity, diversity, social justice, and anti-racist goals.
  • Compile written and visual content from multiple contributors to create compelling digital communications content.
  • Manage distribution lists, including lists generated from CRM, for all digital communications and keep those lists up to date.

    40% Social media management, content development and implementation:
    • Responsible for content planning and distribution on COE's primary social media platforms, aligning with college's strategic plans and brand guidelines.
    • Independently and in collaboration with External Relations team, develop engaging and compelling social media content to promote brand awareness and drive audience engagement.
    • Recommend and with approval, activate the budget for paid promotion of social content and social advertising.
    • Monitor COE online communities to ensure respectful and appropriate engagement and respond to comments as necessary.
    • Collect, analyze, interpret, and report analytics to evaluate and assess the effectiveness of social media strategies and projects and revise strategies accordingly.
      10% Student content creator management
      • Oversee the COE social media student content creators.
      • Recruit, hire and train student employees. Work to identify which platforms and kinds of content individual students would be best suited for and help train/guide students on best practices.
      • Responsible for signing off on concepts and working with students to finalize and distribute work to OSU's various social networks.
        10% Professional development and other duties as assigned

        What You Will Need
        • Bachelor's degree in digital or new media communications, marketing, or related field.
        • Three years of experience in producing and distributing digital content and measuring and evaluating the effectiveness of that content, or a combination of experience and advanced education that demonstrates comparable background.
        • Excellent writing skills with experience in drafting copy for emails, social media, web and other marketing platforms.
        • Knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, their audiences, and how each platform can be utilized effectively.
        • Experience with CRM-based digital marketing platforms.
        • Demonstrated organizational, project management, and analytical skills.
        • Experience working within brand guidelines.
        • Evidence of successful collaboration with internal team members and external stakeholders.
        • A record of learning about diverse constituents of an organization and its external audiences that demonstrated the ability to translate intelligence into inclusive digital communications that reflect the realities and identities of the constituents/audience.
        • A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity

          What We Would Like You to Have
          • Knowledge of AP style.
          • Experience with web development
          • Experience with photography and videography for digital marketing.
          • Experience working in higher education.

            Working Conditions / Work Schedule
            The majority of this work will take place in a typical office environment, with the occasional need to attend university events on- and off-campus as needs arise for planning and/or content development purposes. Most work can be completed during standard working hours of 8 a.m. -5 p.m., however on-call support may be required at times for issues management and support at evening/weekend events and conferences. A hybrid or remote work agreement may be considered, with the understanding that there will be requirements to be on-site at the Corvallis campus on a regular basis.

            Special Instructions to Applicants
            To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by February 11, 2024 . Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.

            When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:1) A resume/CV; and

            2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.

            3) Please upload up to 3 work samples including links to websites, videos and marketing materials that are consistent with the duties outlined in the position description.
            (Upload as Other Document 1)

            You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.
            • Starting salary within the salary range will be commensurate with skills, education, and experience.

              For additional information please contact:Janet Knudson

              OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

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