The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Continuing Studies is seeking a dynamic marketing analytics manager to inform and guide the omni-channel marketing efforts of high-profile programs. As part of the Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) digital team, this person will collaborate with team members, program partners and outside vendors to research, build, test and effectively communicate data-forward marketing insights that drive conversion and engagement. The preferred candidate will be a great communicator that is passionate about marketing and/or higher education, and embraces our culture of diversity, equity and inclusion.
The ideal person should be well-versed with leading a mix of data analysis, user experience research and informing marketing efforts to support divisional goals. Being comfortable delivering this information to stakeholders in written, visual and sometimes presentation-style formats is a must. Someone who gets the importance of data, can leverage it for predictive analysis and can tell a compelling story with it, while also understanding how marketing works will be successful in this role.
Contributes to the development of marketing strategy and oversees implementation of marketing plans, projects, and campaigns. May supervise personnel within a work unit marketing team.
15% Develops operational plans in support of marketing projects and campaigns including staffing and resource allocation, and oversees execution of operations that adhere to deadlines and budgets
40% Segments audiences, identifies marketing opportunities, evaluates competition, integrates marketing tactics, and measures marketing program results
20% Develops, edits, monitors, and provides feedback on content
5% Oversees creative development and project management processes for marketing activities
10% Systematically study target users to collect and analyze data to inform stakeholders' investments, content decisions and campaign deliverables, and cultivate a culture of DEI in our digital spaces.
10% Uses data to inform search engine optimization (SEO) efforts and keyword strategies, in addition to building predictive models to better understand and target audiences for various partners
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
Required relevant work experience: - At least 3 years of professional experience building a marketing data analytics program, including predictive modeling and informing digital marketing campaigns - Demonstrated experience using data to develop and measure content, drive conversion and evaluate marketing effectiveness - Experience with SQL, Excel and Google Analytics, or equivalent platforms/tools
Preferred experience: - Excellent presentation and communication skills - Experience developing marketing assets and building marketing campaigns
A successful candidate may also have one or more of these skills: - Proven ability to build relationships and communicate effectively within a team - Experience with UX research/design, SEO, managing A/B testing programs with email and web teams - Experience in an agency or higher-education setting - Experience with CRMs (Salesforce or equivalent), WordPress, and/or marketing automation tools (Eloqua or equivalent) - Experience with Zapier, Google TagManager, DataStudio, Monsido, Tableau, SEMRush, Spyfu, chat bots, digital ad platforms or equivalent resources
This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $75,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications
How to Apply:
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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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