Assistant Director, Digital Communications

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Apr 05, 2017
Temple University
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Assistant Director, Digital Communications will support the development and implementation of all digital communications initiatives for Temple University's Department of Institutional Advancement (IA). Reporting to the Director, Development Communications, the Assistant Director will be responsible for the daily maintenance of and to support individual schools / colleges, events, campaigns and programs targeting the institution's alumni and donor constituency groups. The position will also assist in the day-to-day execution of IA's robust email marketing program, including email creation and deployment, data analytics, calendar maintenance, list segmentation and email testing. The Assistant Director will have a fundamental understanding of Web design, user experience and SEO best practices, and a passion for staying on top of the latest digital marketing trends. Performs other duties as assigned. Required Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree in Marketing / Communications, with an emphasis on digital communications. Minimum three (3) years relevant work experience, an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Required Skills & Abilities: *Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, HTML and CSS *Fundamental understanding of Web design, user experience and SEO best practices *Experience with Web CMS technologies (experience with iModules Encompass platform a plus) *Basic understanding of database integration techniques *Knowledge of higher education / nonprofits / fundraising *Strong project management and organizational skills *Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; must be able to build relationships with people of all constituency groups *Knowledge of the latest Web and accessibility standards *Highly detail-oriented *Able to work efficiently under tight deadlines *Team player with a positive attitude *Flexible and adaptable to shifting priorities *Able to work independently and in a collaborative team environment This position requires a background check Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact. To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at Temple University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at: You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University���s Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.