Membership & Marketing Program Manager

About The Unit: The Oriental Institute is a research organization and museum devoted to the study of the ancient Near East. Founded in 1919 by James Henry Breasted, the Institute, a part of the University of Chicago, is an internationally recognized pioneer in the archaeology, philology, and history of early Near Eastern civilizations.

Unit Job Summary: Membership & Marketing Program Manager: The Membership & Marketing Coordinator is responsible for planning, implementing, and managing membership relations and marketing efforts for the Oriental Institute. This includes supervising the processing of new memberships and renewals, managing the members' travel program, coordinating membership events, overseeing the development of membership communications such as our annual report, quarterly newsletters and general membership announcements and overseeing the social media and marketing communications of the Institute.

Unit Education: Bachelor's degree required.

Unit Experience: A minimum of two years of full-time professional experience in development or a related service-oriented field required. Marketing experience preferred.

Unit Job Function Competencies: Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines required. Ability to work well within a team of highly motivated individuals required. Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills characterized by the ability to write well with a strong commitment to customer service required. Excellent diplomatic skills required. Ability to maintain confidentiality required. Ability to learn and manipulate databases required. Ability to attend and help with weekend and evening events required. Ability and willingness to travel required. Proficiency with MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint preferred. An understanding of the University of Chicago, its history, mission, demographics, faculty, current programs, departments, and processes preferred.