Marketing Coordinator

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Gleacher Center – Downtown

3035101 Bus-Evening/Weekend MBA Pr/Adm

About the Unit
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is the second-oldest school in the U.S. and second to none when it comes to influencing business education and business practices. Since 1898, the school has produced ideas and leaders that shape the world of business. Their rigorous, discipline-based approach to business education transforms students into confident, effective, respected business leaders prepared to face the toughest challenges. Chicago Booth has the finest set of facilities of any business school in the world. Each of the four campuses (two in Chicago, one in London, and one in Hong Kong) reflects the architectural traditions of its environs while offering a state-of-the-art learning environment. Chicago Booth is proud to claim: -an unmatched faculty. -degree and open enrollment programs offered on three continents. -a global body of nearly 50,000 accomplished alumni. - strong and growing corporate relationships that provide a wealth of lifelong career opportunities. As part of the world-renowned University of Chicago, Chicago Booth shares the University's core values that shape the distinctive intellectual culture. At Booth, they constantly question and test ideas, and seek proof. This extraordinarily effective approach to business leads to new ideas and innovative solutions. Seven of the Booth faculty members have won Nobel Prizes for these ideas - the first business school to achieve this accomplishment. For more information about the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, please visit:

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Job Summary:

The Marketing Coordinator supports the Chicago Booth Evening MBA and Weekend MBA admissions and marketing teams. The Coordinator is responsible for executing a range of marketing tactics used to attract prospective students to the program locally and nationally, and help convert program inquiries to applicants. Will utilize his/her expertise in graphic design and the Adobe Creative Suite to support the admissions and marketing needs of the team.


  • Design email headers, social media graphics, and other graphics in line with Chicago Booth branding standards.
  • Source content to use for the Programs' blog posts (~3-4 per month), as well as content for the Programs' social media channels. Strong blog-writing skills are a plus.
  • Contribute to the Programs' social media strategy by finding content, writing posts, and developing social campaigns.
  • Maintain regular website updates.
  • Assist with ongoing reorganization of website content.
  • Work with current students, alumni, and staff to create a broad range of content for the blogs, social media campaigns, email campaigns, and advertising campaigns.
  • Use metrics and data to drive strategies and tactics.
  • Maintain regular contact with the Central Marketing team at the Harper Center Campus in Hyde Park.
  • Attend Central Marketing meetings at the Harper Center Campus in Hyde Park as needed.

Additional Requirements

Education, Experience or Certifications

  • Bachelor's degree required, in marketing, graphic design, or communications-related area preferred.

  • A minimum of one year of professional working experience required, in a marketing setting preferred.
  • Digital marketing and CMS experience preferred.

Technical Knowledge or Skills:
  • Exceptional English language skills, particularly business copywriting and editing, required.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of various content creation, design basics, social media tactics required.
  • Strong project management skills required.
  • High degree of organization and professionalism required.
  • Creative thinker who is able to meet deadlines required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign) including vector creation.
  • Ability and willingness to work evening and weekends when needed and attend events outside of normal work hours.

Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Note: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours


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About Us
The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. Our commitment to free and open inquiry draws inspired scholars to our global campuses, where ideas are born that challenge and change the world.

We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of original ideas. Students in the College develop critical, analytic, and writing skills in our rigorous, interdisciplinary core curriculum. Through graduate programs, students test their ideas with UChicago scholars, and become the next generation of leaders in academia, industry, nonprofits, and government.

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Job No:
Posted: 12/18/2018
Application Due: 2/16/2019
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