Executive Director of Marketing Systems and Performance - IWU National & Global

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Executive Director of Marketing Systems and Performance - IWU National & Global

Position Summary:

The Executive Director of Marketing Systems and Performance is responsible for managing the teams which provide both the technology-related service and innovation for the National and Global (N&G) Marketing unit, along with the paid advertising strategies (digital and traditional).This leadership role provides oversight and direction for the martech stack, N&G web properties, digital reporting and analytical tools, the digital and traditional advertising strategy, search engine optimization and the management of outsourced tools utilized to improve the customer experience and monitor advertising effectiveness.

Reporting Relationships:

Reports to the VP of Marketing.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree required

Master’s degree preferred, preferably in a related discipline

Over 5 years of significant leadership experience, with previous higher education experience preferred

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Work closely with senior leadership to accomplish key goals and initiatives
    Lead direct report(s) to create and manage a high-performance team
    Oversee onboarding for any new technology and software utilized by Marketing
    Oversee major website development and redesign initiatives, as well as content updates and regular maintenance.
    Oversee the Search Engine Optimization efforts for N&G web pages
    Oversee the creation and management of dashboards and tools utilized by N&G to provide data and analysis for use in marketing decision-making
    Oversee digital advertising efforts including but not limited to paid search, affiliate lead vendors, display advertising, social paid marketing and other forms of digital advertising in close consultation with the Vice President for Marketing and the Executive Director of Communication and Design.
    Oversee traditional advertising efforts including but not limited to TV/OTT, radio, email marketing, print, and other forms of traditional advertising in close consultation with the Vice President for Marketing and the Executive Director of Communication and Design.
    Ensure brand integrity and compliance with regulatory governance for all digital marketing and enrollment initiatives, including websites and any web or digital form
    Optimize the N&G customer experience to maximize competitive advantage
    Develop and nurture partner/vendor relationships to enhance the quality of services offered by Marketing
    Serve as primary liaison with University IT on behalf of Marketing
    Other duties as assigned


According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.

Position Requirements include, but are not limited to:

    Experience managing and leading a successful team of direct reports
    Experience with web site development and web content management systems
    Ability to utilize digital analytics tools (ex: Google Analytics, etc.)
    Ability to execute keyword discovery, expansion, and optimization, with particular focus to content
    Ability to travel as required to meet with vendors, service providers and to represent IWU at designated conferences, meetings and events
    Skilled communicator with excellent verbal, written, presentation skills, coupled with highly developed interpersonal skill


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

Indiana Wesleyan University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and maintaining a work environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.Accordingly, the University affords equal opportunity to all employees and prospective employees without regard to race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

These have access to all the rights, privileges, and programs generally made available to employees at the University.It does not discriminate in the administration of its policies, programs, nor during any phase of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other compensation, and termination of employment.

As an educational institution operating under The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University reserves and exercises its privileges under applicable law to prefer employees on the basis of religion and who are best suited to its religious purpose.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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Posted: 10/10/2019
Application Due: 1/15/2020
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