Marketing Coordinator, Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)

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Marketing Coordinator, Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)🔍School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford, California, United States📁Marketing📅Mar 29, 2021 Post Date📅88946 Requisition #The School of Humanities and Sciences (H&S) is the center of a world-class liberal arts education at Stanford University. H&S encompasses 23 departments—from Art and Art History, English, and History to Economics, Mathematics, and Biology—as well as 23 interdisciplinary programs. As the university’s largest school, H&S serves as the foundation of a Stanford undergraduate education no matter which discipline students pursue as a major. Graduate students work alongside world-renowned faculty to pursue and shape foundational research that leads to breakthroughs and discoveries that shed new light on the past, influence the present, and shape the future. Together, faculty and students in H&S engage in inspirational teaching, learning, and research every day.

Since its inception in 2003, Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) has grown to become the leading media entity in the field of social innovation. Through its award-winning magazine, website, webinars, conferences, social media, and podcasts, SSIR reaches hundreds of thousands of people each month. Its audience includes leaders from nonprofit organizations, foundations, business, academia, and government from around the world. SSIR is published by the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (Stanford PACS).

The marketing coordinator reports to the publisher, receives assignments directly from the publishing and marketing managers, and works with the publishing production coordinator. The marketing coordinator will also have occasional direct interaction with the editorial team and Stanford PACS colleagues. The coordinator will focus on supporting the publishing efforts of SSIR, including earned income from existing business lines (including subscriptions, conferences, webinars, sponsorship, advertising, licensing, permissions, bulk sales and reprints), as well as help with the development and expansion of new business lines (including e-books and other programs).

The marketing coordinator’s responsibilities include:

  1. General Support:
  2. Monitor incoming customer service inquiries and intercede as needed;
  3. Support creation and scheduling of commercial social media posts;
  4. Initial draft(s) of copy for various marketing communications efforts;
  5. Develop custom performance reporting on sponsored programs;
  6. Process vendor invoices;
  7. Support development of other publishing & marketing activities (ex. paywall development).
  • Webinars Support:
  • Support development of webinar product pages, emails, and social media posts;
  • Coordinate with outside fulfillment vendor to set up registration pages;
  • Schedule rehearsal calls with webinar presenters;
  • Secure presentation materials from webinar presenters and prepare those materials for use;
  • Add webinars to PACS events calendar;
  • Support in report generation for webinars.
  • Conference Support:
  • Support the P&M manager on conference logistics, including coordination and scheduling of speaker calls, and trafficking speaker materials;
  • Manage production of collateral materials for events;
  • Add conferences to PACS events calendar;
  • Draft reports on post-conference surveys.
  • E-Newsletter Support:
  • Support scheduling of commercial emails;
  • Coordinate commercial content for weekly e-newsletter with publishing and editorial staff.
  • Partnership support:
  • Manage delivery of materials related to external partnerships;
  • Maintain partnership agreements.
  • Data Analytics:
  • Review and analyze performance of various business channels;
  • Create and update new and existing business channel reporting;
  • Develop recommendations based on insights and reporting metrics.
  • This is a 100% FTE, continuing, non-exempt position, open to being fully remote.


    • Provide administrative support to publishing/marketing team.
    • Assist with marketing plans/programs to meet business objectives, including coordinating with internal stakeholders.
    • Draft, edit, and schedule select marketing communications for a variety of channels (i.e., web, print, email, online).
    • Monitor, track and report marketing program effectiveness.
    • Review and report post-event/program/campaign data.
    • Assist in quality control of data and marketing materials.
    • Support the planning and execution of events.
    • Support the creation and launch of tools and processes to improve marketing efforts.
    • Contribute to vendor selection, arrangements, and scheduling, and coordinate vendor estimates and invoice processing.
    • Develop an understanding of organization's major programs, services, events and products.

    Education & Experience:

    Bachelor's degree or a combination of education and relevant experience.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Highly organized and creative.
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to work independently to meet expected deadlines and schedules.
    • Demonstrated team player.

    Preferred Knowledge and Skills

    • Minimum one year of experience in marketing, preferably in media or related industry.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office suite; Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator); digital publishing Content Management Systems (WordPress, Expression Engine); video editing and presentation tools (Premiere Pro, Media Encoder, iMovie, Prezi); and Google Analytics.
    • Facility in social media used in a professional setting, including related scheduling and management platforms (ex. Hootsuite).
    • Experience juggling multiple deadlines and changing priorities, while maintaining a high attention to detail.
    • Experience in a customer-facing and client-facing role.
    • Strong interest in social innovation as demonstrated through past jobs or volunteer activities.
    • Comfortable analyzing marketing campaign performance and metrics
    • Fluency in any of the following languages a plus: Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Arabic, Japanese, Portuguese.

    Why Stanford is for You

    Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

    • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
    • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
    • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
    • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
    • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more

    Other duties may also be assigned, not all unique aspects of this job are covered by this job posting. A full job description will be shared during the interview process.

    Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

    Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law

    Additional Information
    • Schedule: Full-time
    • Job Code: 4891
    • Employee Status: Regular
    • Grade: E
    • Requisition ID: 88946




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    Job No:
    Posted: 3/30/2021
    Application Due: 5/29/2021
    Work Type: Full Time