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Marketing Operations Specialist

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Marketing Operations Specialist
Graduate School of Business, Stanford, California, United States

Schedule: Full-time
Job Code: 2392
Employee Status: Regular
Grade: H
Requisition ID: 90572

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Stanford's Graduate School of Business has built a global reputation based on its immersive and innovative management programs. We provide students a transformative leadership experience, pushing the boundaries of knowledge with faculty research, and offering a portfolio of entrepreneurial and non-degree programs that deliver global impact like no other. We are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in service of our mission of developing innovative, principled, and insightful leaders who change lives, change organizations and change the world. We invite you to be part of this mission.

The Executive Education, Operations & Technology Department of the Stanford Graduate School of Business seeks a Marketing Operations Specialist. The Marketing Operations Specialist will provide various technical and operational activities to support and complement the marketing efforts of Executive Education. In this role, you will create project plans and project schedules, provide data analytics, analyze user requirements, and conduct technical testing of system changes, campaign management, and other deployment activities.

The Executive Education marketing team leverages a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system housed on the Salesforce, Sales Cloud platform in conjunction with Marketing Cloud for marketing activities. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and you will be a team player. Experience with higher education systems and Salesforce platforms will be a plus.

Your primary responsibilities include:
  • Facilitate meetings with stakeholders to document project objectives and requirements.
  • Work with management to create project plans and project schedule
  • Understand business needs and assist with analysis of requirements gathered and with creating functional specifications documents.
  • Work with the technical teams to ensure system modifications conform with the requirements specified by the stakeholders.
  • Create test plans, facilitate User Acceptance Testing efforts; actively participate in technical testing of systems changes and enhancements; including, CRM, web forms, email automations, etc.
  • Create reports and dashboards in Salesforce CRM and Tableau and create audience lists for deployment activities.
  • Email and other modes of deployment activities via Marketing Cloud.

To be successful in this position, you will bring:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and two years relevant experience or a combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, technical analysis, and system testing.
  • Experience in Salesforce Sales Cloud and Marketing Cloud platforms, building reports and dashboards in CRM, Tableau, Google Sheet, and Excel
  • Experience in deployment activities via Marketing Cloud
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively interact with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical skills to review and assess complex business requirements.

In addition, preferred requirements include:
  • Knowledgeable in higher education systems and processes
  • Knowledge and experience in SQL Server

Why Stanford is for You

Stanford's dedicated 16,000 staff come from diverse educational and career backgrounds. We are a collaborative environment that thrives on innovation and continuous improvement. At Stanford, we seek talent committed to excellence, driven to impact the future of our legacy, and improve lives on a global sphere. We provide competitive salaries, excellent health care and retirement plans, and a generous vacation policy, including additional time off during our winter closure. Our generous perks align with what matters to you:
  • Freedom to grow. Take advantage of career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or leader discuss global issues.
  • A caring culture. We understand the importance of your personal and family time and provide you access to wellness programs, child-care resources, parent education and consultation, elder care and caregiving support.
  • A healthier you. We make wellness a priority by providing access to world-class exercise facilities. Climb our rock wall, or participate in one of hundreds of health or fitness classes.
  • Discovery and fun. Visit campus gardens, trails, and museums.
  • Enviable resources. We offer free commuter programs and ridesharing incentives. Enjoy discounts for computers, cell phones, recreation, travel, entertainment, and more!

We pride ourselves in being a culture that encourages and empowers you.

How to Apply

We invite you to apply for this position by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button. To be considered, please submit a cover letter and resume along with your online application.

* The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

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.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

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

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Change the world. And yourself.

Stanford University has changed the world, over and over again.

We are one of Silicon Valley's largest employers - and also one of the most unique. Our mission is to educate future leaders and promote interdisciplinary, world-class research and teaching. This passion makes Stanford an intensely creative, rewarding, and challenging place to work. At the same time, our traditions of respect and collaboration sustain a humane, supportive environment in which to pursue your life and your career. 

At Stanford you'll work with bright, diverse, dedicated people. You'll find encouragement to learn and grow. You'll enjoy excellent benefits and an outstanding environment.

Stanford Facts at a Glance

Opened 1891

Student Enrollment

  • Undergraduates: 6,980
  • Graduates: 8,897


  • 8,180 contiguous acres in six governmental jurisdictions
  • Nearly 700 major buildings
  • 97% of undergraduates live on campus


  • 5,300 externally sponsored projects
  • $1.33 billion total budget


  • 2,043 faculty members
  • 21 Nobel laureates are currently members of the Stanford community
  • 5:1 student to faculty ratio

Stanford University is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring qualified women, minorities, protected veterans and persons with disabilities.

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