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Assistant Marketing Manager- Bay Area

Apply now Job no: 502244
Position Type: Staff
Location: San Francisco Campus
Categories: Regional Campuses

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.

About the Opportunity:

The Assistant Marketing Manager is responsible for executing marketing tactics for degree programs and initiatives to drive enrollment for Northeastern’s portfolio of professional degree programs in the San Francisco Bay Area. Tactics will support annual lead, application and enrollment goals and contribute to the overall success of Northeastern University and its programs.

The Assistant Marketing Manager works under the guidance of the Marketing Manager, collaborating with the rest of Enrollment Marketing, Admissions and Recruiting, Customer Experience and members of academic teams to meet goals for assigned projects.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage events including planning, logistics and execution across the Bay Area region
  • Provide marketing support to recruiting team as needed
  • Create marketing content in partnership with both internal and external partners
  • Oversee regional media and creative demands with external agencies
  • Manage execution of a wide array of marketing tactics through effective project management skills
  • Utilize marketing automation tools to attract and nurture prospective students through the enrollment process
  • Assist in effectively tracking and measuring campaign success through regular monitoring and reporting of data through the entire enrollment funnel; from lead generation and nurturing through enrollment
  • Update website content as necessary while working closely with stakeholders
  • Work collaboratively with Enrollment Marketing team to ensure that all marketing reflects consistent and timely on¬brand messages
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external university partners
  • Collaborate with marketing team and utilize relevant systems to effectively manage the budget for assigned degree programs, sectors and initiatives


  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business or related field with minimum of 2 years of experience in marketing and communications (or experience in a related discipline with transferable skills).
  • Must have experience working with a marketing automation tool and customer relationship management system (CRM)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in higher education preferred
  • Demonstrated success in executing against a marketing plan
  • Flexible, creative thinker open to new ideas and changing priorities within a very fast-paced organization
  • Strong multi-tasking and project management skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Propensity to think both strategically and analytically is a plus


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Additional Information:

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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