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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Associate Director of Communications and Marketing - Marketing Strategy in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


The Marketing and Digital Strategy team consist of marketing, social media, and digital strategists with a passion to engage and persuade donors to invest in the work of Emory. This position will report to the Director of Marketing Strategy.


  • Guides the marketing and communications efforts of Advancement and Alumni Engagement.

  • Develops strategic communications, branding, brand management, and marketing strategy development for strategic initiatives.

  • Develops and creates programs, special event advertising, program materials, proposals, marketing kits, social media, and other communication materials that support division strategic goals, broadens exposure, or promotes the image/brand.

  • Develops and creates effective methods for marketing strategies and distributing communication materials and information.

  • May manage websites or social media presence for division/clients.

  • Stay abreast of latest trends in communications, marketing, video, technologies and digital strategies.

  • May train others in the use of communications technology.

  • Works with external vendors.

  • Monitors project budgets.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


In addition to the duties outlined above, the Associate Director may be required to:

  • Identify, develop, and retain relationships or partnerships within AAE.

  • Manage relationships and negotiate contracts with vendors.


  • A bachelor's degree and three years of professional experience journalism, communications and marketing, higher education, non-profit, or related environment, OR an equivalent combination of experience, education and/or training.

  • Cover Letter Required for consideration.


  • Successful candidates will possess strong writing and editing skills. Experience in digital storytelling, philanthropic, advancement, donor recognition, alumni engagement, non-profit, or a university setting.

  • Experience working with various technologies including strong skills in Adobe Creative Suite, design and video editing software, advanced knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite, mass email applications, database and project management software, web reporting/analysis, and CRM systems.

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and problem-solving skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and navigate a complex work environment.

  • Commitment to delivering excellent customer service, the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively, and comfort working with ambiguity.

  • Possess a high level of professionalism and commitment to confidentiality with sound judgment and discretion.

The role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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Job Number 68455

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Advancement &Alumni Engagement

Department ADV: Eng, Comm, and Marketing

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Advancement & Fundraising

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta