Associate Director of Marketing

Associate Director of Marketing at Stanford University

$ Confidential

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.


Job Description

The Stanford MBA Admissions office strives each year to attract, recruit, select, and enroll the most promising MBA students from around the world and from every background.


In this role, you will help to enable our mission by disseminating information; engaging prospects, applicants, and admitted students; and building community through a variety of channels (e.g., web, newsletter, email, video, social media, etc.). Under the guidance of the MBA Admissions Director of Marketing, you will develop, manage and execute strategic marketing plans. You will create and manage an integrated communication strategy which leverages the brand strategy. And you will build strong partnerships with other school managers and departments, as well as liaise with students, alumni, and faculty.


With a focus on continuous improvement, you will also have an eye on market research, trends and internal analytics to refine our marketing and communications initiatives.


In addition to your marketing responsibilities you may have other general admissions duties, including, but not limited to, presenting the MBA program to prospective MBA candidates, evaluating applications, and welcoming newly admitted students.


Your primary responsibilities include:

  • Help develop MBA brand strategy and strategic marketing plan.
  • Create and manage an integrated communication strategy across various channels
  • Manage key vendor relationships.
  • Develop content directly and/or partner with students, alumni, faculty, and other departments to generate assets.
  • Conduct market research, including competitive benchmarking and analyzing campaign effectiveness to inform strategic decisions and customer targeting.
  • Other general admissions duties related to attracting, selecting, and enrolling MBA class.

To be successful in this position, you will bring:

  • Bachelor`s degree and eight years relevant experience or a combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in integrated marketing strategy and execution across channels.
  • Ability to use market research and data analysis to inform strategic decisions.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with senior leaders.

In addition, preferred requirements include:

  • Advanced degree; MBA is preferred.
  • Familiarity with Drupal, Salesforce, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Google Analytics and/or SLATE
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Collaborative working style
  • Strategic mindset
  • Results orientation

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 résumé 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.





Published 2021-09-25

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