Assistant Director of Marketing for QU Online - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518-1908

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the general supervision of the Associate Director of Marketing, the Assistant Director of Marketing will be involved in all aspects of the department’s marketing efforts with a heavy focus on designing, implementing, analyzing and optimizing marketing campaigns through multiple channels. The ideal candidate is analytical in their approach and is able to derive actionable insights from multiple datasets.

In addition, the Assistant Director of Marketing must also be able to manage multiple projects while meeting appropriate deadlines while being up-to-date on the latest techniques and trends in marketing.

About QU Online

Quinnipiac University was an early adopter of online learning. Founded in 2001, Quinnipiac University Online has developed a high level of expertise in the design and delivery of online learning. Our online programs allow students to complete their course work weekly without attending a scheduled class date and time.

Our online bachelor's, master's, doctoral degree and certificate programs are offered through the University's School of Business and Engineering, School of Communications, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, and  School of Nursing.

We offer students the best of both worlds by combining convenience and flexibility with an educational community that encourages personal connections, faculty guidance and the opportunity to consult and collaborate with peers. Our highly experienced staff provides administrative and technical support to students and faculty for all online programs and courses at Quinnipiac University. Support staff members are available seven days a week via telephone or email to assist you.

About Quinnipiac University:

Quinnipiac University is a thriving private university with 6,500 undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students, located in Hamden, Connecticut, approximately 90 minutes from New York City and two hours from Boston. Consistently ranked among the best universities by U.S. News & World Report and recently named one of the 2013 Great Colleges to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education, Quinnipiac offers 58 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate and professional programs, including those leading to degrees in both law and medicine. At the core of Quinnipiac is its commitment to teaching and collaboration. Quinnipiac fosters partnerships among students and with faculty; it is a spirited, welcoming campus.


-Research, design, implement analyze and optimize marketing campaigns through multiple search engine and social media marketing channels.

-Conduct multivariate testing and analyze performance to determine campaign effectiveness.

-Work with the marketing team and key stakeholders to create new & modify existing campaigns.

-Produce ad copy for use on various online advertising networks while analyzing performance and effectiveness.

-Create and execute targeted email marketing campaigns.

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants


  • 3 or more years of marketing experience in an agency or similar environment
  • Must be well versed in Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM), Retargeting. Email Marketing, Social Media Marketing and Google Analytics with a heavy emphasis on lead generation.
  • Bachelor’s degree required

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Strong copy writing and editing skills
  • Experience writing effective ad copy
  • Demonstrated ability to design, implement, analyze, optimize and manage all aspects of an ongoing marketing campaign
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to revenue growth through the creation and execution of a strategic marketing plan
  • The ability to gather relevant information systematically, considers a broad range of factors, relationships and accurately applies logic to analysis and conclusions
  • The ability to use Excel spreadsheets for complex data analysis, forecasting and modeling
  • Experience with marketing technology tools to support lead generation and servicing
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills required
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to details
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment when required
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task while working under deadlines
  • Ability to source, identify, and manage external marketing vendor relationships

Technical Skills

  • Superior Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook skills required
  • Ability to edit images and graphics in Adobe Photoshop
  • HTML and CSS skills desired


Applications must be submitted electronically and should include a resume and a thoughtful cover letter describing your interest in the position, and explaining how your background and experience qualify you for this position.

Contact information for three references must be submitted on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community. We welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity. Quinnipiac offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit program.

Keyword Phrases

  • QU Online
  • Assistant Director of Marketing for QU Online
  • Diversity
  • New Programs
  • spirit of community
  • Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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