Director of Marketing and Brand Management - State University of New York-University at Buffalo in Buffalo New York

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State University of New York-University at Buffalo

Buffalo, New York

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Director of Marketing and Brand Management is a key member of the Marketing & Digital Communications directorial leadership team, and works in close collaboration with the Associate VP for Marketing & Digital Communications and the Associate VP for Media Relations and Stakeholder Communications.

The Director serves as critical member of the University Communications directorial leadership team, to lead and manage day-to-day operations of the branding and marketing function of University Communications.

The Director is responsible for managing UB's brand, marketing strategies, marketing communications, and market research, as well as collaborating with university and unit-level communicators to ensure the ongoing successful realization of the university's brand strategy.

The Director is the university's functional brand steward, responsible for ensuring that institutional positioning, image, and brand standards are developed and adapted in support of the organization's overall strategy.

This position will be responsible for building on a clearly defined marketing strategy and platform that supports the university's goals and advances the university's brand strength and market position.

Minimum Education/Experience:  Master's Degree or equivalent combination of education and professional experience is required.   A minimum of 10 years full-time experience as marketing or communications manager in higher education, government or non-profit organizations is required. Five years of supervisory experience is required.  

About the University at Buffalo: The University at Buffalo is the largest campus in the State University of New York system and New York’s leading public center for graduate and professional education. Our more than 29,000 students pursue their academic interests through more than 400 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. Founded in 1846, UB is a member of the Association of American Universities.

About Buffalo Niagara Region: The Buffalo-Niagara region is a major metropolitan area with a diverse blend of communities, each with its own distinct character and all united in a rich panorama of life. The region is characterized by a neighborly way of life, an unpretentious nature and spirited loyalty among residents. Get past the snowy stereotype and you’ll be immediately captivated by Buffalo’s beauty, heritage, temperate climate and welcoming environment.

To Apply:  For more job information and directions on how to apply, please visit our website at:

All applications must be submitted online via the UB Jobs system prior to the posting end date of March 5, 2015. Do not send application materials via e-mail or US mail to posting contact. In order to be considered for this position, you must meet all Minimum Qualifications as indicated on the posting - please review before applying. Reference letters are not required for this posting. 

The University at Buffalo is committed to developing and maintaining an environment in which all the members of our campus community- and especially those whose opportunities for education and professional advancement have historically been limited- are welcomed and encouraged to grow.

In keeping with this commitment, UB upholds all state and federal laws that ensure opportunity for all Americans, regardless of age, religion or creed, color, physical ability, national origin, race, ethnicity, gender, and marital or veteran status. If each of us is to realize our full personal and professional potential and to service others as responsively as possible, we must foster, explore, and celebrate UB's diversity.

Keyword Phrases

  • Marketing
  • Brand Management
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: At least 10 years
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Writing Samples
Best if Apply By 3/5/2015