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Marketing Manager - Boston

Apply now Job no: 502224
Position Type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: Enrollment Management

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 Marketing Manager is responsible for creating, deploying, tracking and measuring marketing strategies for degree programs, disciplines and initiatives across multiples colleges within Northeastern University Global Network. Strategies must drive and support annual enrollment goals, increase awareness and contribute to the overall success of Northeastern University and its programs. The Marketing Manager works in collaboration with the Director of Marketing, the Enrollment Marketing and Communications, Admissions and the academic teams to meet goals for assigned projects and portfolios. 


Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Define the overall marketing strategy, messaging and positioning for degree programs, sectors, audiences and initiatives within Northeastern University Global Network
  • Develop and manage execution of marketing plans through effective project management skills
  • Effectively track and measure campaign success and ROI through regular monitoring and reporting of data through the entire enrollment funnel; from lead generation and nurturing through enrollment
  • 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 and manage marketing vendors (creative teams, agencies, print production etc.)
  • Utilize marketing automation tool (Marketo) and CRM (Salesforce) to attract and nurture prospective students through the enrollment process Collaborate with marketing team to effectively manage the budget for assigned degree programs, disciplines and initiatives


Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing or related field with minimum of 4 years experience in marketing and communications. Higher education experience preferred. Demonstrated success in the development and implementation of marketing strategies. Flexible, creative thinker open to new ideas and changing priorities within a fast-paced organization. Strong project management skills and ability to manage stakeholder expectations. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to think and act both analytically and strategically. Experience working with a marketing automation tool and customer relationship management system (CRM) 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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