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Sales & Marketing Manager - Housing & Residence Life

Grand Valley State University
Michigan, United States
$47,000.00 - $51,000.00
Posted Date
Nov 1, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Residence Life, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Title: Sales and Marketing Manager
Summary: The Sales and Marketing Manager is responsible for the development, planning, implementation, and assessment of sales, marketing, and communication strategies in Housing and Residence Life (HRL) with a focus on on-campus housing occupancy processes. As a member of the HRL team, the Sales and Marketing Manager leads sales, outreach, and marketing efforts in alignment with occupancy needs, projections, student feedback, and the mission, vision and values of GVSU and HRL. Strong candidates will demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to manage multiple priorities, and excellent attention to detail.

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Sales, Marketing, Communications, Business, or related field.
• Two years of post-graduate professional work experience in sales and/or marketing.

Preferred Qualifications:
• 3-5 years professional experience.
• Direct sales experience.
• Group demonstration or presentation experience.
• Work experience in property management, leasing, or related field.
• Work experience in higher education.
• Copywriting experience.
• Supervision experience.
• Design experience with Adobe Creative Cloud.

• Development, implementation, and assessment of HRL sales, marketing, outreach, and communication strategies including:
o Direct sales and outreach
o Advertising and marketing
o Public Relations
o Web and social media
• Lead HRL efforts and involvement in Admissions and orientation events including Laker Experience Days, New Student Registration, etc.
• Represent HRL at various GVSU events both on and off campus, including periodic travel outside the local area.
• Support other HRL functions including student and professional staff recruitment, as well as department and university events and initiatives.
• Hire and supervise assigned staff.
• Collaborate with Institutional Marketing, Admissions, Campus Dining, Division of Student Affairs, and other campus partners
• Participate in appropriate department, division, and University committees.
• Other duties as assigned.

Salary Range: $47,000 - $51,000
Department/Division: Student Affairs
Campus: Allendale

How to Apply: Apply online at and select "Apply now". Please include a cover letter and resume: the online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will also be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references. If you have questions or need assistance, contact Human Resources at 616-331-2215.
Application Deadline Date: Open Until Filled

Allendale, Michigan 49401 - (616) 331-5000
For more information about Grand Valley, see our website at
Grand Valley State University is an EOE which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. See TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center 1-800-649-3777.

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