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Marketing Manager

Georgia Southern University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 23, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Public Relations & Advertising
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Marketing Manager

Job ID: 243599
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelors, masters and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.


Department Information
0560101 - University Communications and Marketing

Job Summary
Lead a creative and driven team that partners with internal University clients to develop effective multi-media marketing strategies and campaigns. Manage projects by leveraging a diverse group of department specialists including: content developers, graphic designers, website developers, photo/video specialists, and the director of brand and marketing. Demonstrate relationship management excellence as the leader of two marketing specialists, and liaison to University clients including college deans, admissions directors, and administrative staff members. Serve as an ambassador of and promote the University's brand.

Due to the Governor's approval for the Cost of Living Adjustment to Fiscal Years 2022 and 2023, final salaries at the time of hire may be impacted, but will not be lower than what is advertised.

  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Work with clients and cross-functional internal department teams to conceive and help implement multi-media marketing campaigns that may involve websites, paid search, mass media, banner advertising, email, print collateral, special event, and social media
  • Act as the manager and primary point of contact on submitted projects; from initial strategy and creative concept development, to content development, then design, deployment, and KPI reporting to clients and other stakeholders
  • Develop strategies and creative campaigns that directly affect recruitment of new students and retention of existing students
  • Liaise with external media agency to develop cost-effective paid advertising packages that effectively deliver on creative campaigns
  • Evaluate paid media, website, and CRM performance metrics in order to optimize efforts as well as identify new areas of opportunity
  • Manage two marketing specialists by ensuring project work is on strategy and on pace, and ensuring team's job satisfaction and engagement
  • Act as a brand steward in order to champion the University's identity to our audiences effectively
  • Collaborate effectively with University Communications and Marketing team members as appropriate on tactics such as: organic social media posting, internal communication campaigns, and student stories

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree

Required Experience
  • Five (5) years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Educational Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, journalism, public relations, communications, or related field

Proposed Salary
$29.47 - $30.71 per hour

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • High degree of organization and ability to manage many projects at once
  • Ability to effectively offer strategic marketing guidance to various clients with various objectives
  • Ability to work well with numerous projects under numerous tight deadlines
  • Aptitude for evaluating and interpreting metrics and analytics
  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Ability to work well in a diverse and inclusive environment through commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Ability to adhere to University policies and procedures, meeting Institutional goals, and supporting University's mission for student success

  • Experience with both traditional and digital/direct response marketing strategies
  • Familiarity with websites, SEO, and CRMs a plus

  • Excellent listening and leadership skills
  • Desire to find fun and meaning in work, and interact pleasantly with people
  • Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills
  • Excellent relationship management with clients, employees, cross-functional department team, and other University stakeholders

Apply Before Date
June 10, 2022

Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by e-mail at

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or

Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.

Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicant for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Work generally performed in office environment
  • May be required to work beyond 40-hour workweek
  • Travel may be required

Background Check
Standard and Education

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

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