A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The Marketing Assistant will support general marketing and business communication activities related to international, large-scale, high-stakes English language examinations. The duties involve coordination of marketing efforts related to our brand and products, support of digital marketing efforts, copywriting and proofreading of marketing materials, data and content management, and general administrative support. This position will perform these activities in a timely, effective fashion and in alignment with the organization’s specifications and quality requirements.
Work with Marketing Supervisor to ensure that new and existing marketing collateral meets marketing requirements, including copywriting and proofreading as needed.
In collaboration with Marketing Supervisor, work with global teams to coordinate digital marketing and social media accounts and implement campaigns across all channels.
Coordinate and serve as liaison for communications and general administration support between international sales representatives, freelancers, test centers, marketing vendors, external consultants, and event and public relation activities.
Participate in the implementation of marketing and business development processes, procedures, and to support the strategic objectives.
Other contributions commensurate with level and experience as required (providing general administrative or project support).
Excellent oral and written communications skills, including proofreading skills
High-level aptitude with computers and ability to learn new software technologies
Ability to work well both independently and as a member of a teamwork in a busy, dynamic office environment
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Excellent time-management skills with an ability to manage competing demands
Ability to think creatively, adapt to circumstances, learn from coworkers, and share information and experiences
Ability to pay attention to detail and effectively work under pressure
Excellent cross-cultural skills
Experience (minimum 2 years) with digital marketing and social media coordination (posting and media content development)
Experience with marketing tasks and projects including and coordination of marketing tasks and public-facing activities
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Graphic Design
Ability to write copy for publications as news stories, marketing materials, and social media
Salesforce, MailChimp and/or Pardot, HTML, and other integrated software experience
Experience creating new content and adapting one piece to several channels
Expertise in Microsoft Office and familiarity with Adobe applications In design and/or Illustrator
Fluency in Spanish or Portuguese
Extensive experience in the full cycle of completing marketing-related project
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 161312
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