AACRAO has an immediate opening for a Communications and Marketing Coordinator. This entry-level position executes the day-to-day operation of communications, marketing, and advertising across departments. Under the direction of the Associate Director, this position will develop communications materials, press releases, news stories, communication schedules, promotions, email campaigns, and advertising copy with a focus on digital media/mediums as well as administer the dissemination of digital campaigns via the web, email software, and social media. The Coordinator will assist in the execution of various marketing plans for the organization. Experience with content management (Sitefinity preferred) and/or email marketing platforms (Pardot preferred) a plus.
Write/Edit/Coordinate the creation of digital and print marketing materials, promotions, email campaigns, e-newsletters, press releases, advertising copy, and other online communications as needed; coordinate the placement of these materials, as needed.
Administer the dissemination of digital campaigns via the web, email software, and social media.
Oversees AACRAO’s social media platforms and post approved social media messages across platforms.
Maintain the content and functionality of the AACRAO website through coordination with other departments.
Assist in the development and implementation of marketing and communication plans, strategies and promotions for AACRAO and its various service lines.
Performs other marketing/communications duties as directed.
Why Work Here?
AACRAO is an equal opportunity employer. We ensure equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. We seek a diverse staff in an attempt to represent our international membership; our goal is a workplace where people of diverse backgrounds and lifestyles can work together to grow personally and professionally.
Located in a new building in Downtown Washington, D.C., the AACRAO office is easily accessible via the Red, Blue, Orange, and Silver metro lines.
All full-time AACRAO employees (FTE) are eligible for generous annual and sick leave accrual, two personal days to be used however they choose, and holiday pay.
All FTE receive medical, dental, and vision insurance benefits with premiums paid by AACRAO. AACRAO also sponsors a Defined Contribution Retirement Plan with a contribution to the accounts of employees of 10% on the participant’s compensation.
Please submit salary requirements, cover letter, resume, and three writing samples to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Demonstrated ability to write effectively and clearly for various audiences,
Strong editing and proofreading skills.
Strong interpersonal, customer service and cooperative skills for continual interaction with internal and external audiences.
Independent and effective time management with excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize competing demands in order meet assigned deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse and partially remote team and with other employees to meet shared goals.
Ability to give and receive constructive feedback on work in a team environment.
Extensive experience in Microsoft Office products.
Experience with Adobe Professional products.
Understanding of Social media platforms and Content Management Systems (Sitefinity preferred)
Knowledge of, or familiarity with, HTML
Ability to travel up to 10%
The American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) is a non-profit, voluntary, professional association of more than 11,000 higher education professionals who represent approximately 2,600 institutions in more than 40 countries. Its mission is to provide professional development, guidelines, and voluntary standards to be used by higher education officials regarding the best practices in records management, admissions, enrollment management, administrative information technology, and student services. AACRAO represents institutions in every part of the higher education community, from large public institutions to small, private liberal arts colleges.