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Assistant Director of Marketing

Position Type:

  • Full Time
  • Staff


  • OH-Columbus

Franklin University has an opening for an Assistant Director of Marketing (ADM).  This individual will be responsible for the development and implementation of market plans and strategies that build on Franklin’s market awareness, generate demand and build enrollment pipelines necessary to achieve enrollment, marketing spend and ROI goals. This includes the evaluation of market research, prospective student decision-making and funnel behavior, and competitor data to inform plans. The ADM manages cross-functional communication to ensure the timely and accurate completion of deliverables to support plans and initiatives, as well as reports on status and results. The ADM reports to the Director of Marketing Communications. 

We seek someone with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years of relevant work experience in educational marketing, admissions, or brand/product marketing management.  A Master’s degree is preferred.  The selected individual will have the ability to implement and oversee research-based strategies focused on meeting marketing objectives and achieving enrollment goals.  He/she will have an understanding of market and demographic research, and experience with advertising, website functionality, email marketing and social media.  The Assistant Director must be highly articulate and persuasive verbally and in all written formats. Writing/Proofreading experience with knowledge of AP Style is a plus.  In addition, he/she must have the ability to make data-driven decisions based on metrics and return-on-investment reporting and models.  Experience in higher education would be desirable in this position.

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin offers a competitive benefits package, incentive program and free parking. In addition, Franklin provides free undergraduate tuition for employees and immediate family members, graduate tuition assistance for full-time employees and immediate family members, and a discount on doctoral tuition for employees.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.