Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
  • 12-May-2017 to 30-Jun-2017 (CST)
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Concordia University is accepting applications for the position of Marketing Strategist. This full-time, exempt position is responsible for being the main marketing contact for the Concordia University Ann Arbor campus. This position is part of a larger supportive team Office of Strategy and University Affairs, which includes Strategic Communications and University Marketing. The University Marketing team is located at Concordia University's Mequon, WI campus but this position will be located at the Concordia University Ann Arbor campus. This position reports directly to the Director of Marketing Strategy.


  • Act as the embedded strategist for the Ann Arbor, supporting marketing campaigns and initiatives that demonstrate measurable impact on enrollment goals
  • As part of the Marketing Department, collaborate with colleagues on projects, planning, and strategy
  • Assist admissions in the development and implementation of communications flow including conventional mailings, emails, and texts to prospective students
  • Work with the Director of Online Experience on website updates and strategy
  • Develop collateral for Ann Arbor and admissions
  • Capture photographs, videos and other media for use in marketing pieces
  • Help maintain clear and regular communication between the marketing team housed in Mequon, WI and Ann Arbor campus leadership


  • Exceptional written, oral communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Competency working with the Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), with examples provided
  • Competency with photography and video equipment
  • Familiarity with marketing automation (knowledge of Hubspot preferred)
  • Passion for working in a faith-based/mission-driven organizations
  • An understanding of analytics and how to apply learnings to improve campaigns
  • Ability to occasionally travel to offsite venues, Concordia University Wisconsin, and to work some weekends and evenings
  • Self-motivation, ability to work with teams at a distance, and strong critical thinking skills

Education and Experience

An Associate degree (Bachelor degree preferred) and a minimum of 2 years' experience with media production, design, marketing, sales, or other similar functions preferably in higher education.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a full-time, staff, exempt position. Starting range is dependent upon individual qualifications and experience. Concordia health, disability and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and their eligible dependents. Tuition benefits are available for employees and their qualified dependents.

Physical Demands/Equipment 

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the position. It is not intended to be all-inclusive. Administration reserves the right to adjust the duties and responsibilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion.  In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or commissioned ministers of the LCMS.  Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Commissioned Ministers of the Gospel.

The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies.  If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.

Concordia University is a Higher Learning Commission accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering 71 undergraduate majors of study, 39 master's degrees, and 4 doctoral programs.

Concordia is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.


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