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Director of Marketing

Apply now Posting Number: 492825
Type of Position: Full-time
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY
Categories: Administration

Position Title:

Director of Marketing


College Marketing and Communications

Job Summary:

Marist seeks a dynamic, strategic and energetic Director of Marketing who will define and execute all digital marketing strategies and will lead the effort to fundamentally move Marist to a marketing model based on data-driven, personalized digital engagement with ROI results. The Director will lead a small team focusing on building our website and performance marketing, including SEM, SEO, paid Social Media, Display, Programmatic, and Email marketing. The candidate will partner with a cross-functional team to optimize the customer's experience and drive efficiencies. The ideal candidate for this position must have a strategic vision, thrives in a fast-paced environment, works collaboratively as a part of a passionate team, has excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and has a collaborative and innovative attitude.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business, or related field; Master’s Degree preferred
  • 10+ years of experience preferably in an agency setting; proven expertise in digital media
  • Extensive background in performance marketing channels and toolsets across SEM/SEO, display, paid social, as well as channel attribution
  • Successful in managing, growing and leading a high-performance team
  • Experience launching and driving large scale paid digital media campaigns
  • Expert knowledge of web-based technologies, SEO, PPC, Analytics, ROI Analysis, digital marketing, email marketing, etc.
  • Proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced, results-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Able to work under pressure quickly, effectively and efficiently


Essential Functions:

  • Brings a positive and can-do approach to solving large, strategic, and complex problems
  • Oversees digital traffic-building and engagement initiatives including search, retargeting, programmatic display, and paid social media programs
  • Develops ongoing analytics, KPIs and dashboards to consistently model out traffic, engagement, and conversion metrics
  • Creates A/B and multivariate testing roadmap for digital creative assets
  • Meets objectives by using first and third-party data to target defined segments efficiently
  • Defines look-alike segments to test and drive down cost per acquisition continually
  • Via ongoing testing, understands the specific models that drive web traffic and understand interdependencies like seasonality, weather, or specific promotional programs
  • Collaborates with the creative team to develop creative digital assets to deploy across all digital platforms
  • Develops integrated direct marketing and CRM strategies including email and direct mail
  • Manages multiple agencies and partners to create integrated digital marketing plans
  • All other duties as assigned

Required Application Documents:

Cover letter, Resume & Three Professional References

About the Department:


The Office of College Marketing and Communication serves as the institution’s central hub of content creation and brand management. The office’s mission is to build national awareness of Marist and drive new student enrollment by strengthening the Marist brand through thoughtful storytelling, editorials, videos, photography, and creative visuals.

About Marist College:

Marist College is an independent and comprehensive Master’s granting institution grounded in the liberal arts located in New York's historic Hudson River Valley.  It enrolls over 5,000 traditional undergraduate, over 900 full and part-time graduate, and over 300 continuing education students. The College also has a branch campus in Florence, Italy, site locations in Dublin, Paris, and other locations, and an Executive Center in New York City for corporate, graduate, working professional, and undergraduate education.  Marist has been recognized for excellence by U.S. News & World Report, TIME Magazine, The Princeton Review's The Best 376 Colleges, and Barron's Best Buys in College Education and is noted for being a pioneer in the area of online degree programs. Marist is dedicated to helping students develop the intellect and character required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st Century. The College fulfills its mission by pursuing three ideals: excellence in education, the importance of community, and the principle of service.  Please see for more information.

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8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

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Marist College main campus, Poughkeepsie, NY

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Equal Employment Statement:

Marist College is committed to creating a diverse workforce on our campus by ensuring that barriers to equal employment opportunity and upward mobility do not exist here. To this end, the College will strive to achieve the full and fair participation of minorities, women, people with disabilities, and any other protected groups found to be under-represented.

Equal opportunity means employment, development, and promotion of individuals without consideration of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status unless there is a bona fide occupational requirement which excludes persons in one of these protected groups. The College will review its employment policies and procedures to ensure that barriers which may unnecessarily exclude protected groups are identified and eliminated. The College will also explore alternative approaches if any policy or practice is found to have a negative impact on protected groups.

Marist's policy of non-discrimination includes not only employment practices but also extends to all services and programs provided by the College. It shall be considered a violation of College policy for any member of the community to discriminate against any individual or group with respect to employment or attendance at Marist College on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other condition established by law.



























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