Assistant Director for Marketing

JOB TITLE: Assistant Director for Marketing

DEPARTMENT:  Marketing

REPORTS TO:  Director for Marketing Operations


The Assistant Director is responsible for managing timelines and materials for UArts’ Marketing team (social media, web updates, email campaigns, videos, print materials and more), and providing support communications and production oversight for the department’s marketing initiatives. The Assistant Director is also the point of contact for communications and requests directed to Marketing and the point person for project status and trafficking.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manages full production timelines for Marketing’s projects.
  • Tracks corrections and revisions with stakeholders.
  • Traffics and packages marketing projects, from creation to the final product.
  • Regularly communicates the status of each project to relevant staff and communicates proactively and effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Maintains project management software and data.
  • Participates in creative production through writing, editing and assisting with creative projects.
  • Assists with communications strategy and manages flow to multiple constituents on and off campus.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent; they do not purport to describe all functions.  Incumbent may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may change from time to time as necessary.


  • A bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications or a related degree is preferred.


  • 1 to 3 years of related professional experience.
  • Strong communication, writing and grammar skills.
  • A proactive approach to communication and organization.
  • Familiarity with MS Office Suite, Asana, Adobe Creative Suite, content management and customer management systems is preferred.

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Work with passion, persistence and follow-through.
  • Work independently and collaboratively, meeting personal and team goals.
  • Be adaptive and responsive to new situations.
  • Manage time effectively.
  • Quickly understand tasks at hand and seek solution-based outcomes.
  • Work independently and organize simultaneous projects.
  • Collaborate with people from diverse backgrounds, experiences and opinions.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty and staff.
  • Complete tasks utilizing a positive attitude and a people-centric approach to work.
  • Attend to detail and commit to data integrity.

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • None

About The University:

University of the Arts’ mission is simple: to advance human creativity. Established in 1876, UArts believes creativity is the most essential skill for success in today’s society and has educated generations of groundbreaking artists, performers, designers and creative leaders for more than 141 years.  After being granted university status in 1987, University of the Arts became the largest institution of its kind in the nation, offering programs in design, fine arts, media arts, crafts, music, dance, theater and writing. It now features 30 undergraduate arts majors, 15 graduate programs and the nation’s first PhD program in Creativity. UArts is also home to innovative centers across disciplines, including the Center for Immersive Media, Lightbox Film Center, Philadelphia Art Alliance and Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery. Learn more about UArts.


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