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Executive Director of Marketing & External Relations

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Categories: Administration, Staff/Administration, Calendar Year (12-Month)



Provides strategic leadership for marketing, communications, admissions, advancement, employer and industry engagement, and community relations at the Charlotte Campus


Essential Job Functions

  • Develops strategic plans to drive enrollment, marketing and advertising, increase advancement and further engagement with corporate and community partners
  • Participates in campus strategic goal setting and manages progress towards recruitment, enrollment, and the development of new partnerships and strategic alliances to further campus advancement goals
  • Collaborates with senior leaders and campus departments universitywide to establish programs, services, and initiatives to accomplish goals and oversees progress towards campus goals in admissions, advancement and partnerships
  • Develops partnerships with external corporate and community organizations to grow campus prominence and create innovative programs and services
  • Manages relationships with advertising and marketing agencies and collaborates with university marketing and enrollment departments to align strategies and maximize resources to support brand and enrollment goals
  • Prepares and monitors departmental budget
  • Supervises and develops staff, facilitating professional opportunities to improve individual capability and managing performance against job accountabilities, department goals and established university, campus and department policies and procedures
  • Supervises and manages student employees, as necessary, to enhance their academic and professional development
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a master's degree
  • Significant amount of experience working in marketing, sales/consulting, enrollment, fundraising, or in other related work 


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in marketing, leadership, education or a related field of study 


Please note: Qualified candidates must live or relocate within a 100 mile radius of the Charlotte Campus location upon hire.


Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

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