ASAE helps associations, and the professionals who lead, manage, and work in them, transform society through the power of collaboration. We are looking for someone to join our team as a Marketing Manager. Candidates must be able to work in a diverse, inclusive, and collaborative environment where colleagues are engaged, respect and support each other, hold themselves accountable, and celebrate their work.
ASAE seeks an experienced marketing professional whose primary objective is to develop, implement and evaluate marketing strategies and tactics in support of various projects for ASAE, with a digital first mindset. This includes developing and implementing marketing tactics that may utilize a combination of digital and traditional communication tools/channels including marketing automation, retargeting, email, direct mail, print, advertising, websites, exhibits, social media, and others. This position will have significant interaction with many departments and will be expected to manage campaigns as well as discrete projects as needed. Reports to the VP, Marketing and Product Management
Essential Functions This position is responsible for development and implementation of marketing strategy, materials, and promotional components for campaigns tailored to specific segments, programs, products, and events to achieve targeted goals for participation, attendance, and revenue. Key to the success of this position is the ability to manage/develop traditional and digital promotional assets and copy for several internal clients based on analysis of the product goals, audience, marketing, sales, and competitive data.
Strong digital marketing, creative, writing, project management, and account management skills are essential. Effective account management includes the application of basic project management orientation regarding collaboration/input, approval of direction, implementation, and evaluation. Working knowledge of marketing automation, retargeting, and other digital approaches is essential. Thrives in a fast-paced, high volume work environment and is a professional who works collaboratively with a diverse group of product line managers across the organization to create and manage cross-organizational, integrated marketing strategies. Marketing, analytical, and creative skills will help the incumbent be successful in this position. The ability to manage multiple projects under sometimes compressed schedules is a must.
Serves as account manager for several internal clients as it pertains to their marketing needs.
Develop and implement marketing campaigns and promotions to support a wide variety of programs and services with emphasis on special events and education programs.
Reviews and edits promotional materials for marketing effectiveness.
Manages email campaigns with the support of the marketing coordinator and develops email testing and segmentation when appropriate.
Manages social media organic and paid campaigns.
Pulls mail lists and other data inquiries for projects.
Writes copy as needed for product positioning, website, and campaign assets.
Manages individual client marketing budgets, including tracking and reporting all costs, and analyzing sales and marketing effectiveness of tactics as required.
Reviews marketing communications ensuring consistent use of ASAE brand guidelines.
Analyzes and leverages available data on products, audience, marketing, sales, and competitive landscape, and more to develop marketing strategy and tactics.
Solves marketing problems using qualitative and quantitative data.
Works closely with the product/program developers (internal client) to gain full understanding of features and benefits to be promoted and gives recommended marketing strategy.
Works closely with the in-house graphic designer(s)/art director and production manager in the development of marketing collateral.
Pushes forward and is mindful of organizational priorities while executing campaigns and new processes.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of the marketing planning process.
Understanding of collateral development, email marketing, social media, and advertising.
Promotional copywriting and editing skills.
Ability to write business documents such as marketing plans, creative briefs, meeting minutes and others.
Familiarity with project management platforms.
Familiarity with CMS and/or AMS.
Familiarity with business analytics platforms.
Familiarity with marketing automation and/or retargeting platforms
Familiarity with social media management platforms
Knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Ability to communicate creative concepts and strategies to a diverse range of members and non-members.
This position requires excellent communication skills including interpersonal and listening skills, superb writing skills, and a well-developed sense of account management and customer/client service. Individual must be able to work independently and collaboratively as one member of 10-person marketing, branding and communications department and more broadly with the entire Communications Group and clients throughout the organization.
Supervisory Responsibility This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Work Environment This job operates in a professional office environment.
Physical Demands This position must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Required Education and Experience
Four-year college degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications, or related area is required. Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience that fulfills the requirements of the position will be considered.
A minimum five years of demonstrated account management experience and results in collateral and electronic marketing communications development in a high-paced, high-volume environment is required. The ability to create and test new approaches for promoting products, and services is important. Agency and/or association experience is desirable.
Preferred Education and Experience
Experience in public relations is desirable but not required.
Agency and/or association experience is desirable.
About American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)
Our organizational members are trade associations and individual membership societies that represent almost every sector of the economy and countless professions. Our 42,000 individual members—association professionals and industry partners—lead, manage, and work in or partner with organizations in more than a dozen association management disciplines, from executive management to finance to technology. Together, they represent 7,300 organizations and create a vibrant community that makes the world smarter, safer, and better every day.
With support of the ASAE Foundation, a separate nonprofit entity, ASAE is the premier source of learning, knowledge, and future-oriented research for the association and nonprofit profession and provides resources, education, ideas, and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of the association and nonprofit community.
ASAE Business Services, Inc. (ABSI), ASAE’s wholly-owned subsidiary, provides business solutions to the association community that help associations grow and prosper, save time and money, and simplify the business of running an association.