Since its inception in 2003, the Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) has grown to become the leading media group in the field of social innovation. Through its award-winning magazine, website, webinars, conferences, social media, and podcasts the SSIR media group reaches hundreds of thousands of people monthly. Its audience includes leaders from nonprofit organizations, foundations, business, academia, and government from around the world. SSIR is published by the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (Stanford PACS).
The publishing and marketing manager reports to the publisher, and works closely with the publishing and marketing associate. The manager will focus on
generating revenue for the SSIR media group (earned income from subscriptions, conferences, webinars, licensing, sponsorship, advertising, permissions, bulk sales and reprints) and oversee the use of SSIR’s brand and sub-brands across its internal marketing channels and external partner relationships.
The manager’s primary responsibilities include:
1) manage SSIR media group’s marketing and promotion activities, including its audience growth and email marketing strategy
2) grow SSIR’s customer base for sales of editorially-centric products (including print and digital subscriptions)
3) head event operations, including programming and audience development; and
4) oversee external sales representatives and direct sales of print, digital, and integrated advertising and sponsorship programs on SSIR’s channels.
Final offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and, where applicable, driving record.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience; or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Previous experience in product, program and/or services marketing.
• Ability to drive cross-functional groups toward a common goal.
• Experience with project management and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
• Understands how to implement integrated marketing programs across channels including digital and print.
• Experience with market research and data analysis.
• Demonstrated problem solver.
• Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.
• Minimum five years of experience in consumer marketing or B2B marketing, preferably in the media or related industry.
• Significant skill and experience with Salesforce Marketing Cloud (formerly Exact Target), Salesforce CRM, Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator), Content Management Systems (WordPress, Expression Engine), Microsoft Office, and Google Analytics. Social media used in a professional setting (like Hootsuite). Basic HTML programming.
• Experience having developed, crafted, executed, and tracked results of online marketing efforts.
Certifications and Licenses:
Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
Frequently stand/walk, sit, use a telephone, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, speaking.
Occasionally grasp forcefully, writing by hand.
Rarely sort/file paperwork.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Occasional work on evenings and weekends.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) informs and inspires millions of social change leaders from around the world and from all sectors of society—nonprofits, business, and government. With webinars, conferences, magazines, online articles, podcasts, and more, SSIR bridges research, theory, and practice on a wide range of topics, including human rights, impact investing, and nonprofit business ...models. SSIR is published by the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society at Stanford University.
To advance, educate, and inspire the field of social innovation by seeking out, cultivating, and disseminating the best in research- and practice-based knowledge.
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