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Boston University ADVANCEMENT & DIGITAL MARKETING ASSOCIATE, BU Academy in BOSTON, Massachusetts




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Grade 45

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Boston University Academy is seeking a full-time Advancement & Digital Marketing Associate to begin in August 2021.

The role focuses on several key areas:

  • Generating social media content for a number of school digital platforms; producing video and photography to support the school’s messaging

  • Engaging in digital design for collateral and web design for the school’s website

  • Using analytics to track the efficacy of the school’s website, social media, and digital marketing efforts

  • Planning and staffing important school events

  • Supporting and collaborating with colleagues in advancement, admissions, marketing, and alumni relations

    The Associate reports to the Director of Enrollment Management & Institutional Advancement

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 1-3 years of experience in marketing or a related field

  • Experience in social media generation

  • Knowledge of digital design and web design

  • Facility with photography and video

  • Understanding of data analytics

  • Excellent interpersonal and writing skills

  • A customer-service focus

  • A collaborative mindset and team-player mentality

  • Excellent time-management and organization skills

    Experience or knowledge of independent schools and the independent-school market is a plus. For all positions, we look for candidates who enjoy working with colleagues in a collaborative environment, who are flexible and creative, who willfully engage in the life of the school, and who are committed to fostering an inclusive and equitable community.

    As the only high school in New England that is part of a major research university, Boston University Academy (BUA) offers students who love learning both a traditional, caring independent school experience and access to a broad range of university courses. In the eleventh and twelfth grades, students follow their passions by regularly completing up to twelve courses from Boston University’s undergraduate curriculum. The school’s 220 students are curious, capable, and kind. They come from 55 cities and towns in the Greater Boston area. Roughly 60% of students identify as students of color. One-third are on financial aid — a reflection of BUA’s commitment to equity and access.

    Boston University’s generous benefits package including health, dental, life insurance, and paid time off. Full-time employees are also eligible for tuition remission for graduate work at Boston University, and remission extends to dependents as well. For more details on benefits, please refer to the Boston University benefits page here ( .

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

    To apply, please upload a resume, list of references (if available), and cover letter addressed to Nastaran Hakimi, Director of Enrollment Management & Institutional Advancement here. Please send any questions to