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Marketing Technologist | Analyst

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Do you love where data and marketing intersect? Do you enjoy helping clients understand and digest large quantities of website data in order to make more meaningful marketing decisions? Do you want to join a fun team that loves what they do? Carnegie Communications is looking for a motivated full-time Marketing Technologist and Analyst to join the Digital Services division in our Westford, Massachusetts, office. We’re looking for someone to dive deep into our clients’ websites and marketing campaigns to help colleges and universities make more informed decisions related to their digital marketing campaigns and understanding their student journey. As a Marketing Technologist, you will be responsible for providing Google Tag Manager and Google Analytics training and troubleshooting for our higher education clients, as well as dashboard assistance via Data Studio and other reporting tools. This role would also support Carnegie’s in-house proprietary data insights tools in delivering that data to help schools understand their website traffic and maximize enrollment marketing ROI.

Responsibilities include:

  • Running point on Analytics needs, including Google Analytics account troubleshooting and reporting
  • Implementing Google Tag Manager, including tag and trigger setup
  • Google Analytics and GTM consulting and training on best practices to our clients
  • Supporting Carnegie’s internal Digital team for analytics training, troubleshooting, and client management
  • Devising appropriate and effective systems/approaches for data collection
  • Managing Carnegie’s internal proprietary software used for advanced tracking and website analytics
  • Reporting on large quantities of data and breaking them down in presentation format for our clients
  • Troubleshooting various CMS and CRM issues
  • Developing Analytics Dashboard using GA, Data Studio, Tableau, and/or other tools
  • Comfortably presenting demos, presentations, and/or workshops on analytics-related topics
  • Communicating to clients, team, and management on strategy/project development, timelines, and results
  • Monitoring and evaluating search results and performance across major search channels to improve rankings
  • Keeping pace with new marketing industry trends and latest developments

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years’ experience in a Web analytics, SEO, or digital analytics marketing role
  • Solid understanding of Google Analytics and/or Google Tag Manager and basic website information architecture
  • Familiarity with various CMSs and CRMs, including WordPress, Drupel, Salesforce, HubSpot, and more
  • Adobe Analytics experience desired but not required
  • Outstanding ability to think creatively and strategically and to identify and resolve problems
  • Self-starter, proactive learner, and positive attitude are musts!
  • Superb customer service skills
  • Attention to detail and the ability to effectively multitask in a deadline-driven atmosphere
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, project management, and time management skills
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Experience within higher education marketing a plus
  • Experience writing code in HTML, CSS JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap, and/or Angular ideal but not required
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud a major plus

For more information or to submit your cover letter and résumé, contact Angie at award@carnegiecomm.com. No phone calls, please.

Senior Digital Marketing Specialist (PPC/Social)

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Carnegie Communications is looking for a motivated full-time Senior Digital Marketing Specialist to join our Digital Services division. This position is located in our Westford, Massachusetts office.

As a Senior Digital Marketing Specialist, you will be responsible for managing the creation, successful implementation, and ongoing optimization of digital display, PPC and social media campaign activities for our education clients. Reporting to the Vice President, Digital Operations and Strategy, you will work closely with our entire Digital Marketing Team to execute daily management of strategies, which could include paid search, display, Retargeting, IP Targeting, and pre-roll, as well as various campaigns on social media. You will also research quotes for client estimates, develop proposals, pull reporting and billing, and provide assistance with Google Analytics and executive summaries and other client reporting as needed by the Digital Team. You will play a vital role in supporting a digital advertising team that prides itself on developing innovative strategies for our higher education clients.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of demonstrable success in digital advertising campaign management (or relevant experience)
  • 5+ years experience managing digital campaigns and working with clients
  • 5+ years experience using Google AdWords, Bing, and Yahoo
  • 5+ years experience using social media campaign management platform(s)
  • Hands-on operation of ad serving and management of ongoing campaigns
  • Experience with implementation of ad tags, third-party management tools, and publisher UIs
  • Detail oriented
  • Interest in new technologies and the desire to expand skill set
  • Energy and enthusiasm for the success of our clients
  • Solid data analysis experience
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Familiarity with Acquisio or other reporting software a plus
  • Supervision or management of team

Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple client display, PPC, and social media advertising campaigns
  • Assist with campaign strategy development, including proposal development
  • Meet with clients to determine their search marketing objectives and goals, for PPC, Display, Retargeting and Social Advertising campaigns.
  • Optimize, research, reporting and billing for campaigns on a regular basis
  • Provide analysis for campaigns from Google Analytics
  • Work on special projects as needed to support the digital team
  • Stay on top of industry trends and best practices with an understanding of how they can be applied to campaigns
  • Be a team player, who enjoys a fast-paced, fun environment!

Account Manager, Digital Marketing

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The Account Manager is the operational (non-sales role) link between our education clients and the entire Carnegie Communications Digital team (Paid Search Marketing, Social Media, Google Display Network, etc.). Along with their team, the Account Manager acts as both an advocate for the client and as a representative for Carnegie.

 Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with, and acting as the link between, the client and Carnegie and ensuring that ongoing communication flows effectively
  • Managing/coordinating client projects; may take an active role in planning to completion
  • Driving the ongoing workflow and interdepartmental team communication 
  • Becoming an expert on the client’s institution by having a full understanding of their goals and objectives, audience, competitors, and position in the marketplace
  • Ensuring clients get maximum value from Carnegie’s products and services
  • Managing, reviewing progress and delivering the client’s campaign results for selected accounts
  • Setting up and managing smaller campaigns and acting as the primary contact for those accounts
  • Successfully defining, monitoring, and reporting project budgets
  • Detecting relationship risks, and developing solutions for both internal and external teams with a goal of maintaining account satisfaction
  • Assisting in creative development for new and existing campaigns, including: creative requests, appropriate proofing, internal and client routing, gathering approval and pushing through to outside vendor production 
  • Final review and quality control of client deliverables and responsible for troubleshooting problems as needed
  • Initial on-boarding and launch of new client campaigns
  • Ensuring that the Digital team meets deadlines and launches campaigns on time and meets the defined strategy and goals of the client 
  • Building and maintaining relationships with Carnegie’s partners and vendors

Qualifications:

  • Ability to work under pressure, organize and prioritize responsibilities
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a concentration in marketing or advertising
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience and proven relationship-building skills
  • Ability to nurture and retain client and employee relationships
  • Solid understanding of various digital marketing tactics including paid search, display media, paid social, SEO, mobile, and analytics  and attribution
  • Ability to work with clients to identify Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and strategically executing to meet those goals
  • Ability and desire to own customer relationships and success, lead teams, share knowledge and mentor colleagues
  • Knowledge and interest in the higher education space is a plus
  • Prior client management experience also a plus
  • An out-going, dynamic personality and ability to build outstanding relationships
  • Strong writing, presenting and communication skills a must
  • Detail oriented with exceptional organizational skills and multi-tasking capabilities
  • High levels of integrity, autonomy, and self-motivation
  • Ability to quickly learn new processes
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Director of Digital Strategy

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As Director of Digital Strategy, you will work with and lead a digital team to help define scope and recommendations for our higher education clients’ digital campaigns. Digital tactics include Paid Search, Social Media, Retargeting, Display Campaigns, Video Pre-roll, and IP and Device Targeting. Reporting to the Vice President, Digital Operations and Strategy, you will play an advisory role on client engagements, serving as a digital strategy advisor to the Senior Digital Advertising Specialist as well as the client. You will serve as thought leader in aligning digital marketing strategy with a client’s business goals and objectives and drive high-level discussions to make strategy recommendations based on the identified client goals. The candidate will thrive on a rapidly growing team and enjoys a fast-paced environment, valuing teamwork and shared success.

Responsibilities:

  • Architect digital strategies driven by our clients’ business marketing goals and objectives
  • Identify digital opportunities and map out the inputs needed to develop an effective digital marketing and tactical strategy
  • Work collaboratively with the Account Managers to manage client relationships as related to paid search strategy, team, and performance
  • Play a key role to strengthen and expand business with current clients and help build digital relationships with new clients
  • Perform research, analyze data, and develop key insights and action plans based on campaign results and provide recommendations for budgetary adjustments
  • Oversee and ensure that ongoing account maintenance/optimization activities are consistent with the goals of the campaign
  • Ensure that all client reporting properly communicates the goals of the campaign and effectively positions key takeaways, recommendations, and next steps
  • Drive adoption of standards, supporting digital best practices and key digital metrics
  • Train, mentor, and onboard new digital staff

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a concentration in marketing or advertising
  • Minimum of five years’ experience as a Search Marketing Manager preferred
  • Strong managerial experience, including experience developing and mentoring a team
  • Ability to nurture and retain client and employee relationships
  • Deep understanding of how Paid Search/SEM interacts with Display Media, Paid Social, SEO, Mobile, Social, and Attribution
  • Strong knowledge of optimizing campaigns and bid strategy according to the client’s KPIs
  • Ability to use Google Analytics and other Web analytic tools to evaluate the effectiveness of campaigns beyond the initial interaction
  • Knowledge and interest in the higher education space is a plus
  • Strong writing, presenting, and communication skills are a must
  • Exceptional organizational skills, multitasking capabilities, and attention to detail
  • Ability to think strategically and make innovative recommendations that drive client goals
  • High levels of integrity, autonomy, and self-motivation
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Junior Paid Search Marketing Specialist (PPC/Social)

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Carnegie Communications is looking for a motivated full-time Junior Paid Search Digital Marketing Specialist to join our Digital Services division. This position is located in our Westford, Massachusetts, office.

As a Junior Paid Search Digital Marketing Specialist, you will be responsible for managing the creation, successful implementation, and ongoing optimization of digital display and PPC campaign activities for our education clients. This entry-level position will solidify your knowledge of all critical components of digital marketing in the higher education space.

Reporting to the Director of Digital Strategy, you will work closely with our entire Digital Marketing team on the day-to-day management of your clients’ campaigns.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day-to-day search marketing activities across multiple search engines (Google, Bing/Yahoo) and social media platforms (YouTube, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.), including campaign planning, implementation, budget management, performance review, and optimization of paid search campaigns
  • Keyword research (discovery and expansion), review and editing of ad creative/copy, review and analysis of website performance metrics, and optimization of campaigns
  • Data compilation and creation of detailed campaign monthly performance and trend reports with actionable insights and recommendations
  • Create, coordinate, and QA all aspects of client tracking codes on site
  • Assist with campaign strategy development, including proposal development
  • Provide analysis for campaigns from Google Analytics
  • Work on special projects as needed to support the Digital team
  • Be a team player who enjoys a fast-paced, fun environment!

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, Marketing preferred
  • Knowledge or demonstrated interest in search marketing landscape
  • 1 year or less of demonstrable success in digital advertising campaign management (or relevant experience)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel—imperative skill for position
  • Attention to detail a must
  • Problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to new technologies
  • Solid data analysis experience
  • Energy and enthusiasm for the success of our clients
  • Experience managing campaigns in search engines and/or social media platforms a plus
  • Familiarity with Acquisio or other reporting software a plus

Editorial Assistant

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Wintergreen Orchard House, a division of Carnegie Communications, is looking to fill an Editorial Assistant position for our small team located in Westford, MA. Wintergreen Orchard House is a major database compiler and provider, specializing in, two- and four-year college, and scholarship fields.

Job description: This position is not for those interested in writing/editing articles; we update/edit college/university and scholarship data and print College Guidebooks yearly. The position primarily involves the collection and entering of data and is ideal for someone who is highly attentive to details and has excellent proofreading skills. Please also note that this is an entry-level position.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with manager and other editorial assistants to assist in the process of developing on time assigned files or sections of database product.
  • Assist with survey emails, data entry, and cross-referencing and researching data to ensure accuracy.
  • Assist with the process of contacting schools, institutions, and/or other sources to obtain additional information needed to ensure completeness of data.
  • Proofreading copy, typesetting, and formatting page layout for database products including preparing files for printer.
  • Ensure correctness, consistency, and style of all assigned files or sections of the database product are of high quality and error-free, comply with the in-house style guide, meet professional standards, and can compete effectively in the market.
  • Communicate effectively with all database contacts and with other members of the team, taking initiative and providing support as needed.
  • Meet all assigned deadlines.
  • Understand roles as both a team member who can collaborate as needed and an individual worker who can take responsibility and initiative.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Strong grammar and language skills with strong aptitude for correspondence.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office.
  • Highly attentive to details, well organized, and an independent worker with excellent interpersonal skills.

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including, 401(k), medical & dental benefits and others. EOE

For more information or to submit your cover letter and resumé, contact Colene Kennelly, Manager, at ckennelly@carnegiecomm.com.

Here’s why you should work for us:

Okay, now that you’ve read all the technical stuff…

Looking for a welcoming, upbeat company that supports your professional growth and puts you on the cutting edge of the higher education marketing industry? You should join us! We’re a fast-growing, innovative team within a well-established company with an unmatched reputation.

Besides getting to do work we’re passionate about, here are some of our favorite parts about working at Carnegie:

  • Growing company with a family feel
  • Reverse commute from Boston—avoid the traffic!
  • Flexible work environment
  • Fun office events and laid-back culture
  • Half-day summer Fridays
  • Industry exposure through Carnegie’s blog, social media, and other forums
  • Entrepreneurial approach and spirit
  • Open work space promoting collaboration and team learning

About Carnegie Communications:

For more than 30 years, Carnegie Communications has been a leader in higher education marketing and recruitment solutions. With access to more college-bound students than any other company, we help colleges and universities meet their enrollment goals. Our cutting-edge digital marketing capabilities deliver customized solutions for our clients.

Our team is energetic, enthusiastic, and passionate about our clients’ goals. We are looking for innovators who can contribute great ideas to our organization. For more information or to submit your cover letter and résumé, contact Tina Yahiaoui at tyahiaoui@carnegiecomm.com. No phone calls, please.