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Assistant Director, Marketing

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Position Information

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Director, Marketing
Job Description

The Morris Inn Assistant Director, Marketing is responsible for the management of all marketing, sales promotion, and external communications of the Morris Inn and Notre Dame Conference Center. The position uses available media resources to strategize, develop, and execute an effective overall marketing plan. Develops, reviews, and analyzes sales metrics information to identify new marketing opportunities.
This position reports to the Senior Director of the Morris Inn and serves as a member of the Executive Operating Committee of the hotel. This role takes the lead on the management of special events and promotions, and serves as the primary liaison with the University’s marketing and media group and Venue ND teams.

The Assistant Director, Marketing responsibilities will include but not limited to:

1. Marketing: develop marketing programs and initiatives to enhance the visibility and market demand for transient occupied rooms. Partners with external Venue ND team on sales and marketing of Group rooms and Banquet sales.

2. Sales Promotion: work with outlets to develop, coordinate, and execute both strategic and tactical Food & Beverage events and promotions.

3. Communications: coordinate department messaging to the customer base via multiple media channels, including web, student Brand Ambassadors, social media, and print.

4. Department Administration: as a member of the leadership team of the Morris Inn reporting to the Sr. Director, assists with overall department management and internal staff communication. Fosters and actively supports effective positive working relationships within Morris Inn and Notre
Dame Conference Center and with University students, departments, faculty and staff.

5. Provides project and analytical support as assigned. Reviews or participates in survey and TripAdvisor reputation management.

6. Coordinates planning and spend tracking of departmental marketing budget of ~$400,000 annually.

7. Coordinates Public Relations messaging within the guidelines of the Notre Dame communications plan.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree (4 years) Business, Hospitality, Marketing, or Graphic Design or related degree
3 – 4 years experience

Prior direct hospitality marketing a plus. Ability to manage upward and downward effectively and work with a diverse group of colleagues from different functions and levels is essential. Good customer service skills along with strong, genuine people skills will go a long way to enable success of team. Strong conceptual design and communication abilities; capable of managing multiple projects and deadlines. Ability to utilize and apply data analysis in marketing concepts.

Must be able to communicate with a wide variety of people from the President of the University to the newest temporary worker and work in a fast paced environment. Must lead in a professional, hospitable and empathetic manner.

Preferred Qualifications
Special Instructions to Applicants
Department Morris Inn (55015)
Department Website morrisinn.nd.edu
Family / Sub-Family Ext/Int Relations / Marketing
Career Stream/Level EIC 2 Professional
Department Hiring Pay Range $48,000 - $60,000/annually
Pay ID Semi-Monthly
FLSA Status S1 - FT Exempt
Job Category Administrator/Professional
Job Type Full-time
Schedule: Days of Week & Hours

Monday – Friday including occasional weekend, holiday and evening event support.

Schedule: Hours/Week 40+
Schedule: # of months 12

Posting Detail Information

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

Posting Detail Information

Job Posting Date (Campus) 03/14/2017
Job Posting Date (Public) 03/14/2017
Job Closing Date 04/04/2017
Posting Type Open To All Applicants
Posting Number S17213

Advertising & Screening Information

Quick Link for Internal Postings http://jobs.nd.edu/postings/8220

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents