Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture

Digital Marketing and Communications Manager

 

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (Z) seeks a marketing and communications professional to join our team. We are a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to lead architectural education and research on behalf of more than 7,000+ faculty members in the United States, Canada, and around the world.

The Opportunity

You will manage multiple brands for a global audience of educators and students in architecture schools. With an abundance of programs and activities, you’ll have ample opportunities to create compelling promotional content! Your challenge is to plan and execute successful campaigns through multiple channels. Z publishes journals and books, holds in-person conferences and virtual events, and administers annual awards and student design competitions. We are also a forum for our members to collaborate and share their own work.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing strategies for effective marketing and communications
  • Executing promotional campaigns for Z programs, publications, and initiatives, according to a calendar and using email, social media, and, on occasion, print media
  • Managing and developing Z websites, including updating pages, creating new pages, and working with staff and vendors on website design and information architecture
  • Creating marketing and promotions collateral for Z programs
  • Soliciting, editing, and/or writing blog posts for Study Architecture
  • Creating the weekly Z Update email newsletter
  • Attending conferences to promote Z brands, programs and events

The position reports to the Senior Director of Membership, Marketing, and Publications. Duties require skills in project management, collaborative communications processes, and marketing campaign creation and assessment.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Five years experience working in marketing and/or communications, preferably with an association or an organization involved in architecture and design;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Work with external vendors, including designers
  • Experience managing brand collateral
  • Demonstrated organizational and project management skills;
  • Self-motivated team player;
  • Analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Experience with content management systems (e.g., WordPress), HTML/CSS, and website analytic tools;
  • Experience managing social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Youtube.
  • Experience with Canva, Later, InDesign and Google Analytics 4
  • Strong computer skills: use of MS Office suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Mac OS

The position is not a permanent telecommuting position. However, our team is currently operating remotely while our offices are being renovated. We will soon be working in a temporary space near Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, for a limited number of days per month. We anticipate returning to our renovated office space near the White House in 2025.

Z offers a competitive salary and benefits. To apply, send a cover letter and résumé as a PDF attachment to an email to personnel@acsa-arch.org, using the subject line Digital Marketing and Communications Manager. No phone calls.

Z Commitment to Equity

Z is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and members of traditionally under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Z is committed to making architectural education more accessible, inclusive, and equitable by addressing overt and covert forms of racism and white privilege in our field. We apply this work to our programs, policies, and procedures and make it an active part of our office culture.