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Harvard University Marketing Coordinator, Career in Cambridge, Massachusetts

64895BRAuto req ID:64895BRJob Code:403040 Coordinator II Department Office Location:USA - MA - Boston Business Title:Marketing Coordinator, Career and Professional Development, MBA ProgramSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade ( :055Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent is required.

  • 5+ years of relevant experience is required.

  • Education beyond high school may count toward experience.

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) experience is a must.

Additional Qualifications and Skills:

  • Passionate about creating data-driven marketing strategies to reach new consumers

  • Experienced in managing website and blog content, and leveraging social media (LinkedIn and Instagram specifically) to increase awareness of a product or service

  • Design expertise in Canva and/or Adobe InDesign

  • Website editing experience and exposure/familiarity with SEO work

  • Thrive as a member of a fast-paced, collaborative team Increasing email marketing click-through-rates excites you

  • Strong interpersonal skills; clear and effective communication in both a virtual and in-person environment

  • Present creative/thoughtful approaches to challenges

  • Flexible, positive attitude a plus

Additional Information:This is a 40 hours/week, overtime-eligible position.

This role is offered as a hybrid (some combination of onsite and remote) where you are required to be onsite at our Boston, MA based campus 3 days per week. Specific days and schedule will be determined between you and your manager.

We may conduct candidate interviews virtually (phone and/or via Zoom) and/or in-person for this role.

A cover letter is required to be considered for this opportunity.

Harvard Business School will not offer visa sponsorship for this opportunity.

Culture of Inclusion: The work and well-being of HBS is profoundly strengthened by the diversity of our network and our differences in background, culture, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and life experiences. Explore more about HBS work culture here Screening:Identity Schedule:Monday through Friday, 8:30-5 with a 30 minute lunch.Job Function:Communications, General AdministrationPosition Description:Strategy & Content Creation:

  • Implement content updates for the HBS Alumni Careers website – aimed at supporting alumni in their lifelong career paths; the CPD student website – aimed at supporting students in realizing their unique career visions; and the HBS Recruiting website – targeted at organizations and recruiters interested in hiring HBS students and alumni.

  • Execute CPD’s social media strategy in collaboration with CPD’s Managers, Digital Engagement. Current platforms include Instagram and LinkedIn.

  • Support content development and implementation for CPD’s internal student-facing blog, and the external recruiting- and alumni-facing Insights & Advice and Alumni Careers blogs.

  • Assist the CPD Managers, Digital Engagement with setting the content strategy and plan, development, and scheduling of CPD’s email marketing campaigns across all audiences.

  • Work with CPD’s Career Education and Coaching, CPD’s Employer Relations teams in support of marketing and communications to students, alumni and recruiting organizations.

  • Support the Managers, Digital Engagement in creating content for all marketing channels including social media, blog, web, video and email marketing.


  • Leverage Canva and/or Adobe InDesign to create graphics for social media efforts, paid advertising campaigns, digital signage, and printed collateral.

  • Partner with central Marketing & Communication to design new email templates to use in communications to students, alumni and recruiters.

Marketing Analytics:

  • Responsible for pulling and examining recruiting, student, and alumni careers website and social media analytics, and email and lead generation data to determine target audience engagement and impact.

  • Will utilize data to inform CPD marketing & communications strategy.

Additional Duties:

  • Assist with CPD projects including office-wide recruiting initiatives, student presentations and programs, and conferences.

  • This role is responsible for other duties as assigned

School/Unit:Harvard Business School EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.Job Summary:Are you an early career professional with a passion for creating data-driven marketing strategies to reach new consumers? Do you have experience managing website and blog content, and leveraging social media to increase awareness of a product or service? Does the idea of increasing email marketing click-through-rates excite you? Do you want to work on a team of professionals dedicated to lifelong learning and career development? Come join our passionate group of marketers to build new and nurture existing relationships with employers around the globe, while increasing awareness of career resources available to current students and our global alumni population.

The Marketing Coordinator will be an integral part of the Harvard Business School (HBS) Career & Professional Development (CPD) Marketing, Data & Technology team and will support the execution of digital engagement with students, alumni and recruiting organizations.Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging:Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.Benefits:We invite you to visit Harvard's Total Rewards website ( to learn more about our outstanding benefits package, which may include:

  • Paid Time Off: 3-4 weeks of accrued vacation time per year (3 weeks for support staff and 4 weeks for administrative/professional staff), 12 accrued sick days per year, 12.5 holidays plus a Winter Recess in December/January, 3 personal days per year (prorated based on date of hire), and up to 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents who are primary care givers.

  • Health and Welfare: Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, disability and life insurance programs, along with voluntary benefits. Most coverage begins as of your start date.

  • Work/Life and Wellness: Child and elder/adult care resources including on campus childcare centers, Employee Assistance Program, and wellness programs related to stress management, nutrition, meditation, and more.

  • Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with contributions from 5% to 15% of eligible compensation, based on age and earnings with full vesting after 3 years of service.

  • Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive program including $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and reduced tuition through other participating Harvard graduate schools.

  • Tuition Reimbursement: Program that provides 75% to 90% reimbursement up to $5,250 per calendar year for eligible courses taken at other accredited institutions.

  • Professional Development: Programs and classes at little or no cost, including through the Harvard Center for Workplace Development and LinkedIn Learning.

  • Commuting and Transportation: Various commuter options handled through the Parking Office, including discounted parking, half-priced public transportation passes and pre-tax transit passes, biking benefits, and more.

  • Harvard Facilities Access, Discounts and Perks: Access to Harvard athletic and fitness facilities, libraries, campus events, credit union, and more, as well as discounts to various types of services (legal, financial, etc.) and cultural and leisure activities throughout metro-Boston.

Work Format:Hybrid (partially on-site, partially remote) About Us:Founded in 1908 as part of Harvard University, Harvard Business School ( is located on a 40-acre campus in Boston. The School offers two full-time MBA and PhD programs, more than 175 Executive Education programs, and certificates and courses through Harvard Business School Online. For more than a century, Harvard Business School faculty have drawn on their research, connection to practice, global expertise, and passion for teaching to educate leaders who make a difference in the world. The School and its curriculum attract the boldest thinkers and the most collaborative learners who will shape the practice of business and entrepreneurship around the globe.