About the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University is a premier institution for management education. Founded in 1908 and based just outside of Chicago, Kellogg is home to a renowned, research-based faculty and the best and brightest MBA students from around the world.
Global business education is different today because of the teamwork and collaboration models that Kellogg pioneered 40 years ago. And, in the 21st century, Kellogg is truly a different voice in management education: We believe business can be bravely led, passionately collaborative and world changing.
At Kellogg, we are educating, equipping and inspiring leaders to excel in today’s complex Collaboration Economy. As a global community, Kellogg welcomes and embraces diverse perspectives that together enrich learning. Our vibrance can be seen throughout our dynamic community:
• Kellogg students learn to build strong organizations that drive value creation in markets, harness the architectures of collaboration, deftly navigate between the private and public sectors, and innovate in the marketplace at firms large and small.
• Our world-class faculty are recognized thought leaders whose teaching and cutting-edge research change how the world thinks about complex problems affecting business and society.
• The school’s powerful global alumni network is 54,000-strong, comprised of true Kellogg leaders who lead top organizations.
About the Position
The Assistant Program Consultant is responsible for creating and implementing a growth strategy for the Kellogg Executive Scholars Program, including marketing and communication plans and individual advising with Executive Education (Exec Ed) participants around the world. This position administers market research to support the commercialization of new programs and products, and oversees a robust internship program. In general, the position works with Program Consultants and the Assistant Director of Marketing in marketing efforts that support the Kellogg School’s portfolio of non-degree executive education programs. The position reports to the Director of Marketing for Executive Education.
Maintain and grow Kellogg Executive Scholars program:
Create and implement marketing and communication plans to support program growth goals.
Provide proactive and reactive consultation services to Scholars Program participants, both national and international.
Drive Scholar presentations weekly, including managing senior staff schedules and preparing presentation materials ahead of deadlines.
Maintain data integrity and execute logistical details flawlessly.
Partner with the Center for Nonprofit Management on the Nonprofit Executive Scholars Program.
Partner with Program Consultants and the Assistant Director of Marketing in day-to-day activities:
Proactively modify and develop Scholars communication plans in parallel with program needs on an ongoing basis.
Partner with Program Consultants in various event-based marketing efforts.
Develop and prepare program demographics and competitive analysis research.
Review and prepare summaries of marketing surveys.
Project manage the new program development process for Exec Ed open enrollment programs:
Research competitor programs/landscape and present findings and growth opportunities.
Serve as lead project manager for new program development process.
Regularly access and communicate progress and risks with Exec Ed marketing team, senior leadership and academic directors to ensure new programs achieve participation goals and revenue targets.
Manage relationships with global partners
Coordinate logistical support for global partner relationships in line with existing agreements, including communication and reporting.
Manage Interns and/or Temps
Coordinate with Kellogg and Northwestern HR to maintain robust intern program and ongoing support for marketing activities.
Act as key point person for undergraduate interns to manage workload and responsibilities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or Liberal Arts.
3-4 years of experience in sales, marketing or communications.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Strong communication and presentation skills.
Ability to distill academic information into consumer-friendly marketing communication.
Must work well in a team-oriented environment and collaborate closely with others.
Ability to multi-task.
Superior customer service skills.
Self-starter with strong attention to detail.
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
CRM or other database familiarity.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 35030
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.