• VP, Digital Marketing

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    Adtalem Global Education
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    U.S. - Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    The Role of the VP of Digital Marketing is to provide strategic leadership, drive change and achieve quantifiable business results across all institutions. The VP, Digital Marketing reports into the Chief Marketing Officer and provides input into the organization’s growth strategy, particularly as it relates to delivering inquiries and transactions that generate enrollments and revenue for the institutions.


    In this role, you will oversee our Digital Center of Excellence, a performance marketing team that collaborates with institution leaders and agency partners to create and deploy integrated campaigns that reach our target audiences. This includes launching and managing initiatives that are on time, on budget, rooted in continuous learning and optimization and meet and exceed performance targets. You will be responsible for paid media, social media, email marketing, marketing automation and website management, as well as building new capabilities that advance Adtalem’s digital vision.


    Most importantly, you are an inspirational leader and team builder adept at building a highly collaborative work environment in marketing and related functions across the vertical and enterprise.


    • Provide leadership for the Digital Center of Excellence, ensuring the development of top digital talent and sharing and adoption of best practices that drive results
    • Develop and deploy strategies to deliver on enrollment and revenue targets as well as building institution brands and continuously evaluating the brand’s digital experience
    • Shape a broader digital strategy for Adtalem that provides a strong marketing technology foundation and is nimble enough to adjust to evolving business needs and fast-changing industry trends.
    • Build and manage a team of external agency partners with deep expertise and the ability to scale up to support growth of existing businesses as well as new acquisitions
    • Understand the critical touch points throughout the student lifecycle and help the organization see its business processes through a digital experience lens, and influences business process improvements
    • Define and build advanced analytics capabilities to meet the marketing departments needs across all institutions, including performance analysis, forecasting, dashboard reporting, and optimization recommendations
    • Build stronger relationships with students/customers through the brand; creates, implements, manages and measures the brand experience
    • Regularly assesses/measures campaign performance outcomes and make recommendations for improvements
    • Identifies opportunities to improve marketing efficiency across the enterprise, better manage costs and achieve better outcomes across all vendors and programs
    • Brings sophistication and innovating ideas on digital technologies and social media channels; helps the organization build strong connections with its students, alumni and employers
    • Promotes collaboration across the enterprise and influences effectively across the organization, cross functionally, and geographically
    • Completes other duties as assigned.
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    • Bachelors degree required; MBA is highly desirable.
    • 15 years of experience in high quality organizations with strong brands.
    • A demonstrated track record of creating the new and different. Generates new ideas, possesses vision and drives breakthrough thinking.
    • Student champion; constantly seeks new ways to provide value for students.
    • Attacks problems with energy, uses data to drive decision-making and keeps a keen eye on the bottom line.
    • Demonstrates exceptional analytical skills and data-driven decision-making, but also has the instinct, experience and courage to act decisively with incomplete data.
    • Exceptional communicator/leader who can articulate a vision, align and motivate teams, drive collaboration and mobilize action.
    • Effective team builder; sets high performance standards and has a track record of building high performance teams.
    • Is a “talent magnet”. Attracts, develops and retains great talent.
    • Strong influencer; approaches colleagues across the enterprise in a collaborative way and builds energy and excitement for better meeting student needs.
    • Strong business and financial acumen. 



    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace.

    Who We Are

    The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Chamberlain University, EduPristine, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please visit adtalem.com.


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