Digital Marketing Manager

Nashville, Austin, San Antonio, New Orleans, Houston, DC, or Boston - Posted: 10/24/16 | SHARE:



Forté Foundation is a consortium of leading corporations and top universities working together towards advancing women in business. Through its series of educational and networking events, support of relevant cutting-edge research, scholarship and intern opportunities, and extensive online resources, Forté Foundation provides the only national infrastructure to equip women with the resources needed to achieve success throughout the career continuum.

Forté Foundation was established in 2001 in direct response to Women and the MBA: Gateway to Opportunity, a landmark study that highlighted gender imbalance at leading business schools. More information about the Foundation can be found at

Position Description

Reporting to the Digital Marketing AD, the Digital Marketing Manager is responsible for the overall management of our CRM/CMS platform and driving attendance to Forté Pre-MBA and Professional events. Key responsibilities include:


 Serve as the team-wide contact for Convio, our CRM platform (website, database, email). Manage the Convio relationship, maintain good systems and procedures, provide team support as needed.

 Manage the Forté website: Update and maintain content including Forte/partner/sponsor changes; conduct regular website sweeps to find/fix old or broken content; Recommend/implement site enhancements including SEO recommendations.

 Manage database for duplications, data cleansing and reporting. Manage profile update efforts.

 Create and manage registration forms (serve as the ‘keeper’ of the incoming data); Maintain and improve integrity of data.

 Manage Social and CRM analytics: Produce monthly, quarterly and annual reports for website, database, newsletters, and social media results.

 Provide reports as needed to support business development team (sponsor reports, demos, etc.).

 Serve as the point person for the Job Center web page, partners, monthly Job Alert emails and reporting.

 Support the AD on digital projects as needed (ie. Virtual Campus, B360 blog, etc.).

 Work with the VP of Marketing on implementing and growing the banner and email advertising program.

 Travel to and assist with Forté events throughout the year. Suggest and develop new solutions for integrating technology into each event experience.


 Partner with the AD of Event Marketing & Partnerships to develop a promotion plan for the Pre-MBA and Professional events including the Forte Forums, MBALaunch and Women Lead.

 Responsible for managing the event promotion schedule and communications schedule including all communications kick-off call, and cross team status meetings.

 Lead the creation and execution of the promo plan tactics; emails, videos, social, partners, advertising, etc.

 Collect all necessary information from the programs team to create/update and maintain event microsite content, including content needed for print materials (event collateral will be handled by Coordinator).

 Manage Forté’s social media strategy and tactics for all events / tactics: Manage, track performance and provide recommendations on Forte’s social media content across Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and YouTube.

 Promote online events / webinars: Create and manage communications schedule; Develop email communications.


Desired Characteristics

 Excellent technical skills and digital marketing experience.

 Expertise in managing large sets of data, running email marketing campaigns, and directly running social media accounts.

 Strong project management skills including scoping and leading complex projects, meeting deadlines and motivating project teams.

 Attention to detail, responsiveness, flexibility and ability to work under tight deadlines.

 Tenacity in learning new skills, identifying solutions and resolving issues.

 Must be able to work autonomously, exercise independent decision-making, and set priorities with minimal supervision in a fast-changing entrepreneurial environment.  Demonstrates energy and passion for the Forté vision.

Required Education / Qualifications

 Bachelor's degree.

 5-10 years of work experience in a technical or digital marketing role including web and email production.

 Knowledge of Convio (advanced), Google Analytics (advanced), MS Excel (advanced), HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Hootsuite, WordPress, Expression Engine, and the Adobe CS Suite.

 Understanding of video production and professional video editing software.


Commensurate with experience.

Benefits 401K retirement plan with 5% matching available after 1 year of employment.

Health and Dental insurance.

Generous paid time off / holiday schedule.

Job growth opportunities.

Work virtually.


The ideal candidate will be based in Nashville, Austin, San Antonio, New Orleans, Houston, DC, or Boston. 3

To Apply

Send cover letter and resume via e-mail to: Christine Roach Forté HR

Deadline: Sunday, November 6

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