Employer: American Museum of Natural History
Job description: The person filling this full-time position will be responsible for the marketing and sales of the Museum’s online and blended teacher education programs with the specific measurable objective of increasing enrollments and revenues according to predefined multiyear targets. The work, which will be situated within the AMNH Education Department’s National Center for Science Literacy, Education and Technology, will center on both increasing net revenues for the Seminars on Science online professional development program as well as on creating new and enhanced course licensing efforts. Achieving project goals will require the development of new and enhanced marketing and dissemination efforts for Seminars on Science, including the licensing of its course assets. The position will also require the conception and management of marketing campaigns, with a particular emphasis on the program’s marketing website as well as social media. The position will require close collaboration with the Director of Online Teacher Education Programs (to whom this position reports) and the Senior Manager of Online Teacher Education Programs. Support for the collection, aggregation and analysis of relevant data will be provided in part by the Project Coordinator. Additionally, this person will be responsible for the creation of regular email campaigns and work with the AMNH Communications Department, as needed, to coordinate social media campaigns.
Qualifications include: Knowledge, skills and experience in strategic planning, partnership development and marketing are required. Knowledge of online education business models, disruptive innovation and higher education as well as familiarity with K-12 teacher professional development will be helpful. A bachelor’s degree is required. Successful candidates are expected to have (or to receive in 2014) an MBA or equivalent degree. (In exceptional cases, work experience consisting of at least 3 years of work in continuing education and/or online education may be substituted for a graduate degree in business. In such cases, candidates are expected to show a strong track record of success in partnership development, business development and/or marketing.) Prior business experience is strongly preferred. Candidates are expected to have an understanding of the global marketplace for education as well as broad-gauge skills in partnership and business development, including negotiation, pricing, business metrics and relationship management. Experience in continuing education helpful. Superb speaking, writing and analytical skills are required.
For more information, contact:
Dr. Robert Steiner Director,
Online Teacher Education Programs National Center for Science Literacy, Education and Technology
American Museum of Natural History
Interested candidates may apply for the position at: http://www.amnh.org/about-us/careers