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Marketing Communications Coordinator, American Associates Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (AABGU)

Posted by: Tova

Posted date: Aug-04-2017

Location: New York, NY

Marketing Communications Coordinator

American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (AABGU) is seeking a marketing communications coordinator. He or she must be a highly organized self-starter with a �can do� attitude and a desire to develop a career in the field of marketing and communications. The position reports to and assists the vice president for marketing and communications.

In addition to administrative and clerical duties as described below, the marketing communications coordinator is the primary person responsible for managing AABGU�s social media presence and voice on Facebook and Twitter, including tracking/monitoring activity using analytic tools, and making recommendations to modify posts and plans based on such analysis.

The marketing communications coordinator will have experience with e-marketing tools. He/She will be responsible for sending e-communications and working with data base manager and e-marketing consultant to manage and update data. He/She will post/write/update content on the website. The coordinator will also manage administrative/scheduling needs of the direct mail and advertising campaigns.

As the assistant to the vice president, other responsibilities include coordinating and keeping inventory of marketing, advertising and fundraising materials; creating PowerPoint presentations; fulfillment of donation cards/certificates; managing the general AABGU e-mail inbox; researching projects; editing, proofing, and writing as needed; mailing and shipping publications; answering phones; scheduling meetings; and other administrative duties as assigned.


�� College degree, preferably in marketing or communications

�� Minimum two years of marketing/communications experience in the areas outlined in the job description, preferably in a nonprofit, fundraising or event management organization

�� Superior skills with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel and knowledge of Photoshop

�� Experience managing social media pages (Facebook and Twitter)

�� Experience with analytic tools

�� Excellent proofreading and writing skills

�� Experience with Web content management system, preferably Word Press; and fundraising data base and e-marketing systems. Knowledge of Donor Perfect and Blackbaud�s Luminate Online (formerly Convio) a plus.

�� Ability to work under pressure, juggle multiple projects and self-motivate

�� Previous experience, knowledge and/or interest in Israel a plus

�� A commitment to the AABGU mission

About American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (AABGU)

American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (AABGU) plays a vital role in sustaining David Ben-Gurion�s vision: creating a world-class institution of education and research in the Israeli desert, nurturing the Negev community and sharing the University�s expertise locally and around the globe. AABGU is headquartered in New York City and has nine regional offices around the country. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) is a world leader in interdisciplinary research in cutting-edge fields that range from cyber security and desert studies to nanotechnology and biotechnology, from Hebrew literature to global health. For more information, visit

As BGU looks ahead to turning 50 in 2020, AABGU imagines a future that goes beyond the walls of academia. It is a future where BGU invents a new world and inspires a vision for a stronger Israel and its next generation of leaders. Together with supporters, AABGU will help the University foster excellence in teaching, research and outreach to the communities of the Negev for the next 50 years and beyond. Visit to learn more.

Job Location 1001 Ave. of the Americas, 19th Fl., New York , New York 10018

Benefits paid vacation, sick leave, parental leave, medical, dental, retirement plans, leave early for Shabbat, Life Insurance, pre-tax flex plan for child care and/or medical expenses not covered by insurance; optional supplemental Aflac plans


Send mandatory cover letter indicating why you are qualified, resume, and one or two relevant work samples to Be sure to put MARKETING COMMUNICATONS COORDINATOR in the subject line. No phone calls, please.
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