What We’re Looking For:

The Senior Analyst, Marketing Strategy and Analysis is responsible for the monthly digital marketing budget and projected return on investment across programs and verticals (similar degrees offered across multiple partners, e.g. MBAs). The Senior Analyst, Marketing Strategy and Analysis will be directly responsible for managing a portfolio of paid tactics (Facebook, LinkedIn, Partnerships, etc.) across programs with high complexity and revenue impact for the business. This role has ownership of day-to-day optimizing of the health of programs within purview against KPI’s and is responsible for accurate management of spend.

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:

Analysis: 

  • Actively manages the marketing spend of 6-12 high complexity and revenue impact 2U programs
  • Accountable for proactively problem solving on key program/vertical challenges
  • Uses strong understanding of program audience segmentation to drive growth
  • Actively identifies and executes testing with clear hypothesis and learning agenda
  • Uses statistics and analytical methods to strategically approach programs within scope
  • Acts as subject matter expert in 2+ key team functions

Planning and Execution: 

  • Owns program budget and marketing tactic management for high-impact programs/verticals
  • Creates and soundly articulates monthly marketing plan to leadership featuring both short-term and long-term strategic thinking
  • Soundly speculates upon projected conversion of paid tactics and likely ROI of marketing spend for programs/verticals within scope
  • Identifies and executes upon strong/weak spend opportunities with limited direction from management
  • Dynamically and impactfully updates marketing plan using real-time data

Project Management: 

  • Responsible for successful and timely completion of both BAU and high-impact projects including new program launches through collaboration with Manager
  • Go-to owner of 2 or more business-critical projects
  • Influences other teams to deliver projects critical to program growth or health

Things That Should Be In Your Background:

  • Has a Bachelor’s degree (from a business, economics, or math related field is a plus)
  • 4-7 years of experience in marketing, analytics, or relevant business using data to solve problems 
  • Has a working knowledge of Excel, and some previous exposure to SQL or other databases
  • Experience working with media engines, such as Adwords, web analytics tools, such as Google Analytics, and data visualization tools, such as Tableau preferred.
  • Is looking for the opportunity to set business strategy
  • Has a keen interest in digital marketing (prior experience a plus, but not required)
  • Is adept at problem solving and can balance creativity with analytical skills
  • Has a strong work ethic and doesn’t accept complacency
  • Demonstrates proactive thinking – always seeking ways to do something better
  • The ability to multi-task, stay organized and evaluate priorities on an ongoing basis

About 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)

2U is comprised of 3 lines of business: Graduate Degree Programs, Short Course, and Boot Camps. Going beyond traditional learning management systems, we use tech, people, and data to help top universities and enterprise organizations transform in the digital era—and eliminate the back row in higher ed. We support lifelong learning which means thinking beyond a single degree. It means finding ways for students to gain the skills they need to change careers, evolve their expertise, and meet the challenges of the changing world head-on. We help our partners fill those needs—developing new digital education technologies and offerings capable of supporting students at different points in their lives. Whether they need a simple refresher, to learn something new, or to change their career trajectories completely, our partners are there to help them succeed. Together with our partners, 2U has positively transformed the lives of more than 275,000 students and lifelong learners. 

2U Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At 2U, we are committed to creating and sustaining a culture that embodies diverse walks of life, ideas, genders, ages, races, cultures, sexual orientations, abilities and other unique qualities of our employees. We strive to offer a workplace where every employee feels empowered by the ways in which we are different, as well as the ways in which we are the same. 

Benefits & Culture

Working at 2U means working with individuals that are passionate and mission driven. We collaborate on tough problems to deliver the best outcomes for our partners, students, and each other. You will find team members working together in our open office spaces, gathered in the kitchen grabbing a snack, or taking a break in our game rooms.

2U offers a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance, short-term and long-term disability and 401(k) with company match
  • Generous paid leave policies including unlimited PTO
  • Additional time off benefits include: volunteer days, parental leave, and a company-wide winter break 

In Colorado, the anticipated base salary for this role is $70,000, with potential bonus eligibility. Note: The final compensation for this position may consider factors including the geographic location where the work is performed (candidate’s assigned office) and prior work experience of the candidate.

To learn more, visit 2U.com. #NoBackRow

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans’ status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U’s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits and pay.  

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