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Sr Business Operations Manager for Chief Marketing Officer



Marketing & Communications, Operations
Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

ApplyBoard simplifies the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and educational institutions on one intuitive and personalized platform. ApplyBoard is a mission-driven, hyper-growth organization. It has been attracting dedicated individuals for more than eight years who are inspired every day to break down barriers to international education and take their careers to new heights at a company that will invest in their career growth. Our six core values are our compass in our mission to Educate the World and the foundation of our unique company culture. As an organization built on a foundation of diversity, it’s important that our team members are representative of the students from more than 150 countries that we support.

The Opportunity:

As Sr Business Operations Manager to the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), you will be responsible for providing strategic support, managing special projects, and facilitating communication and coordination within the marketing department and across other departments within the company. You will work closely with the CMO to execute the marketing strategy, drive operational excellence, and ensure alignment with company goals.

What you will be doing everyday:

  • Collaborate with the CMO to develop and execute the marketing strategy, ensuring alignment with company objectives and priorities.

  • Conduct research and analysis to identify market trends, competitive landscape, and opportunities for growth.

  • Lead and manage special projects and initiatives on behalf of the CMO, ensuring timely and successful execution.

  • Coordinate cross-functional teams to achieve project goals and milestones.

  • Serve as a primary point of contact for internal and external stakeholders on behalf of the CMO.

  • Facilitate communication and collaboration within the marketing department and with other departments across the organization.

  • Prepare and deliver presentations, reports, and other communications materials for executive meetings and leadership updates.

  • Drive operational efficiency and effectiveness within the marketing department through process improvements, resource optimization, and performance tracking.

  • Manage and optimize allocation of annual marketing budget

What you bring to the table:

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or related field; MBA or advanced degree preferred.

  • Proven experience in a strategic, analytical, or operational role within a marketing or technology-driven organization.

  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and drive results in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

  • Strategic thinker with a demonstrated ability to develop and execute complex plans and initiatives.

  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to prioritize effectively in a dynamic environment.

Ideally, you also have experience with:

  • Working in the tech industry or a fast-paced startup environment is highly desirable.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion.

About ApplyBoard

ApplyBoard empowers students around the world to access the best education. With more than 1,000,000 students from over 150 countries helped with their journey in less than a decade, we are just getting started.

ApplyBoard’s 1,200 global team members in 30 countries assist students and our 1,500 partner institutions by empowering the international student sector with innovative technology and insights. As a five-time consecutive Deloitte Fast 50 and Fast 500 ranked company, ApplyBoard is growing and scaling like few other companies. On top of our strong growth, our people are growing personally and professionally. ApplyBoard India was Great Place to Work® Institute (India) certified for outstanding employee experience and workplace culture.

Thank you for your interest in joining the ApplyBoard Team and being part of our mission to Educate the World. While we are lucky to attract a high level of interest in each of our roles, only qualified applicants will be contacted and selected for an interview.

ApplyBoard welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates in all aspects of the hiring and selection process.