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About Noodle Partners

Ten years ago, the Noodle Partners team helped invent online education. Ten years is an eternity in a tech-driven field, so now we’re re-reinventing how higher ed happens online. Measured against traditional Online Program Managers (OPMs), Noodle Partners brings programs online less expensively, with greater agility and in better alignment with universities’ goals.

Online education is no longer a novel or niche idea. It is the fastest growing segment in higher education, accounting for 20% of all enrollees and 30% of graduate-level certificates and degrees. It’s also getting increasingly competitive, as more and better programs are launched every semester. Universities need to go online quickly, economically and elegantly, creating programs that students can’t wait to tell their friends about and that their professors want to teach. Noodle Partners helps them reimagine what online learning can be.

Noodle Benefits

  • Beautiful office space in Edtech Factory off Union Square
  • Competitive salary, 401K offering, and bonus plan
  • Mac or PC? You decide
  • Our insurance offers  medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability coverage, plus supplementals for all employees and dependents
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Paid vacation and sick days
  • Subsidized gym membership at the New York Health & Racquet Club to help you stay active
  • Yearly education stipend for lifelong learning
  • Fully stocked break room with snacks and drinks

Job Description

We are looking for an agile marketing expert to lead the strategic development, and management of marketing initiatives targeting potential students for our University Partner’s online master’s programs. This role will require the candidate to have significant strength with discovery, selection, and management of external marketing agencies, creative agencies, ad buying agencies, PR agencies, etc. The candidate will help to plan and manage the spending budgets allocated to each resource with a key focus on optimizing the targeting of ideal prospective students for Partner programs. Please note that regular travel is required
for this role.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Manage numerous Marketing Agencies and Marketing Resources on behalf of our University
  • Build marketing strategy for University Partner’s online masters programs
  • Manage University Partner’s marketing spend across all channels
  • Travel to meet with University Partners around the United States
  • Day-to-day, you will:
    • Work with agencies to ensure deliverables in a timely manner
    • Work with Noodle GM’s and other team members to update on progress of agencies
    • Meet with University’s marketing and administrative leadership regularly
    • Create reports detailing the commercial success of marketing initiatives
    • Work with analytics team to optimize marketing budgets and success
    • Guide, coach, and approve creative on behalf of the University
    • 15% travel time
  • You’ll report directly to the CMO and work closely with:
    • the University General Manager and Noodle project managers to execute on timelines
    • the tech team to ensure marketing data integrations with each school
    • the instructional design team to help shape communications

Qualifications and Skills

  • Manage numerous Marketing Agencies and Marketing Resources on behalf of our University
  • Self-motivated, entrepreneurial mind-set
  • Comfortable working remotely
  • Highly organized
  • 5+ years managing agency partners for a brand or product
  • Proven excellence in directing and managing external marketing agencies and marketing resources
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent independent problem solving skills
  • Solid understanding of marketing analytics (must have)

Please only apply to this position if you meet all qualifications. Interested parties may email their resume and cover letter to Jarrod Jordan at