1. Full-time
  2. Communications
  3. Adtalem Global Education
  4. Minneapolis

Senior Specialist, Communications - Alumni Engagement


  1. Full-time
  2. Communications
  3. Adtalem Global Education


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About Adtalem Global Education

Adtalem Global Education is a national leader in post-secondary education and leading provider of professional talent to the healthcare industry. Adtalem educates and empowers students with the knowledge and skills to become leaders in their communities and make a lasting impact on public health, well-being and beyond. Through equitable access to education, environments that nurture student success, and a focus on expanding and diversifying the talent pipeline in healthcare, Adtalem is building a brighter future for communities and the world.

Adtalem is the parent organization of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Chamberlain University, Ross University School of Medicine, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and Walden University.

Visit Adtalem.com for more information, and follow on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Adtalem believes in a culture of collaboration, creativity, and innovation, which thrives when we can work flexibly. Depending on your location, this role may be hybrid or remote.

  • HYBRID – If you reside within 50 miles of Adtalem offices in Chicago, IL, Addison, IL, Columbia, MD, Minneapolis, MN, and Miramar, FL this role is hybrid, requiring office presence three days a week (Tue, Wed, Thu), with the rest of the workweek spent working from home.


Job Description

Opportunity at a Glance

This position is responsible for developing and executing email content and communications that align with messaging for the Alumni Engagement Team that serves across Adtalem’s family of institutions in support of our strategic alumni communication objectives. This person will foster alumni community awareness and interest and build affinity among these key stakeholders, while capturing and conveying the unique Adtalem corporate identity, its institutions, and our organization’s commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and educational justice. Reporting to the senior manager of alumni communications, this position will ensure the quality of email campaign deployment, and support strategies to improve alumni engagement and storytelling.


  • Write email copy that educates, engages, and elevates our brands and alumni communities.
  • Collaborate with alumni engagement team members and institutional content creators to ensure effective, on-brand storytelling.
  • Project manage email campaigns, including timeline development, list acquisition, and stakeholder coordination.
  • Build email campaigns that align with internal practices and email layouts that align with brand standards.
  • Monitor email performance to identify areas of improvement and make recommendations that help optimize future campaigns.
  • Support monthly alumni communications reporting and team quarterly reports.
  • Completes other duties as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all policies and standards


  • Bachelor's Degree in communications, marketing, journalism required or a related field required and Master's Degree Preferred
  • 7 years of experience in digital marketing, email communications, project management, or related field required and previous experience managing internal marketing staff/team required and experience working with third party agencies preferred
  • Well-developed copywriting, editing, content creation and project management skills
  • Strong background in creating and implementing high level communications plans.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office applications and mass email communications platforms such as Eloqua, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, HubSpot or MailChimp
  • A high attention to detail, with an interest in data analysis and user experience and an emphasis on accuracy and quality
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must be able to collaborate with a variety of colleagues across the organization.
  • Strong organizational, logistical and planning skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks under tight deadlines while maintaining work quality.

Additional Information

In support of the pay transparency laws enacted across the country, the expected salary range for this position is between $59923.09 and $108334.92. Actual pay will be adjusted based on job-related factors permitted by law, such as experience and training; geographic location; licensure and certifications; market factors; departmental budgets; and responsibility. Our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer any questions you may have, and we look forward to learning more about your salary requirements. The position qualifies for the below benefits.

Adtalem offers a robust suite of benefits including:

  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • 401k Retirement Program + 6% employer match
  • Participation in Adtalem’s Flexible Time Off (FTO) Policy
  • 12 Paid Holidays

    For more information related to our benefits please visit: https://careers.adtalem.com/benefits.

    You are also eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.



Equal Opportunity – Minority / Female / Disability / V / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation


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