Career Opportunities at ADEA

Senior Manager, GoDental

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) is the voice of dental education. The mission of ADEA is to lead individuals and institutions of the dental education community to address contemporary issues impacting dental education and dental and craniofacial research, higher education, and the delivery of oral health care for the health and well-being of the public. ADEA is seeking an experienced, responsible person to fill the role of Senior Manager, GoDental in ADEA’s Division of Educational Pathways (DEP).

The Senior Manager focuses on developing and overseeing the execution of the strategic social media and digital initiatives of the GoDental website and execution of the educational and recruitment initiatives of the ADEA Division of Educational Pathways. The incumbent is responsible for managing content, marketing, developing policies and procedures, social networking and the overall vision for the website; also for directing the development of a recruitment strategy for prospective students in dental hygiene and dentistry. The Senior Manager manages all aspects of the ADEA GoDental Workshop & Recruitment Fair, and co-leads with the Senior Director of Application Services the ADEA Virtual Fair Initiatives.

Primary responsibilities will include providing leadership in utilizing innovative recruitment strategies for prospective dental and dental hygiene students, leveraging new and existing technologies for maximum effectiveness, cultivating strong partnerships/alliances with dental schools, and other organizations, developing and implementing strategic directions for the GoDental website to include monitoring benchmarks for measuring impact of a social media strategy, developing procedures and strategies with the Media Associate to effectively manage collection, development and publishing of content for GoDental website and DEP web content, supervising staff to facilitate the development and use of the GoDental Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and all other relative social media pages to effectively communicate with targeted audiences, and planning, implementing and managing annual ADEA GoDental Workshop and Recruitment Fair.

The position requires a baccalaureate degree, a minimum of five years of experience in project management, multimedia communications or communications related field, experience with website content management systems and HTML, video editing, design software, social media and online community management tools, experience as a college recruiter or in college admissions or customer service, excellent verbal and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills, ability to work independently and with a team on multiple tasks; ability to produce accurate, detail oriented output, ability to use interactive data systems; ability to analyze, interpret and report data, proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel and supervisory experience.

The Association offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package, along with a Metro accessible location in downtown DC. Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: (subject: Senior Manager). No phone calls, please.