Requisition Number: 2020-09-002
City: Reston
State: VA


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Description/Job Summary

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics is seeking an experienced Marketing Manager who will be responsible for:

  • Developing and executing internal and external marketing strategies that leverage market research and historical data to support the success of AIAA
  • Managing and implementing annual marketing plans for AIAA programs, events/forums, public policy, and awards and recognition
  • Full accountability for the development, proofing, and fulfillment processes of collateral with graphic design, print production, and project managers
  • Developing regular analytics reports, and using data to improve success of assigned projects



  • Develop and execute marketing plans, promotion schedules, and program budgets
  • Conduct competitive research that informs the positioning of AIAA products and programs
  • Work closely with team members and content providers to promote the AIAA brand and improve the integration of AIAA’s marketing and communications efforts across assigned projects
  • Craft compelling and grammatically accurate promotional copy
  • Ensure Institute messaging and branding are used consistently in marketing messaging
  • Create queries and lists through the Institute’s association management system

Position Dimensions:

  • Produce all work consistent with AIAA branding and style guide
  • Ensure projects achieve the desired results and are completed in a timely manner and within budget
  • Work with multiple cross-functional teams (i.e. Design, Communications, IT, etc.) to assist with project and budget management
  • Minimal travel required.

Required Skills

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent editing and proofreading skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
  • Have a naturally positive attitude, strong work ethic, and ability to be self-reliant
  • Good listener with ability to accept and apply constructive feedback

Required Experience

  • A minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in marketing events, products, and/or programs
  • Demonstrate exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • High proficiency with project management, marketing implementation, market research and promotional copywriting
  • Ability to quickly learn new software, systems, and processes
  • Experience with email marketing systems (HubSpot experience a plus)

Preferred Experience

  • Google Tag Manager, Analytics, AdWords and Content Management Systems (CMS) experience preferred
  • Previous association or non-for-profit experience is a plus
  • Previous experience with an association management system or CRM system (NETForum experience a plus)

Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, or related discipline.
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