Director, Web Strategy & Operations at 2U (Do Not Use) (Phoenix, AZ)

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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What We’re Looking For:

The Director of Web Strategy and Operations is responsible for leading the strategic planning, development, and implementation of web properties across a variety of channels and products. This role works with a large group of stakeholders within the marketing and engineering teams to deliver a world-class web experience and drive new program and product launches while overseeing the successful rollout of critical marketing strategies.

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:

  1. Drive best practices related to project management, organizational structure, team capacity and interaction models, managing communication with engineering, marketing technology and marketing stakeholders. 
  2. Build, grow and develop an efficient and effective team of web producers, contractors, web strategists, and managers. Provide the necessary guidance and leadership to establish team goals, responsibilities, processes, and interaction models. 
  3. Maintain ownership of quarterly planning of new program launches and feature roll-outs, ensuring all aspects of the full web production lifecycle are considered. 
  4. Provide expert guidance around overall strategies for the web strategy and production teams based on evolving product and organizational goals. 
  5. Ensure team member adherence of brand guidelines, UX/UI, accessibility and web best practices. 

Things That Should Be In Your Background:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Minimum 8 years industry experience
  • Minimum 4 years management experience
  • Strong understanding of the workflow for front-end, CMS level website changes and site launches across 2U owned web properties.
  • Experience working on cross functional teams with multiple stakeholders
  • Experience communicating with executive leadership
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills 
  • Excellent project and product management skills
  • Experience with WordPress Required, Gutenberg Preferred
  • Strong understanding of accessibility, usability and web marketing best practices 
  • Must be able to prioritize and handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Technically savvy; Experience and/or familiarity with Wordpress or similar CMS
  • Experience leading and managing a team

Management Responsibilities:

  • Web Producer(s)
  • Senior Web Producer(s)
  • Web Strategist(s)
  • Manager(s), Web Production

About 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)

2U is comprised of 3 lines of business: Graduate Degree Programs, Short Course, and Boot Camps. Going beyond traditional learning management systems, we use tech, people, and data to help top universities and enterprise organizations transform in the digital era—and eliminate the back row in higher ed. We support lifelong learning which means thinking beyond a single degree. It means finding ways for students to gain the skills they need to change careers, evolve their expertise, and meet the challenges of the changing world head-on. We help our partners fill those needs—developing new digital education technologies and offerings capable of supporting students at different points in their lives. Whether they need a simple refresher, to learn something new, or to change their career trajectories completely, our partners are there to help them succeed. Together with our partners, 2U has positively transformed the lives of more than 275,000 students and lifelong learners. 

2U Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At 2U, we are committed to creating and sustaining a culture that embodies diverse walks of life, ideas, genders, ages, races, cultures, sexual orientations, abilities and other unique qualities of our employees. We strive to offer a workplace where every employee feels empowered by the ways in which we are different, as well as the ways in which we are the same. 

Benefits & Culture

Working at 2U means working with individuals that are passionate and mission driven. We collaborate on tough problems to deliver the best outcomes for our partners, students, and each other. You will find team members working together in our open office spaces, gathered in the kitchen grabbing a snack, or taking a break in our game rooms.

2U offers a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance, disability and 401(k)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Generous paid leave policies including unlimited PTO
  • Additional time off benefits include: volunteer days, parental leave, and a company-wide winter break

To learn more, visit #NoBackRow

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

In Colorado, the anticipated base salary for this role is $125,000, with potential bonus and equity eligibility. Note: The final compensation for this position may consider factors including the geographic location where the work is performed (candidate’s assigned office) and prior work experience of the candidate.
2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans’ status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U’s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits and pay. 

More Information on 2U (Do Not Use)
2U (Do Not Use) operates in the Edtech industry. The company is located in Lanham, MD. 2U (Do Not Use) was founded in 2008. It has 3852 total employees. To see all jobs at 2U (Do Not Use), click here.
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