Marketing Director, Rice Alliance [JRP-12224]

The Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship (Rice Alliance) is Rice University’s nationally-recognized initiative devoted to the support of technology commercialization, entrepreneurship education, and the launch of technology companies. We are currently seeking to hire a Marketing Director. In this role, you will be responsible for several critical areas crucial to the success of the Rice Alliance. These include the marketing and branding strategy, sponsorship, promotions, external relations, and communications activities that maximize engagement and participation in Rice Alliance programs and enhance the perception of Rice Alliance value to internal and external constituencies.


Overseeing strategic long-range plans/programs to meet organizational objectives for a school or department

Defines and / or leverages the communication and brand strategy for the organization incorporating appropriate channels

Sets and monitors budgets for broad based projects impacting many areas

Selects and oversees the department vendor relationships

Writes, designs, and coordinates the production of marketing and communication materials

Leads market research and analysis efforts

Guides organization to use the results in strategic marketing direction, product segmentation and customer targeting

Participates in university-wide and / or organization-wide initiatives and cross-functional teams to establish the organization as a strategic partner and thought leader

Provide guidance to others


Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field

5 years of progressively responsible related experience in marketing in a corporate or start-up environment


Qualified candidates may apply online by clicking here

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.