Sallie Mae is a company created with great purpose. We provide loans. But what separates us from any other financial institution is that we have a why. We have a purpose. We make the dream of higher education a reality. We do it by being a resource for families who want to save, plan, and pay for college. Our vision, to be a trusted financial partner, inspires us to explore new ways to serve our customers every day. No matter what position you hold at Sallie Mae, you'll have a role in moving us toward that vision.
Over the last 40 years, Sallie Mae has helped more than 34 million Americans pay for college. The same passion we have for helping customers is applied to helping our employees achieve professional and personal growth. With a wide range of opportunities available, we invite you to join our growing team and help students make their dreams of higher education a reality.
**Web Strategy Manager** **Req ID** R01154 **Description** **Sallie Mae** is a company created with great purpose\\. We provide loans\\. But what separates us from any other financial institution is that we have a why\\. We have a purpose\\. We make the dream of higher education a reality\\. We do it by being a resource for families who want to save, plan, and pay for college\\. Our vision, to be a trusted financial partner, inspires us to explore new ways to serve our customers every day\\. No matter what position you hold at Sallie Mae, you'll have a role in moving us toward that vision\\. Over the last 40 years, Sallie Mae has helped more than 34 million Americans pay for college\\. The same passion we have for helping customers is applied to helping our employees achieve professional and personal growth\\. With a wide range of opportunities available, we invite you to join our growing team and help students make their dreams of higher education a reality\\. **Position Summary:** The Digital Strategy Project Manager supports the digital strategy project management functions for Salliemae\\, Upromise\\ and affiliated digital properties, and is responsible for providing support, project guidance, and strategic direction to drive the penetration of our core products online\\. The candidate will serve as the web, business line, and cross functional team liaison to advance Sallie Mae's online presence forward\\. **Key Responsibilities:** Project Management 50% + Will work with business partners to collect project scope and requirements as well as prioritize projects in the queue\\.+ Must have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively at varying levels inside and outside the organization\\.+ Manage project team members assuring that all projects follow a cohesive process to assure flawless execution\\.+ Primary contact with development for QA and installation of projects\\.+ Supports business UAT for all online projects to assure high quality output\\.+ Responsible for day\\-to\\-day management of SallieMae\\ including any ICE or regulatory reviews, assuring content is reviewed by business experts\\. SEO Management 30% + Partner with SEO Measurement Manager and SEO Agency to develop measurable SEO strategies for salliemae\\, upromise\\ and 529\\\\.+ Lead SEO strategy, prioritization and timelines, and content strategy for onsite content development and implementations to ensure site enhancements are conducive to driving organic search growth\\.+ Partner with Channel SEO Manager to review SEO agency recommendations to ensure they align with, and complement, Digital Strategy team initiatives \\(such as site redesigns\\)\\.+ In partnership with channel SEO Measurement Manager, internally communicate strategies, agency recommendations, and results to senior management\\.+ Work with content and web developers to implement SEO strategies on an ongoing basis across salliemae\\, upromise\\ and 529\\\\.+ Validate SEO updates in web development environments and production to ensure implementation is successful Product development and strategy 20% + Responsible for managing projects in the queue for SallieMae\\, Upromise\\ and 529\\\\.+ Support and contribute to strategies for SallieMae\\ and will work with other business partners to help refine strategies through online discovery sessions\\.+ Proactively seek to improve the web experience while ensuring there is no confusion or conflicting strategies for any customer facing sites\\.+ Team is responsible for keeping up on online, mobile or industry trends as well as competitive trends\\.+ Maintain a keen knowledge of the student loan market, payments and banking industries, and other relevant trends to drive the strategy for product development and ensure that the Company's products remain competitive and attractive to both schools and students\\. **Requirements** + Bachelor's Degree in computer science, internet technology or other related field required and/or equivalent work experience+ Minimum 2\\-4 years of experience in SEO \\(Search Engine Optimization\\) and/or online marketing required with the demonstrated ability to analyze and utilize web analytics tools+ 3 \\- 5 years leading and/or participating in web and mobile projects+ Ability to identify issues, develop effective resolutions and/or appropriately elevate to senior managers as needed+ Overall understanding of online marketing and experience in the financial industry preferred+ Strong Oral and Written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex issues in a clear and concise manner+ Prior supervisory and/or project management experience with the demonstrated ability to influence others in achieving project deliverables\\#LI\\-DS1 EEO Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity\\. SLM Corporation and its subsidiaries are not sponsored by or agencies of the United States of America\\. Sallie Mae is a drug free workplace\\. **Type** Full\\-time **Location** Newton, MA **Date Posted** Mar 27, 2017
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