Marketing Analyst

San Diego Association of Governments - SANDAG

As a member of a twenty-person Communications Department, the Marketing Analyst will assist with the development and implementation of strategic programs and initiatives to support marketing, public outreach, and business development efforts for the iCommute program and other SANDAG programs and projects.

This is a Limited-Term position and is expected to be funded through June 2019. Limited-Term Employees are considered to be “at-will” and receive many of the benefits of Regular employees.

The Communications Department

The Communications Department proactively conducts outreach, education, and marketing to residents, member agency representatives, business and community leaders, and other stakeholders in support of a broad range of SANDAG programs and initiatives. The team also manages programs to involve various audiences in the regional planning and decision-making processes through workshops, fully noticed public hearings, and ongoing broad public outreach and feedback programs.

Many of the current responsibilities of the Communications Department are focused on developing and implementing strategic communication and marketing plans to support a variety of programs and projects such as the North Coast Corridor Program, iCommute, 511, FasTrak, Rapid, Mid-Coast, and others. Through close collaboration with internal project teams, outside stakeholders, and member agencies, this team develops brochures, webpages, advertising campaigns, social media strategies, videos, and other collateral materials. Implementation of these products and services requires innovation, flexibility, resilience, tenacity, and superior attention to detail.


The minimum education, training, and experience qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, communications, or a related field, and one to four years of progressive career development supporting marketing or communications initiatives.

SANDAG rewards the efforts of its employees with a comprehensive compensation package.  Competitive salaries are supplemented with a flexible offering of health, financial security, and time-off benefits to meet the work and life needs of employees and their families.

How to Apply

A complete job announcement can be seen under the Job Openings tab on the SANDAG website at SANDAG website. We encourage all interested candidates to apply for this position by completing a SANDAG employment application form. Resumes, cover letters, and work samples may be submitted in addition to the employment application but are not a substitute for this document.

The employment application can be downloaded in PDF format from the SANDAG website at Alternatively, a copy can be requested by calling (619) 699-1900 or emailing

Application Supplement

To help us further evaluate the skills and experience of individuals interested in this position, applicants are asked to submit up to three recent work samples that illustrate their experience creating a range of marketing pieces. Example content types are listed below:

  • website content
  • fact sheet, flier, or brochure
  • a creative brief, or highlights of an integrated campaign (if you developed the theme and messaging)

The work samples should be no larger than 8½x11” in page size and no longer than 10 pages in total. A brief description of each work sample is required, including when and where the work was completed, your role in producing the work sample, and the outcomes or metrics resulting from your effort. Links to webpages are not acceptable work samples.

The work samples are considered a required component of the employment application; applications received without these items will be screened out of the selection process.

SANDAG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers competitive salaries and benefits.

Applications for the Marketing Analyst position will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017.

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