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Compliance Specialist

Compliance Specialist

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What We're Looking For

The Marketing Compliance Specialist is responsible for enforcing the application of 2U marketing content standards
to a broad range of marketing materials.

The primary focus of the position is the review and approval of 2U marketing content, to ensure alignment with 2U
standards and best practices. This individual is a member of the Compliance team and acts as the key Compliance
stakeholder in guiding the creation of marketing content. The role functions in a semi-embedded manner, working
cooperatively and in deep partnership with the marketing and creative teams to ensure transparency, accuracy and
accountability in marketing content.

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To

  • Ensure adherence to marketing content standards across various categories of content including:
    • o Program websites
    • o Email marketing content
    • o Demand gen portal properties, and
    • o Inbound media
  • Review, comment, and provide guidance on marketing asset tickets to support compliance requirements while helping marketing achieve their objectives.
  • Act as first level compliance reviewer and approver for marketing assets. As required, identify and escalate sensitive content to relevant Legal and Compliance stakeholders for additional review.
  • Work cooperatively with the creative and brand teams to ensure that university partner style guide requirements are appropriately reconciled with 2U marketing content standards.
  • Provide feedback to marketing leadership on compliance concerns.
  • Apprise compliance leadership on issues and trends in marketing content.
  • Identify areas where standards and / or training require development or change to meet evolving regulatory
  • needs or evolution of the business.

Things That Should Be in Your Background

  • Bachelor's degree with relevant coursework (journalism, communications, English, marketing)
  • At least two years of experience working in a high-volume throughput and/or deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines while prioritizing and managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience developing and sustaining collaborative cross-functional relationships in a business or educational institution

Other Attributes That Will Help You in This Role

  • A strong commitment to customer service
  • Thoughtful, concise and persuasive communication skills 
  • The ability to confront hurdles and manage objections with a calm, positive mindset and a sense of
  • confidence
  • An instinct to identify ways in which processes can be improved
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Focused on achieving defined results, and exceeding goals and objectives
  • Ability to work with a diverse team in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office, inclusive of Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Familiarity / experience with ticketing and task management systems such as Jira


About 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)

2U partners with great colleges and universities to build what we believe is the world’s best digital education. Our platform provides a comprehensive fusion of technology, services and data architecture to transform high-quality and rigorous campus-based universities into the best digital versions of themselves. 2U's No Back Row® approach allows qualified students and working professionals around the world to experience a first-rate university education and successful outcomes. To learn more, visit 2U.com.


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.


Why It’s Great to Work at 2U

2U offers a high-energy work environment that’s both challenging and fun. We work hard, but our offices are casual and social places. We wear jeans to work and fuel brainstorming sessions with snacks and seltzer.



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 a PTO allowance for your vacation, personal, or sick days
  • Additional time off benefits include:
    • time off to volunteer for non-profit organizations
    • parental leave after 12 months of employment
    • holidays that include a winter break from Christmas through New Year and more!
  • Tuition reimbursement program

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.


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, 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, pay and dismissal.