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Bachelors of Science, Advertising and Public Relations, Grand Valley State University

Molly Bodner

Marketing Specialist

Why I Choose to Work at Academic Innovation

I choose to work at the Center of Academic Innovation because I wanted to give back in my professional life. Being able to work along side multiple different teams with a common goal of making higher educational materials accessible online is an accomplishment every day. My skills will not only support but uphold the mission of making higher education more accessible to everyone.

Current Roles/Previous Experience

Molly will be responsible for the digital marketing strategy and execution of CAI’s open online courses and series, along with extended reality projects.

Molly has been working in digital marketing for the past 4 and half years. She has been in a couple different strategy and planning roles. She worked at Publicis Collective where she was a Media Associate on the strategy and planning team. She was in charge of budgeting for media buying, campaign creation and implementation, and working with members of other teams across the company to ensure all campaigns were delivering and spending accordingly.

Most recently, she was an Amazon Advertising Specialist at Blue Wheel Media. She was responsible for the Amazon Marketplace team creating, launching, and delivering campaign strategies and results to clients.

Ask Me to Learn About

  • Digital marketing
  • Harry Potter trivia
  • New Orleans cooking
  • Home projects