Director of Marketing and Communications

Website Principia College

Summary: The Director of Marketing and Communications will provide visionary leadership and strategic direction for the College’s brand, marketing initiatives, and external communications that support enrollment growth and foster a positive reputation. This creative leader guides and develops effective communications outreach and marketing campaigns that increase engagement and shares the Principia College story with prospective and current students, faculty, staff, and other members of the community through a range of media. The position will report to the College President and lead the College Marketing team, as well as collaborate cross-functionally with College leadership and other institutional team members to maximize the impact of the College’s marketing and communications efforts. Full-time, Twelve-month position.

Minimum Qualifications:
Active (or pending) membership in the First Church of Christ, Scientist and/or in a Journal-listed branch church or society of the First Church of Christ, Scientist; Christian Science class instruction preferred, but not required; Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or communications required; Minimum 10 years of experience in communications, marketing, branding, public relations, or a related field required; higher education or non-profit experience preferred; Excellent writing skills, must provide portfolio examples; Demonstrated experience in directing, managing, and creating content for multi-channel platforms, including web, social media, print, and email; Experience managing employees and leading creative teams and processes; Project management experience; Experience working with social and web data analytics, creating reports, and analyzing trends; Understanding of and demonstrated experience with SEO and website development; Understanding of mobile app platforms and technology; Experience with CRM platforms, particularly Slate; Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite; Proficiency in Adobe Suite applications (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) preferred; Strong command of and experience with various social media platforms

*The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed, but are not to be seen as a complete list of responsibilities and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer. Additionally, they do not establish a contract for employment. Applications currently being accepted.

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