Title: Director of Marketing & Communications – Non-Profit
Overview / Responsibilities: Our client is a premier independent day school, offering pre-kindergarten-8th grade education focused on academic purpose, collaborative learning, and a deep commitment to humanity. The school is a close-knit and vibrant community; the staff is young, enthusiastic and collaborative; and the environment is dynamic and customer-centric.
They are in need of an entrepreneurial, visionary, and creative marketing communications professional who resonates with their educational mission, which is based in Jewish values.
A new building is opening in 2019, and the Director will be an integral part of the school’s growth as her/his work is critical to generating new enrollment, maximizing student retention, enabling successful fundraising, and engaging all stakeholders.
She/he will design and manage the school’s marketing and communications strategy and programs and will be responsible for all of the school’s messaging, publications, marketing materials, and branding efforts. The audience for many of the school’s communications are young parents and special focus is given to the school’s website and social media presence.
Reporting to the Chief Advancement Officer, this is a tremendous opportunity for an innovative and enterprising marketer to enhance brand investments, develop strategic partnerships, and facilitate relationships with all constituencies. An added benefit is significantly reduced tuition for employees.
Qualifications: BA/BS, MBA or graduate IMC degree preferred, and 8+ years demonstrated success leading marketing and marketing communications. Exemplary communications skills, with particular emphasis on writing and editing, and experience with key digital and social media channels are required. Ideal candidates will be high-energy self-starters with an ability to prioritize, multitask, and successfully manage several projects simultaneously. A portfolio of writing and design projects will be requested during the application process.
About Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School
Bernard Zell is an independent Jewish day school for the 21st century where academic purpose,
collaborative learning, and deep commitment to humanity develop engaged, confident learners
and compassionate leaders for a stronger, more vibrant community and world. A pluralistic
community day school, Bernard Zell welcomes students and families of varied religious beliefs
and observance. The school combines Jewish learning and tradition with the best of innovative
educational practice in a challenging and nurturing learning environment.