Kents Hill School is at a pivotal moment in its almost 200-year-old history. Our new Head of School has brought a clear educational vision, a global perspective, and a strengthened focus on developing the whole student through a balanced, intentional, and purposeful curriculum.
This position will serve as a key member of the Communications and Marketing team and will be responsible for capturing and sharing the mission and work of Kents Hill School with diverse audiences. The ideal candidate will have the vision, skills, and experience to digitally capture the many aspects of the Kents Hill experience (academics, student life, arts, athletics, etc.) and strategically share them with prospective students and families, current students and families, alumni, and more. They will partner closely with the Admissions Office to develop marketing strategies for each step of the consumer lifecycle with a special focus on building the “top” of the Admissions funnel through social media, website, and advertising.
Video Production: Own end-to-end planning, production, and distribution of numerous short-form videos [at least five 0:30-1:30 minute videos per week] that capture the overall student experience, academic program, residential program, athletics and extracurricular activities, and strategic priorities
Photography: Serve as a photographer for school events and develop a mechanism for distributing photo albums/compilations of student life on campus to parents and guardians
Social Media: Plan, produce, and execute coordinated social media campaigns across Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram that leverage paid social advertising and audience targeting/retargeting
Advertising: Generate advertising content and collateral in support of strategic priorities
Website: Produce engaging website content on a regular basis and ensure positive user experience
Analytics: Analyze various data sources to continuously refine direction and deliverables
NOTE: On-Campus housing is not available. Candidates for this position must live in Maine or be willing to relocate. Ideal candidates will have the ability and willingness to work weekends, evenings, and other non-traditional schedules based on school happenings and events.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Kents Hill School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information, or disability as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
How to Apply
Please send a letter of interest, resume, and sample of recent video production work (of any length) to HR@kentshill.org.
Internal Number: Digital
About Kents Hill School
An independent, coeducational, college preparatory, boarding and day school
Grades 9-12, plus a postgraduate year option
250 students strong, from 50+ Maine communities, 25 states and over 20 countries
Class sizes of 6-16; the average class size is 11
Excellent college preparatory academic program, with regular and honors classes in all disciplines, and foundation courses in Spanish and math
13 Advanced Placement courses (including studio art, computer science and environmental science)
Unique Environmental Studies program
Strong visual and performing arts programs, with the Bodman Performing Arts Center in Newton Hall, Bass Arts Center and the Williams Woodworking Studio
Comprehensive ESL and International programs
Excellent Learning Skills program for students with mild to moderate learning differences
Exchange programs with schools in England, France, and South Africa
96 percent matriculation rate to four-year colleges in the U.S., Canada, and throughout the world. Three percent take gap years or play juniors ice hockey; one percent attend two-year colleges.