Stoneleigh-Burnham School, an independent boarding and day school for girls in grades 7-12, in Greenfield, MA seeks a Marketing and Communications Manager, effective August 2019.
The Marketing and Communications Manager (MarComm Manager) is responsible for coordination of external and internal marketing and communication initiatives, including online presence, inbound and outbound marketing, print and electronic publications, public relations, and advertising. The MarComm Manager helps to create and implement strategic marketing initiatives and manages projects, vendors, and related budgets. Reporting to the Head of School, the MarComm Manager ensures that all School communications reflect the mission, core values, history, and reputation of the school. The MarComm Manager works with all members of the school community to ensure consistency of message and strong brand representation in all communications, manages a half-time FTE, and is a member of the Administrative Team.
The role requires a strong understanding of the School’s culture and sensitivity to the perspectives of its key constituencies. The MarComm Manager works closely with the Directors of Development & Alumnae Relations and Enrollment Management, as well as other department heads. The MarComm Manager also oversees outsourced work with associated contractors and vendors.
Managing and updating content and images on the school’s website, as well as working on SEO efforts and landing pages for social media.
Managing the process of producing publications, including coordination of editorial needs, ensuring efficient review and approval of work, submission to vendors and proper distribution, if applicable.
Ensuring that all print and digital materials adhere to brand standards.
Managing the production of materials, including coordination with outside vendors (web hosts, photographers, printers, mail services), quality control, compliance to school and industry standards, and expense control.
Managing the office budget.
Serving as editor of the School’s alumnae magazine the Bulletin.
Manage writing projects including: press releases; collateral materials for admissions, development and alumnae relations; news for print and electronic communications.
Responsibility as Administrator on Call once every eight days when school is in session.
Serves on the Administrative Team.
At minimum, a bachelor’s degree.
At least 5 years of relevant experience, preferably in an educational setting.
Demonstrated project management capacity.
Experience managing a budget.
Interest in building a strong online presence and helping create improved outreach to alumnae, parents, and prospective families.
Appreciation for the value of an all-girls’ education.
Attention to detail to complete multiple projects on schedule and collaboratively.
Flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends for school events.
Demonstrated proficiency in writing and editing for a wide variety of purposes including: magazine; newsletters; websites; press releases; social media; admissions and development campaigns; and advertising copy.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Please send cover letter, resume, and references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
About Stoneleigh-Burnham School
Stoneleigh-Burnham School is a small independent boarding and day school for girls located in Greenfield, Massachusetts. Stoneleigh-Burnham School is the only girls' school in New England to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. Stoneleigh-Burnham is committed to excellence in teaching and holds high standards for its faculty. Applicants should be committed to single-sex education and be interested in making a positive impact on the lives of adolescent girls. Candidates who can contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of the community are encouraged to apply.