Stuart Hall School for Boys seeks a dynamic, creative, experienced, and collaborative leader to serve as the Director of Marketing and Communications. Reporting directly to the Head of School, the Director leads the strategic communications and marketing plan to support and advance the institution’s mission and values across all aspects of school life. The Director understands the opportunities and challenges facing independent schools and possesses the skills, leadership, and vision to lead the communications, branding and marketing of Stuart Hall School for Boys. As the School’s storyteller, the Director must be able to articulate the ethos of the classrooms, halls, and fields and drive the content pipeline to consistently create and deliver compelling communications.
The ideal candidate will be an excellent writer, a strategic thinker, a creative problem solver and a team player, who is able to roll up their sleeves to get work done. A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five to ten years of prior experience leading and managing internal and external institutional communications and marketing are required. The Director of Marketing and Communications will be able to maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality and has solid experience being part of a team effort.
Qualifications and Responsibilities:
Serve as the School’s lead brand ambassador and champion.
Ensure all marketing and communications materials reflect the School’s mission and strategic initiatives and are timely, accurate, and compelling.
Provide support to the Head of School and other senior leaders on all communication, marketing, media, and public relations issues.
Update website and social media content regularly.
In partnership with the Data Management Administrator, update and oversee myKnights as Stuart Hall’s main communication portal.
In partnership with the Director of Admission, design and implement marketing and communication strategies to increase student applications and maintain prospective student and family interest.
In partnership with the Director of Development, design and implement marketing and communication strategies to deepen donor engagement and drive increased contributions.
Create robust content and develop the most promising practices for publications, print materials, e-newsletters, website stories, social media, and fresh video content.
Working with the Head of School, lead and manage crisis communications.
Serve as editor of Hallmarks, Stuart Hall School for Boys’ annual magazine.
Provide leadership, including day-to-day management and motivation of communications staff and contractors, ensuring excellence.
Set and regularly monitor annual and long-term strategic goals, and manage an integrated marketing and communications approach for school-wide initiatives.
Skilled and polished writer with a quick turnaround and proven editing ability.
Provide guidance and support for the communications needs and strategies of the Stuart Hall Parents Association.
Initiate, oversee, and apply market research and analytics and advise on current industry trends in communications and marketing.
How to apply:
All interested candidates should email a letter of interest and resume to Mr. Brian Moscona, Incoming Head of School, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stuart Hall School for Boys is an equal opportunity institution. Continuing its long-standing policy of actively supporting equality of opportunity for all persons, the Stuart Hall School for Boys does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, or age, in the administration of its admission, educational policies, athletic and other school-administered programs. Additionally, the Stuart Hall School for Boys does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, color, national or ethnic origin, or age, in the administration of its employment, financial assistance, and loan programs. Rather, the Stuart Hall School for Boys affirms that it admits students regardless of their race, religion, color, national or ethnic origin and selects employees regardless of their race, religion, gender, color, national or ethnic origin and thereafter accords them all the rights and privileges generally made available to students or employees at the school.