Northfield Mount Hermon seeks an accomplished communications professional to oversee all official communications for the school. The Director will be the “go to” expert responsible for the institutional brand, marketing and communications strategy, priority setting and management, and the campus-wide coordination and execution of the marketing strategy to internal and external constituents. The incumbent must be a strong writer, with an eye for detail, and the ability to originate and edit written copy. The position will directly impact the operational excellence of the team reporting to them as well as the adjacent teams across the School community with whom they coordinate, especially those in Admissions and Advancement. They must strive to understand the communication needs of those to whom they are charged to communicate i.e. prospective students, parents, alumni, and donors.
The successful applicant will have a bachelor’s degree — advanced degree or postgraduate study in a related field preferred; 10+ years’ experience in relevant marketing/communications position(s); and 5+ years supervisory and program-management experience. Applicants should possess excellent motivational, communicative, and supervisory skills, especially the ability to mentor team members. The incumbent will possess an eye for detail and high-quality production, along with the ability to exercise courtesy, tact, and flexibility. They must have a thorough understanding of marketing and communication best practices, segmentation principles, and data analysis. Computer, database proficiency is required. Additional qualifications include the ability to work collaboratively as well as independently.
Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in making a positive impact on the lives of adolescents and embrace the opportunity to work with a diverse community in a boarding school environment. To apply for this position, please send or e-mail a cover letter and resume to:
**Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. **
Northfield Mount Hermon is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About Northfield Mount Hermon
Our primary goal is to join capable, motivated students with experienced, dedicated teachers and interns to enrich the educational and personal development of all. Through academic work, physical exercise, and social and cultural activities, the community discovers together the excitement and joy of learning and growing. Students may earn credit if they make arrangements with their school, although many come simply for enrichment.
NMH Summer Session has qualities that transcend individual academic pursuits. We are a warm, friendly community; we bring together students from all over the world; and we attempt, through our course offerings and the sharing of ideas among students from widely varied backgrounds, to heighten people’s awareness of the global nature of the problems we face.