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Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing
Tower Hill School
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Tower Hill School seeks a collaborative, thoughtful and reliable full-time Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing to drive storytelling, project management and creative content for the school. This position focuses on writing and editing projects for multiple communication channels, while also contributing to digital and design projects as part of a cohesive team.
Reporting to the Director of Communications and Marketing, the Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing is a key member of a three-person communications team and will be responsible for a broad range of materials including the biannual school magazine, weekly digital newsletter, alumni outreach, website, fundraising campaigns, social media and email communications.
The Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing will work in tandem with the Director of Communications and Marketing to manage the school’s communications strategy, branding and messaging. The candidate will build and maintain strong relationships across the school community by partnering with faculty, alumni, students and parents to craft and refine the school’s story and voice by discovering and amplifying news, successes, diversity, service and humanity. They will also work collaboratively to support departments critical to the success of the school including Admission, Advancement, Alumni Relations, Athletics, Parents Association and Social Justice.
Ideal candidates should possess the following credentials and qualities:
Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or a related field
A minimum of three years experience in the communications or public relations field
Familiarity with the education field, independent schools, and/or nonprofit work is preferred
An outstanding writer, editor and proofreader who can produce accurate copy for a variety of channels, often on a tight timeline
Superb attention to grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation; familiarity with AP Style is preferred
Experience writing for and managing social media, including analytics
Experience working with a website Content Management System (CMS), preferably with Blackbaud
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and Google Workspace (Docs, Sheets and Slides)
Project management experience and the ability to simultaneously move multiple projects forward is desired
Familiarity with public relations and media outreach, being able to craft powerful pitches
Extremely detail-oriented and organized
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated examples of work where versatility, resourcefulness, innovation and problem-solving skills influenced the outcome
Tower Hill School is a coeducational private school for age 3 through Grade 12, dedicated to living our motto Multa Bene Facta — Many Things Done Well. With a beautiful 44-acre campus located in northwest Wilmington, Tower Hill has the reputation as one of the top academic schools in the region. Our unparalleled resources include excellent faculty, state-of the-art facilities and individualized learning support.
Tower Hill School prepares students from diverse backgrounds for full and creative engagement with a dynamic world. Each student is provided with an educational experience that emphasizes the development of an inquisitive, discerning and critical mind; the value of being creative and aesthetically sensitive; the appreciation of physical well being; the ability to collaborate and to function as part of a team; and the growth of character.
Tower Hill is an equal opportunity employer.
Please submit a resume and cover letter as soon as possible. Apply here.
Tower Hill School is a coeducational private school for age 3 through Grade 12, dedicated to living our motto "Multa Bene Facta"- Many Things Done Well. With a beautiful 44-acre campus located in northwest Wilmington, Tower Hill has the reputation as one of the top academic schools in the region. Our unparalleled resources include excellent faculty, state-of-the-art facilities and individualized learning support.
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