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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis County
  • Salary: $65,000 - $80,000
  • Organization Type: Education

Cor Jesu Academy

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Own the school’s marketing strategy and brand identity to ensure consistent messaging and alignment with the school’s mission

·         Develop and execute multi-channel marketing and communication plans to support the school’s goals and enhance brand awareness

·         Manages the production of external publications, including but not limited to, print publications (i.e. school magazine), fundraising solicitations, admissions materials and annual report

·         Develop and manage all internal and external communication, including executive writing for school president and other administration

·         Responsible for the conceptual direction of school marketing, branding, photography, videography and publications

·         Oversee the school’s social media platforms, as well as website strategy, design, contract and execution

·         Manage Digital Communications Coordinator, both delegating tasks and collaborating to implement marketing initiatives

·         Design marketing materials for various departments including admissions, alumnae relations, athletics and development; some materials designed internally, others are contracted with outside graphic designer

·         Oversee design projects and manage the graphic designer relationship

·         Serve as project manager for multi-step projects involving project creation, design, printing, and mail house coordination

·         Serve as the school’s primary media contact, maintaining a network of external media contacts

·         Responsible for crisis communication objectives, as relates to public information, unscheduled closings, etc.

·         Serve as a school photographer, capturing various events in conjunction with Digital Communications Coordinator.

**NOTE: Occasional weekend and evening hours are required.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE

·         Bachelor’s degree required; marketing, communications, journalism or similar degree preferred

·         Ability to manage multiple projects at one time

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·         A passion for Catholic education

·         Prior experience in advancement, marketing, graphic design, public relations and/or community relations is a plus!

·         Comprehensive understanding of SEO, as well as social media and digital platforms

·         Excellent copywriting ability

·         Understanding of (or willingness to learn) platforms utilized by the school, such as Google Workspace, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Canva, Finalsite, ON and Blackbaud communication tools

·         Basic photography, videography and editing skills

·         Willingness to respond to social media and communications needs outside of office hours and work weekends and evenings for Cor Jesu events as needed.

·         Ability to collaborate with multiple departments, both internal and external, to produce projects in a timely manner.

Ideal applicant will be exceptionally organized and deadline-oriented with an innovative and collaborative spirit, eager to lead a team and represent Cor Jesu Academy. Must be able to drive and lift at least 25 pounds. Driver’s license and reliable transportation required; nights and weekends required as needed. This is a 12 month per year position.

To apply, submit resume and cover letter to apply@corjesu.org.