The Associate Director, Marketing and Communications assists in developing and manages the implementation of the marketing and communications strategy for the School of Social Work. S/he will be responsible for evaluating and effectively employing appropriate marketing channels (digital, print, social, etc.) to achieve the School's strategic goals, including recruitment, rankings, and alumni relations. S/he establishes and executes the School's graphic identity, designing high-quality communications (e.g. admissions materials, alumni magazine) that are within budget and follow the University's branding guidelines, and fostering and maintaining relationships with external print and press vendors. S/he manages internal project workloads and assigns appropriate creative resources to meet timelines and quality expectations. The Associate Director reports to and works closely with the Associate Dean, Strategic Initiatives and External Affairs, and supervises the Senior Writer/Editor and the Web Design, Communications & Events Specialist.
Hiring range for this position is $69,720 - $87,200.
Some evening and weekend work will be required.
Please include a cover letter with your application.
* Minimum of 5 years' experience working in a marketing/communications setting. * Experience in higher education a plus. * Advanced understanding of electronic communications, including experience with Web, mobile, and e-mail design and marketing; Hands-on knowledge of a range of design, e-mail marketing, and social media tools, such as InDesign, Constant Contact, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. * Sophisticated sense of design, photography, and typography, along with integrity, discretion, and creativity. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills and project management experience. * Clear comprehension of the work of editors and writers and the ability to critique that work. * Ability to develop strong collaborative partnerships and to earn trust within an organization. * Ability to integrate and present complex information. * Ability to manage many projects, to develop appropriate priorities, and meet deadlines. * Ability to lead individuals and teams.
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both tea...ching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.