Director of Communications

Administrator / Full-Time

Middlesex School, Concord, MA

Middlesex School seeks a Director of Communications beginning July 1, 2024. For more information on Middlesex and to apply for this position, please visit our careers page.

This position is a full-year administrative role that requires a high level of community engagement in effectively communicating with all Middlesex constituents, including prospective students and families, alumni, current students and families, and faculty and staff. Reporting to the Chief Strategic Planning and Communications Officer, the Director of Communications will provide leadership in shaping, managing, and executing a comprehensive communication strategy aligned with the School’s mission, values, and goals. The Director of Communications works across all school departments in aligning the School’s messaging to its external constituents. The successful candidate will have proven experience in creative marketing initiatives and effective institutional communications across multiple media channels.

The Director of Communications is expected to be an engaged and active member of our boarding school community. Competitive salary and benefits, including strong professional development offerings, will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Principal responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership support in planning, scheduling, and creating content within the school’s master communications calendar.
  • Ensure timely execution of marketing and communications initiatives, serving as central project manager and catalyst across school departments by driving execution from conception to completion.
  • Assist in writing and editing content for printed publications, digital e-newsletters, press releases, and the school website.
  • Curate, build, and oversee distribution of the school’s weekly parent newsletter.
  • Manage Middlesex social media channels by collaborating with the school’s Digital Media Specialist in creating and scheduling unique digital content ideas for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and the Middlesex website.
  • Serve as the School’s lead brand ambassador, monitoring and promoting brand uniformity across all external communications.
  • Analyze e-marketing, website, and social media data to design marketing initiatives that better engage key audiences.
  • Develop and lead the organization and maintenance of Middlesex digital media archive.
  • Cultivate relationships with students, faculty and staff to encourage and share community-made marketing content.
  • Actively seek out opportunities for local and national press for the school.

 

Middlesex School is committed to bringing together a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. We encourage candidates who represent the broad, diverse community to which we aspire.

Middlesex School is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive school experience for all.

Middlesex School

Concord, MA
High School
Day, Boarding
All Gender