Director of Business Development & Strategic Communications
Art & Science Group, LLC, one of the nation’s most influential consulting firms to educational institutions, seeks an intelligent, dynamic, and experienced professional to lead and provide vision for its business development and communications activities. Art & Science delivers market-informed institutional strategy to colleges and universities, independent schools, and non-profit organizations across the country. The Director of Business Development & Strategic Communications will be a critical partner to the firm’s principals and will proactively drive the identification and cultivation of potential clients as well as oversee the firm’s marketing efforts and external communications. In keeping with the sophisticated and complex nature of the firm’s engagements, candidates should be prepared to bring a nuanced approach to their work and seek to further bolster Art & Science Group’s position as a thought leader in its markets.
Based in downtown Baltimore steps from the city’s lively waterfront, Art & Science Group is an energetic and intellectual workplace. The Director will have the rare opportunity to work closely with both the firm’s principals and consultants and the leaders of the top mission-driven institutions in the country. The Director will directly supervise two staff members and work collaboratively with others across the firm.
The ideal candidate may come from a variety of backgrounds but should have extensive knowledge of higher education and/or independent schools as well as an understanding of how to move a complex initiative forward in a mission-driven institution. Candidates should be comfortable interacting with high-level executives such as college presidents, provosts, and heads of school, as well as with journalists, association staff, and other influential people. A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.
Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates is assisting Art & Science Group with this search. Please send nominations, applications, and queries in confidence and electronically to: