Berkeley Preparatory School is seeking a dynamic communications professional to join our team. The ideal candidate will collaborate with many constituents within our community and work independently to create engaging multimedia content across all communication platforms. The Associate Director of Strategic Communications serves as an integral member of the Office of Communications to support strategic internal and external communications on behalf of Berkeley Preparatory School.
Collaborate with the director on executing annual internal and external communications strategies
Craft integrated communications for use in social and digital media, print publications, e-newsletters, external marketing, and more
Support the Office of Institutional Advancement, in collaboration with the director, by generating broad and comprehensive awareness of the excellence of Berkeley
Support the Office of Admissions, in collaboration with the director, by developing strategies that boost application and enrollment numbers
Support the Athletics Department, in collaboration with the director, by sharing positive news relating to student-athletes, coaches, and teams
Manage and maintain all Berkeley social media accounts
Provide direction to the school’s web manager, photographer, videographers, and others on needed photo and digital assets
Assist with positioning school leadership as experts in their fields by securing promotional opportunities
Oversee the development of event programs for theatre and musical performances
Bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas required: marketing, communications, journalism, or digital media/marketing management
Minimum of 5 years of experience in a marketing and communications role required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills required, with strong interpersonal skills
Great attention to detail and ability to edit writing for spelling, grammar, punctuation, brevity, and effectiveness
Capable of translating brand and media strategies into engaging and creative concepts across media platforms and in concert with marketing campaigns and objectives
Highly organized and the ability to manage multiple projects and deliverables under tight deadlines
Full comprehension of using Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other standard software applications. Preferred knowledge of Google Docs, Google Drive, and similar cloud-based file sharing applications. Additional familiarity with Apple products and software required
Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends
A team player who possesses the curiosity to learn the school’s culture, a desire to continuously seek information about Berkeley’s people and programs, and a willingness to actively participate in the life of the school
Compensation and Benefits:
This is a full-time position with full benefits. The compensation package will be very competitive nationally and commensurate with experience, degree attainment, and the national independent school and college markets.
Interested Persons should send a resume and detailed cover letter to:
All inquiries and nominations are kept confidential.
Berkeley Preparatory School does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or national or ancestral origin in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other School- administered programs, or in the administration of its hiring and employment practices. The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Founded in 1960, Berkeley Preparatory School is a co-educational, Episcopal affiliated, independent, college preparatory school with a current enrollment of 1,380 students in grades Pre-K through 12.
At Berkeley, we seek to educate the whole child by nurturing students’ intellectual, emotional, spiritual and physical development so they may attain their highest potential. We are also committed to providing an inclusive and diverse learning environment that encourages values and recognizes each student as a unique individual.
Berkeley is located on a beautiful and well-equipped 86-acre campus, consisting of 29 state-of-the-art buildings. Our proud mascot is the Buccaneer. Graduates are well-rounded individuals who have learned the core values of discipline, diligence and integrity and excelled in the academic, co-curricular and character realms.