Boston College Introduction
Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.Job Description
Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications
Lynch School of Education
The Assistant Director is responsible for assisting in all efforts to design, drive, and implement marketing and communication strategies and initiatives that support communications plan to meet and/or exceed short-term and long-term goals and enhance the Lynch School of Education in the marketplace. Other responsibilities include developing content and strategies for communicating its reputation and distinctiveness as a top graduate school of education through multiple channels, and assisting the Dean and school leadership to effectively communicate to diverse constituencies, including faculty, administrators, staff, current and prospective students, alumni, donors, community partners, researchers, policymakers, and media entities.
In addition, the Assistant Director interfaces and collaborates with Office of University Communications in regard to promoting and publicizing major externally focused events and supports LSOE department events by coordinating logistics such as photographers, etc. Requirements
The Assistant Director manages the day-to-day operations of the office in implementing the school’s key strategic marketing and communications initiatives, working in close collaboration with the Office of University Communications, Advancement, and the Lynch School of Education (LSOE) Dean's Office.
The Assistant Director will be primarily responsible for identifying, developing, and producing engaging content for distribution in website, social media, e-newsletters and other mediums. The Assistant Director must possess strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative spirit to work effectively across departments and motivate the members of the team to produce high impact projects on time and on message.
Undergraduate degree in marketing, communications or related area is required.
MBA or related Master's degree preferred. Closing Statement
Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience working in a marketing/communications setting
as a generalist. Experience in higher education is a plus.
Solid understanding of and experience in effectively leveraging website and social
media for the purpose of marketing and communications.
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills and project management experience.
Some evening and weekend work is required.
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.