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.
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 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.