Job No: 495995 Work Type: Staff Full-time Department: YU High School for Girls Location: YU High School for Girls, 86-86 Palo Alto Street, Holliswood, NY Categories: Communications/Marketing/Media
Yeshiva University High School for Girls (YUHSG/Central) is looking for a full-time Director of Marketing and Communications to coordinate, oversee and manage its branding, communications, and marketing.
Reporting to the Head of School, and working with the administrative team, the ideal candidate will be a member of the school leadership team and will primarily focus on:
Develop a consistent and clear message and brand for all communications.
Develop a strategy to promote the brand to the YUHSG community.
Manage all marketing and general communications, including:
School Website: design, content, and updates
Social media efforts (Facebook and Instagram, etc.)
Video (Professional promos, ad hoc highlights and recaps, annual fundraising dinner)
Newsletters (paper and/or digital) and PR (articles in newspapers,appear on radio, etc)
Traditional advertisements (newspaper, etc)
Cultivate and maintain a relationship with our marketing and communication partners.
Network with professionals in other schools and organizations.
Oversee and set up all outgoing school emails in Constant Contact to ensure consistency of style and message
Collaborate with the Admissions Department to develop collateral materials and provide project support
Work on the dinner videos, emails and promotional materials
Photography at all school events
Assist in the design and execution of development strategies and efforts
Collaborate with administrative departments in articulating their purpose and ongoing work. Specifically, this includes the Head of School, Development, Admissions, Academic Divisions, and Technology.
Ensure brand and messaging quality and consistency and establish guidelines to apply across all departments, activities and events at the school and among professional and volunteer leadership.
Participate actively in the work and success of the senior leadership team and provide support for school events and administrative jobs as requested.
Develop a plan and help to execute alumni programming.
Experience & Educational Background:
Bachelor's degree and 3 years of related experience is required.
Skills & Competencies:
The successful candidate should be:
A mission-driven individual with a belief in and commitment to Central's mission and values
A good listener and strategist, comfortable receiving input from many sources, and able to analyze and formulate disparate information into a sound, well-organized plan
Intrepid yet tactful; determined yet respectful of others' concerns; someone with the flexibility and creativity needed to find alternative ways to reach objectives when barriers arise; a skilled negotiator who does not drive him/herself or others into a corner
A team builder - confident and competent, with strong skills in management and leadership; one who understands the subtleties of motivating and directing a diverse group of personalities with different work styles
A hard worker with a high energy level, a 'doer' with a willingness to work hands-on in developing and executing a variety of development and advancement activities
Emotionally mature with a very good sense of humor and the flexibility and sensitivity to work with diverse personalities and situations
A high-level creative writer
A creative, organized, collaborative and charismatic individual who possesses an understanding of education
Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as future leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.