Posted On: 2020-12-08
Closing On: 2021-01-17
Location: Toronto, ON
Effective: March, 2021
Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Associate Director, Marketing and Advancement Communications

Employment Terms: Full-Time, Permanent

Start Date: March, 2021

Branksome Hall, a leading independent International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for girls challenges and inspires students to love learning and shape a better world. Through the unique combination of wellbeing, outstanding academics and international mindedness, Branksome Hall students and employees become impactful leaders. With our values of Sense of Community, Inclusiveness, Creativity and Making a Difference as a foundation, Branksome Hall offers a strong liberal arts curriculum that develops critical thinking and inquiry skills.

The Opportunity:

As a member of the Advancement and Community Engagement team, the Associate Director, Marketing and Advancement Communications brings expertise and innovation to leading the development and implementation of comprehensive and integrated strategies that support Branksome Hall’s objectives and the complete information needs of the school community. As a seasoned, tech-savvy professional, with superior writing skills, the Associate Director collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to meet the marketing needs of the school, including branding, advertising and all communications related to the upcoming campaign.

This is an exciting time for a talented and creative professional to join a world-renowned educational community, open to new possibilities and committed to making a difference.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive, multi-year and integrated marketing plan for Branksome Hall;
  • Marketing campaign communications programs that support Branksome Hall’s strategic objectives and the complete advancement needs of the school community;
  • Promote the school’s brand by developing and implementing forward-thinking, innovative and leading-edge marketing strategies and tactics;
  • Provide leadership in the area of Campaign Communications team and ensure the smooth-running and administration of the school’s advancement communications function;
  • Manage and create major print and online publications for internal and external audiences, including brochures and promotional materials. This includes writing, editing, proofreading, research, collecting materials, promotion, printing management and distribution;
  • Act as the marketing lead for various events and activities.

Candidate Profile:

As the ideal candidate, you hold a degree in marketing, communications, public affairs, or other related field along with 5-7 years’ progressive experience with advancement communications including some management experience. You are skillful at navigating through data to uncover insights to share with stakeholders and have proven success in creating and implementing strategic advancement communications and marketing plans. With a strong sense of professional judgement and customer service orientation, you thrive in a fast-paced environment, working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to manage multiple time sensitive complex priorities and meet deadlines effectively. You are a creative thinker, developing leading edge and innovative approaches to communications and marketing materials, using various technologies to appeal to a large range of audiences. Your strong project management skills allow you to bring a positive and can-do approach to decisions-making and problem-solving. Strong technology skills as well as proficiency in MS office applications and Google Suite complete your profile.

How to Apply:

To apply for this opportunity, please visit our careers page and submit your cover letter and resume by January 4, 2021.

Branksome Hall is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the position. Branksome Hall is strongly committed to diversity, equity and inclusion within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with (dis)abilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas, and champion diversity in its broadest sense. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates engaging in all parts of the recruitment and selection process at Branksome Hall.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To learn more about Branksome Hall, please visit