Curtis is seeking a Director of Communications and Marketing to join a team-oriented, inclusive, and professional learning community. Curtis School is a DK-6 co-ed elementary school whose mission is to develop, in every child, a sound mind in a sound body, governed by a compassionate heart.
We place an equal emphasis on academic, physical, social-emotional, and character education and instill a growth mindset modeled by faculty and staff who are the best in their craft.
The Director of Communications and Marketing helps to advance the mission, program, and goals of the school. The ideal candidate is an experienced communications and marketing professional who can develop and implement a strategic communications and marketing plan to promote enrollment, retention, and fundraising. They are a strategic thinker and strong writer who conceives creative approaches to promote brand identity and raise the visibility of the school across multiple constituencies and external audiences across all channels (written publications and advertisements, social media, video, email, and print).
This position reports to the Director of Advancement.
Lead all communications and marketing efforts and manage and elevate the Curtis School brand through strategic planning, market insight, trend analysis, data-driven strategies, and feedback from all constituents
Regularly monitor readership and impact of communications channels including but not limited to CougarNotes, school-wide emails, speeches, admissions material, development content, and more
Collaborate with admissions, development, faculty and staff recruitment, publications, advertising, and media relations
Provide leadership and guidance to create consistent communications, messaging, and branding across all departments, divisions, and programs
Manage the schools relationships with all third-party vendors including consultants, graphic designers, photographers, videographers, advertising and printers
Provide crisis communications support as needed and serve as a spokesperson for the school when appropriate
Monitor media coverage, Google alerts, and social media outlets in order to track and provide notifications
Curtis School is an independent DK-6 coeducational elementary day school whose mission is “to develop, in every child, a sound mind in a sound body governed by a compassionate heart”. Over 60 Faculty Members are dedicated to fulfilling this mission. Located on a spacious 27-acre campus in the Mulholland Corridor of the Santa Monica Mountains, Curtis School has 490 students and 68 faculty members.