Executive Director of Marketing & Strategic Communication - Westminster College-Missouri in Fulton Missouri

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Westminster College-Missouri

Fulton, Missouri 65251

United States


Detailed Job Description

Westminster College seeks a dynamic, creative leader with a strong entrepreneurial spirit and a passion to lead its marketing and communications efforts. It is an exciting time for Westminster, including record enrollments, a new fundraising campaign, and strategic plan that will spawn a variety of bold new initiatives, including a new campus in Mesa, AZ. The Executive Director will have hands-on responsibility for promoting the Westminster brand to both internal and external audiences. She or he must be prepared to formulate, implement, execute and sustain plans for earned media, social media, grassroots campaigns, and advertising of the unique and compelling elements of a Westminster education. This person will supervise three full-time marketing and communications professionals, work collaboratively with many campus constituencies, work as a liaison with the Board of Trustees Marketing Committee, and communicate directly with the President to ensure he is able to articulate and support their efforts. The position is supervised by the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, who also oversees Development, Advancement Services, and Alumni Relations & Event Management.

Key Qualifications:
• At least five years of demonstrated ability and passion for marketing, preferably in higher education
• Demonstrated success with institutional marketing and brand building, including specific work examples
• Strong writing skills for print, web, and video production
• Excellent verbal communication skills, including the ability to be persuasive
• Ability to multi-task and be deadline-oriented
• Experience in supervision, budget management, and prioritization
• Bachelors degree in Marketing or another field if experience in marketing is significant, Masters degree preferred

Salary is competitive and compensation includes a retirement plan, health insurance, and generous vacation/sick leave.

To see some of the elements of the Westminster marketing area and brand, along with a complete position description, please visit http://www.westminster-mo.edu/news/marketingdepartment/

Applications should include a resume, cover letter, three references, and examples of successful prior marketing work. Deadline for priority review is September 14, 2012, but applications will be considered until the position is filled. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest should be directed to:

John Comerford, Ph.D.
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
501 Westminster Ave.
Fulton, MO 65251

Keyword Phrases

  • Marketing
  • Westminster
Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: At least 5 years
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Writing Samples