The Director of Marketing and Recruitment serves as a strong ambassador of the school to current and prospective families and community organizations. This role is responsible for creating, executing, and evaluating a strategic marketing plan with the top priority of growing the school’s enrollment and brand recognition in the greater Boston area. Primary outcomes are increased enrollment year-to-year, highly effective data analysis to drive decisions supporting marketing, recruitment, and retention strategy; and the development of productive partnerships with external influencers. The Director of Marketing and Recruitment works collaboratively as a member of the school’s Business Team, and reports directly to the Head of School. Experience in the field of marketing is required, and experience working in a school or non-profit environment is preferred.
MWJDS is a wonderful independent school that has been educating children and building community in the Metrowest area for nearly 20 years. Our 50 students range from grades PK-8, and our intentionally small classes tend to have between 5-10 students each. We are a pluralistic Jewish school, welcoming all Jewish backgrounds and practices, and our families come to us from as far east as Brookline, and as far west as Worcester. We are known for our individual approach to each child and family, and we emphasize individual problem solving, creativity, discovery, and paths of learning in both general and Judaic subject areas. A number of our students receive specially targeted support from our expert support staff members, and their diversity makes our community all the more interesting.
Bachelor’s degree or an advanced degree and at least three years similar experience
Demonstrated proficiency with social media and news outlets to promote an organization’s brand and mission
Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
Strong organization skills and attention to detail with demonstrated success in project management
Excellent verbal and written skills and a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with various stakeholders
Ability to manage evening and weekend work on occasion
Experience in a school setting or nonprofit setting is preferred
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree Required and 3-5 years of experience.