Director of Marketing and Communications

Northfield Mount Hermon
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jun 10, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Northfield Mount Hermon seeks an accomplished communications professional to oversee all official communications for the school.  The Director will be the “go to” expert responsible for the institutional brand, marketing and communications strategy, priority setting and management, and the campus-wide coordination and execution of the marketing strategy to internal and external constituents. The incumbent must be a strong writer, with an eye for detail, and the ability to originate and edit written copy. The position will directly impact the operational excellence of the team reporting to them as well as the adjacent teams across the School community with whom they coordinate, especially those in Admissions and Advancement. They must strive to understand the communication needs of those to whom they are charged to communicate i.e. prospective students, parents, alumni, and donors.

The successful applicant will have a bachelor’s degree — advanced degree or postgraduate study in a related field preferred; 10+ years’ experience in relevant marketing/communications position(s); and 5+ years supervisory and program-management experience. Applicants should  possess excellent motivational, communicative, and supervisory skills, especially the ability to mentor team members. The incumbent will possess an eye for detail and high-quality production, along with the ability to exercise courtesy, tact, and flexibility. They must have a thorough understanding of marketing and communication best practices, segmentation principles, and data analysis. Computer, database proficiency is required. Additional qualifications include the ability to work collaboratively as well as independently. 

 Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in making a positive impact on the lives of adolescents and embrace the opportunity to work with a diverse community in a boarding school environment. To apply for this position, please send or e-mail a cover letter and resume to:


Human Resources

Northfield Mount Hermon 

One Lamplighter Way Mount Hermon, MA 01354

Phone: (413) 498-3229; Fax: (413) 498-3240



**Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. **

Northfield Mount Hermon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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