Director of Marketing and Communications Beginning July 2022 | Baker Demonstration School

Baker Demonstration School

Wilmette, Illinois, Description
Baker Demonstration School, an independent progressive PK-8 school on Chicago’s North Shore, is seeking an exemplary Director of Marketing and Communications. T he Director of Marketing and Communication will lead Baker’s communication and marketing initiatives. We value candidates who have a love of people, and have a strong expertise in independent school marketing and communications. 
Organizational Relationships/ Reporting Structure
Directly accountable to the Head of School for the performance of all responsibilities related to the position.
 At Baker

W e cultivate our students’ intrinsic motivation to learn and their active participation in the learning process
We foster excellence through critical thinking and integrated connections across academic and artistic endeavors
We promote collaboration while developing leadership capacity
We foster citizenship by encouraging students to develop self-awareness and compassion for others
We celebrate individual, familial and cultural identities and graduate students with an understanding and respect for diversity, equity and inclusivity

Application Materials
Candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and educational philosophy to
Non-Discrimination and Disability Policy
Baker Demonstration School is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions, including those related to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and recognition of individuals on the basis of their ability and job related qualifications and without regard to race, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or any other classification prescribed under applicable federal, state, or local law.  We actively seek diversity among faculty and administration as well as among students.  The school complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities.  Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application/interview process are requested to contact the School in order to arrange such accommodation.

Excellent written communication, interpersonal communication skills, organization and follow-through 
Commitment to relationship building and telling the unique story of Baker
Technologically adept
Growth-oriented, creative, unafraid of innovating
Commitment to engaging in community conversations about equity and inclusivity
Passion and skill to contribute positively to the school community and to develop strong relationships with community partners, donors and families

  Qualifications & Skills

Experience with leading integrated marketing campaigns, including designing social media strategy
Experience with marketing data analysis and reporting
Experienced communications professional adept at designing communications for different stakeholders
Communications or related experience in non-profit or independent school environment preferred 
Possesses high energy, a strong work ethic, and a positive attitude
Collaborative team member 

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.