This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic marketer to take The Post Oak School's marketing communications activities to a new level. We have recently launched a new website and introduced new messaging to more effectively position the school in a competitive marketplace.
We are now seeking a new team member with a genuine interest in education marketing, and the energy to make a difference. Applicants should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role of modern digital marketing practices and how these can be leveraged in the context of an independent school market. The position holder will need to be comfortable working as a core member of a small team that supports each other but allows the flexibility to propose initiatives, develop plans, and implement new ideas.
As a member of the Advancement team, the Senior Marketing Specialist actively promotes the mission of The Post Oak School in support of Admissions and Development. This individual manages full school marketing along with internal and external communication. This position reports to the development director and is part of the core administration team.
Interested in joining the Post Oak Team? Apply today! Please upload a cover letter and resume when applying.
Position is open until filled.
The Post Oak School is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to campus diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, nationality or ethnic origin with regard to hiring, admission or in the administration of any of its programs.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in marketing or relevant field required.
Five or more years' experience in digital marketing required.
In-depth knowledge of various social media platforms, best practices, and website analytics.
In-depth knowledge of email and inbound marketing platforms.
Up-to-date on the latest trends and technologies in digital marketing.
Intermediate or higher experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop).
Prior website administration experience required.
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong interpersonal and social abilities.
Comfortable working around and with children and interacting with parents, faculty, and education professionals.
Highly creative with excellent analytical abilities.
Proactive, self-starter, creative, strong attention to detail.
Strong computer skills (Windows environment).
Strong photography skills and a good eye for design.
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
Advocates for the school knowledgeably and enthusiastically.
Positive, growth-oriented professional.
About The Post Oak School
The Post Oak School is a premier Montessori school in Bellaire, Texas (Houston area) serving students from age 14 months through high school. Post Oak is authorized as an IB World School to offer the IB Diploma Program for grades 11 and 12.
One of the U.S.’ oldest Montessori schools, The Post Oak School is an educational leader both among Houston’s top private schools and among the more than 5,000 Montessori schools across the country. We have attracted an accomplished team of faculty and staff and built campuses dedicated to learning. Our mission, our vision, our method, and our people are the means by which The Post Oak School helps students develop curiosity into interest, and interest into expertise.
The Post Oak School has operated continuously since 1963 and is a non-profit corporation. With a faculty and staff of 85 and student enrollment of over 475, we provide a culturally diverse student population with a comprehensive Montessori education steeped in AMI heritage and fully accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS) and at the high school level, by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO).
The Post Oak School, accredited ...by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS), serves over 450 students from infants through high school providing a superior Montessori environment and dynamic learning experiences designed according to the developmental characteristics and needs of children.
As the oldest Montessori school in the Southwest U.S., The Post Oak School, on two campuses, offers a comprehensive education from infancy through high school. In a non-sectarian setting, amid surroundings designed to support the principles that have made Montessori one of the most effective education systems in the world, our students develop the emotional, social, spiritual, physical, and intellectual skills to live the lives they were born to live.