Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,377 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 37 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
The Director of Advancement Communications and Marketing oversees the strategic operations of a team that includes campaign management, content strategy, creative services, and digital engagement. Reporting to the Executive Director of Advancement Engagement & Communications, the Director manages the resources and teams responsible for communicating philanthropic impact and alumni engagement to a variety of audiences across platforms ranging from digital and direct mail to custom print proposals and collateral. The Director has experience in developing metrics and tools to evaluate effectiveness of marketing campaigns and engagement efforts, and can lead both day-to-day operations as well as driving a big picture vision of success for the team.
Primary Duties: *Manages four different verticals within the team: digital, content, creative, and campaign management, and focuses on increasing efficiencies between each group, as well as fostering staff engagement, growth, and skill development *Partners closely with leaders throughout University Advancement, including Stewardship, Events, Annual Giving, Alumni Engagement, and Frontline fundraisers, to best support to serve the needs of the organization *Leads the project management and coordination of complicated cross-team initiatives and signature events, such as Pops on the Heights, from convening stakeholders to executing against deadlines involving multiple resources and teams *Oversees the budget for the Communications and Marketing enterprise, including establishing allocations strategically aligned with the priorities of University Advancement *Ability to build strong relationships and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders and prioritize workflow and resources *Establishes evaluation tools and framework that provide insights into larger trends happening across our platforms and campaigns, helping to drive strategies around segmentation, messaging, and resource deployment *Provide consultation to internal and external partners on what services might best achieve their communications, marketing, and engagement objectives *Ensure projects driven by Advancement Communications and Marketing are executed on time and at the highest quality possible.
Position Details: Department: 031121 - Adv Communications & Marketing Position: 00012539 - Director, Advancement Communications and Marketing
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $118,850 to $148,550; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
This position requires a minimum of five years of experience leading a Communications team, preferably in a development-related environment. The ideal candidate has integrity, strong management experience, proven ability to prioritize under pressure, and can seamlessly adapt to changes in direction. Must be a leader who is highly motivated and able to motivate others, dedicated to the goals of advancing higher education, and have an appreciation for Jesuit Catholic education and the goals and values of Boston College.
A Bachelor's degree is required.
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility;
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, and Dental Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both 401K and University Funded 403B Retirement Plans
?Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.