CATHOLIC SCHOOLS MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR
Marketing/Advertising, FT Employee
Diocese of Grand Rapids (Grand Rapids, MI)
The Diocese of Grand Rapids is seeking a full-time Marketing Communications Coordinator responsible for implementing an ongoing K-12 marketing plan and program for Catholic schools in the Diocese of Grand Rapids. This position requires an individual with marketing communications expertise to work as a tactician assisting our schools in identifying short and long term marketing goals which work best for each school and aiding the schools in fully developing and carrying out the marketing plan. The coordinator will mentor school marketing committees; assist schools with website development and enhancement, mobile applications and social media. The successful candidate will coordinate all Catholic schools promotional activities at a growing number of community events as well as manage the diocesan Catholic schools web pages and social media.
The successful applicant must be an active member in good standing of the Catholic Church and have a strong desire to help our schools implement best practices and drive enrollment growth over the next three years. The successful applicant must be willing to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends.
Experience: Undergraduate degree in communications, marketing, public relations, journalism, or related field required. Minimum of three to five years professional experience in marketing and/or communications field preferred, including proven writing, editing, and project management. Experience in public relations through traditional media as well as social media.
Skills, Attributes, and Attitude: Positive outlook and can-do approach; ability to work collaboratively with others and delegate effectively; ability to take charge when necessary; ability to drive results, motivate others and track success metrics; friendly, engaging, and passionate about the mission and ministry of Catholic school education; an effective communicator (written and oral); ability to leverage technology tools in support of our marketing and communications efforts; and knowledge of public relations, marketing and advertising techniques.
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