Permanent, full time (1.0 FTE), starting July 2022
Located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, St. Michaels University School (SMUS) is a Kindergarten to Grade 12 co-educational day and boarding school with a global reputation for academic excellence.
Our students from over 30 countries all over the world have opportunities in athletics, arts, leadership, service and outdoor education, and are inspired by an extraordinary staff committed to character growth and preparing students for what lies ahead in life. The school’s Mission shapes these endeavours: Our school seeks the excellence in all of us, with passion and compassion. We are a community shaped by the pursuit of truth and goodness, providing outstanding preparation for life. At St. Michaels University School, we seek to employ and empower individuals who wish to forge impactful relationships and careers that place our students at the centre. We firmly believe that expanding our diversity while adjusting our practice will lead to becoming the community we envision – a place where staff and students share a sense that they fully belong.
Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, this position plays an important role in executing the school’s Communications Strategy including fostering a strong sense of school community and working to attract the best applications from a talented and diverse body of prospective students.
The successful candidate will have the following skills, background and interest:
Post-secondary education in marketing and at least three years of professional experience, preferably in a Business to Consumer environment. Education marketing experience is an asset.
Excellent knowledge of web and social analytics.
Experience with or demonstrated ability to quickly learn Facebook Business, Google Analytics, Google Adwords, and Mailchimp.
Experience working with and coordinating outside agencies to achieve campaign goals.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel).
High level of attention to detail as well as the capacity to be a proactive and analytical problem solver.
Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills.
Organized with the ability to work under deadlines with conflicting demands from various departments.
Enthusiastic, energetic, a self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Ability to conduct research, prepare and present reports.
Ability to be tactful, demonstrate excellent judgment, and work as a positive and collaborative team member.
Ability to create, analyze and edit a wide variety of documents.
Impeccable writing skills and a high attention to detail.
Ability to identify and task resources effectively.
Contribute to the creation of an annual marketing plan in line with the school’s Communications Strategy and school’s Strategic Plan.
Collaborate with colleagues in the Marketing and Communications, Admissions, Advancement and other departments to design, execute and evaluate local and global marketing campaigns.
Maximize partnership opportunities, online platforms and advertising platforms to reach target audiences with key messages, strategic content and marketing material.
Apply brand and creative design in the development of video content.
Maintain and interpret analytics, and provide regular reports.
Research and understand target audiences.
Maintain an expert knowledge of online platforms, including advertising platforms, to reach target audiences.
Conduct market research analysis and provide insight to future planning.
Contribute to planning, writing and posting content for web, email and social media platforms.
Other duties as required to support the Marketing and Communications team.
Criminal Record Check:
Must pass and maintain a clear Solicitor General criminal record check for the purpose of working with children.
St. Michaels University School is one of Canada's leading co-educational, independent day and boarding schools. Our boarding students come from 20 countries; our graduates attend the top universities, the majority of them on scholarships; and our outstanding teaching faculty has been recognized by numerous awards.The school pursues academic success in an environment where the character and self also grow. Students participate in a full program of arts, athletics, extra-curricular activities and service, in which teachers are expected to play a role.SMUS is currently implementing a strategic plan involving facility redevelopment, endowment growth, and excellence in our academic and extra-curricular programs.