Pay Grid Range: $98,498 - $127,430
This position is paid based on a preset salary grid, and the actual salary will be determined by applicable education and experience as determined by the HR department.
4 Year Degree
TKA is a Christ-Centered school grounded in a Biblical worldview, and we are looking for a Director of Marketing and Communications who is a follower of Jesus Christ and is dedicated to the school’s Christ-Centered mission. The primary responsibility of this position is to develop and implement the marketing and communication vision for The King’s Academy’s brand and promote its unique position in the marketplace. The Director of Marketing & Communications protects The King’s Academy’s reputation and leads communication efforts to support the school’s strategic goals and Christ-centered mission.
Essential Job Functions Communications -Interface with and support all departments in their marketing and communications needs -Prepare weekly email bulletins for the school community -Proofread and send out all electronic communications to various constituents -Tell TKA’s story internally and externally through multiple platforms -Coordinate all public and media relations and social media Marketing -Generate and oversee marketing plan, execute market research, and monitor trends -Ensure consistent messaging in the creation of marketing collateral across a variety of platforms -Generate compelling and engaging content for various marketing channels -Establish and communicate brand standards to all departments -Manage the development and use of school logos, colors, mascot, and style guide -Monitor branding and use of logos to increase credibility and establish a professional image -Create and maintain directional signs, pictures, murals, and other visuals at the school -Collaborate across all departments to create materials that tell TKA’s unique story -Promote TKA events through a variety of marketing and communication channels -Design and execute content marketing, marketing funnels, SEM, PPC -Select vendors, purchase, and distribute TKA stationary, name tags, spirit gear, etc -Continuously assess TKA’s position in the marketplace Website -Update and refresh website content, pictures, and media regularly -Manage search engine optimization and search engine marketing/PPC Administrative -Develop, monitor, and benchmark effectiveness of marketing and communications budget -Lead the crisis response team; oversee and manage all crisis communications -Serve as point of contact for parents, provide resources, support volunteers -Oversee a four-person events team -Serves on the Executive Leadership Team
Qualifications Education and Experience -Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or similar field required -7+ years experience in marketing and communications; event planning experience highly desirable Skills and Abilities -Knowledge of the design and execution of SEO, SEM, content marketing, marketing funnels, etc. -Experience overseeing the design and production of print, video, and online advertising -Excellent skills in writing, editing, and public speaking -Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of constituents -Demonstrated ability in organizing and managing multiple projects and deadlines -Proficient in computer software including spreadsheets, graphic design, and presentations -Demonstrated ability to lead a team -Experience in development and fundraising is a plus Core Characteristics -Commitment to loving and serving Jesus Christ -Ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment -Positive, flexible, resourceful and solution-oriented -Able to understand, love, and relate to students -Must be active (or pursuing) community in a local Christian body of believers -Must have compatible theology in line with TKA's Statement of Faith and Lifestyle Agreement
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements -Required to use the computer throughout the day -Work will be performed from the campus and will move throughout the campus during the day -Will often have to lift up to 50-pounds and will often be on your feet during indoor/outdoor events -Work is generally performed year-round, Monday-Friday from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm -This position will often require you to work nights and weekends per the event calendar -Will attend the Fall retreat and the Spring service trip (overnights)
The King’s Academy is an independent, college preparatory school for grades 6-12 serving 950 students. The school's mission statement guides everything we do: "The King’s Academy is a Christ-centered school that inspires academic excellence, servant leadership, and enduring relationships."
The King’s Academy is accredited by both the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). TKA was ranked by Niche as the #1 Best Christian High School in the San Francisco Bay Area, and #7 in California.
TKA is looking for the best Christian educators! Every staff member at The King’s Academy is vital to the school’s number one mission which is ministry to our students. We know that the quality of the staffs' character inevitably establishes the professional and spiritual quality of the school and has an enormously significant and life-changing influence on the development of the students' confidence and character. That is why, first and foremost, all of The King's Academy staff members are Christ followers who have a passion for teaching, mentoring, and discipling junior high and high school students.
As part of ...a comprehensive spiritual life program, staff members at TKA have the privilege of mentoring students in a variety of ways. Staff serve alongside students on annual service trips to locations in the U.S. and abroad, participate with students in yearly off-site weekend retreats, and lead small home groups and chapel discussions. The King’s Academy teaching staff includes 76 members, with a total staff of nearly 150. Approximately 90% of classes have less than 25 students, allowing for individual attention and support.
TKA welcomes diverse people at all levels of campus life to support the diversity of our student body. We have bright and dedicated faculty and staff who work in a supportive environment characterized by a desire to serve God and a commitment to mutual respect and collaboration. The King’s Academy provides a competitive salary and benefits package including excellent medical, dental, life and 403B plans. Pre-employment background screening is required for all positions.
Consider joining The King's Academy team and help us prepare students for college, life, service and eternity. For more information about TKA, please visit www.tka.org.
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