Reporting to the senior vice president for communications and public affairs, the executive director is responsible for managing the College's communications and marketing programs, including digital and print publications and tools, design and branding, news, and media relations. The executive director will supervise and provide exceptional leadership to the staff in the Office of Communications and Public Affairs in order to achieve departmental objectives and deliver upon the College's mission.
8:30 am to 5:00 pm or as scheduled with supervisor. This is a full time exempt position requiring time commitment necessary to satisfactorily complete job requirements. Occasional out of state travel may be required.
The college has retained the Executive Search Firm, The Ward Group, to the lead the search efforts. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to: email@example.com and reference “Bowdoin College” in the subject line.
Bowdoin College is committed to diversity, inclusion and equality, and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our College. Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline required; graduate degree preferred. Demonstrated excellence leading innovation in the development and use of digital communications and marketing tools and technologies, and the appropriate and effective content. Exceptional people manager with a strong emphasis on developing, coaching, and mentoring future communication leaders.
Passionate communications professional with at least ten years of experience managing or leading communications within a mid- to large-size organization. Demonstrated excellence leading innovation in the development and use of digital communications and marketing tools and technologies, and the appropriate and effective content.