Director of Communications

Brookwood School

Brookwood School is an independent, coeducational, college-preparatory day school in Thomasville, Georgia, which offers a superior educational opportunity to qualified students. Founded in 1970, Brookwood enrolls approximately 500 students, drawing students from six counties in Southwest Georgia and two counties in North Florida. Brookwood strives to produce an exceptional educational experience by providing excellent teachers, a sound curriculum, and an enriching environment. Brookwood’s mission is to develop the whole child: academically, physically, spiritually, and socially.

We have an opening for an experienced Director of Communications starting as soon as possible. This individual will be responsible for coordinating the writing, editing, graphic design, photography, advertising, and printing needs for the school; overseeing the school’s website and digital and social media; coordinating and supporting all internal communication needs; and directing the school’s external marketing efforts, including media and public relations.

This person will serve as member of the advancement team, which is overseen and coordinated by the Director of Advancement. The Director of Communications will assist in the creation and implementation of a strategic marketing and communications plan.
The ideal candidate candidates will have:
 B.A. in Marketing, Communications or related discipline.
 Experience in marketing, communications or public relations, preferably in a school environment.
 Superior writing skills with an emphasis on creativity, appropriate “voice” and attention to detail.
 Proficiency in publication design, including use of design software, photo editing software and website content management.
 A strong knowledge of social media management.
 A keen eye for photo composition and framing for publications and advertising.
 An interest in attending and photographing school events.
 Demonstrated proficiency with the Adobe Suite software.
 Excellent oral communications skills with an ability to effectively communicate with all stakeholders of the school.
 Openness and amenability to living in the small-town environment of Thomasville.
For consideration, please send your resume and cover letter to Karla George at Brookwood School is an equal opportunity employer.