Kents Hill School is at a pivotal moment in its almost 200-year-old history. Our new Head of School has brought a clear educational vision, a global perspective, and a strengthened focus on developing the whole student through a balanced, intentional, and purposeful curriculum.
This position will serve as a key member of the Communications and Marketing team and will be responsible for capturing and sharing the mission and work of Kents Hill School with diverse audiences. The ideal candidate will have the vision, skills, and experience to digitally capture the many aspects of the Kents Hill experience (academics, student life, arts, athletics, etc.) and strategically share them with prospective students and families, current students and families, alumni, and more. They will partner closely with the Admissions Office to develop marketing strategies for each step of the consumer lifecycle with a special focus on building the “top” of the Admissions funnel through social media, website, and advertising.
Video Production: Own end-to-end planning, production, and distribution of numerous short-form videos [at least five 0:30-1:30 minute videos per week] that capture the overall student experience, academic program, residential program, athletics and extracurricular activities, and strategic priorities
Photography: Serve as a photographer for school events and develop a mechanism for distributing photo albums/compilations of student life on campus to parents and guardians
Social Media: Plan, produce, and execute coordinated social media campaigns across Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram that leverage paid social advertising and audience targeting/retargeting
Advertising: Generate advertising content and collateral in support of strategic priorities
Website: Produce engaging website content on a regular basis and ensure positive user experience
Analytics: Analyze various data sources to continuously refine direction and deliverables
NOTE: On-Campus housing is not available. Candidates for this position must live in Maine or be willing to relocate. Ideal candidates will have the ability and willingness to work weekends, evenings, and other non-traditional schedules based on school happenings and events.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Kents Hill School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information, or disability as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
How to Apply
Please send a letter of interest, resume, and sample of recent video production work (of any length) to HR@kentshill.org.
Internal Number: Digital
About Kents Hill School
A friendly, diverse school located on a beautiful 400-acre campus, Kents Hill School is home to a closely knit community of approximately 230 students. Committed to the belief that one man or woman of principle can always make a difference, the Kents Hill faculty encourages the curiosity and interests of each student, cultivating academic success and teaching understanding of and respect for oneself and others. Kents Hill fosters confident, forward-thinking young men and women who are striving to make a difference in the world. Its breathtaking campus with views of Maine's lakes and mountains, Kents Hill is close to major ski resorts, the Maine coast, and the state capital, Augusta. The state's largest city, Portland, with its lovely historic district and lively array of restaurants and shops, is only an hour away. With vigorous academics, vibrant arts programs, outstanding athletics facilities, and focus on character development, Kents Hill offers each student the opportunity for personal and intellectual growth in a safe and supportive community.