Marketing and Communications Manager, St. John’s School

An IB World School, St. John’s School is an independent, co-educational, non-denominational, university preparatory day school situated in the Kitsilano neighbourhood of Vancouver. Serving 570 JK through Grade 12 students in an urban setting, St. John’s boasts a vibrant, accomplished, well rounded student community striving for excellence in academics, athletics and the arts. One hundred percent of graduates are accepted by the best post-secondary programmes around the world.

St. John’s is a member of the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools and the Independent Schools Association of BC, an associate member of the National Association of Independent Schools, USA and an IB World School offering the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes.

The Advancement Department of St. John’s School is seeking a qualified and experienced Marketing and Communications Manager. This is a full-time position starting in September 2017.

The Marketing and Communications Manager reports to the Executive Director for Advancement and is responsible for supporting St. John’s mission and vision through developing and implementing a communication and marketing strategy that supports the strategic plan, is consistent with our brand and key messages and represents the school to a high professional standard. As a key member of the Advancement team, this position will strategically communicate internally and externally through print, web and social media in addition to creating content for these media. The Manager will be in the midst of classes, activities and events at the school, documenting how the community and programmes are fulfilling the school’s mission.

The ideal candidate is a confident person with superb relationship and organizational skills, has the ability to multi-task and has several years’ experience in a similar non-profit environment.

St. John’s offers a very competitive and comprehensive salary and benefits package. Visit for more information about the school.

All interested candidates should forward their resumes, along with the names, addresses and phone numbers of three referees, and a cover letter, in confidence addressed to:

Ms. Angela Dudek, Executive Director for Advancement
St. John’s School
2215 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver, BC, V6K 2J1

Or electronically to

Closing Date: Candidates will be considered until the position is filled.

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