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Cape Fear Academy: Seeking Communications Associate

By Megan Gould
Posted on 30 October 2019 | 12:10 pm — 

With Who:  Cape Fear Academy

Location:  Wilmington, NC

Type of Employment:  Full-time

Major Responsibilities:  

  • As graphic designer for the school, create content for advertisements, the website, social media, and print collateral.
  • Assist in maintaining web content on internal and external school websites.
  • Draft and edit communications copy (e.g. press releases, weekly email publications, social media posts).
  • Ensure a consistent voice and tone throughout all schoolwide publications (print and digital).
  • Assist with Advancement Division events such as donor events, Homecoming, Grandparents Day, etc.
  • Use digital tools to proactively conduct analysis on social metrics, mobile metrics, and web analytics that provides actionable insights on campaign performance.
  • Other duties as assigned to support school-wide programming


  • Excellent written, visual and verbal communication skills, a strong work ethic, and an ability to multi-task and successfully manage projects.
  • Hands-on experience with website content management systems (WordPress), email marketing software (MailChimp), the Adobe Creative Suite, and social media administration. Basic HTML/CSS knowledge is a plus.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • The ability to work well independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • A strategic mindset with the ability to effectively communicate messages across multiple platforms.
  • Photography/videography experience is a plus.

Note:  Occasional evening and weekend work required to gather content or support events.

Education:  A Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, Communications, or related field preferred.  Commensurate experience will be considered.

Experience:  Minimum one to three years of experience working in a graphic design and digital marketing environment. Working in an education or nonprofit environment is a plus.

Salary and Benefits:  A competitive compensation and benefits program

Starting Date:  December 1, 2019

Apply (or see more job posting information):  Submit your application today via the CofC Alumni Career Center!

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