Cape Fear Academy: Seeking Communications Associate

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!

About Megan Gould

Ms. Gould is the Coordinator for Events, Outreach, and Public Relations for the Department of Communication at the College of Charleston.

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