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6/26 Marketing and Communications Director (Chicagoland)

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Do you read job ads and think to yourself, "Wow. I could have written this so much better."

Do you have a passion for clear, concise, effective communication, with a love of writing, editing, and experimenting with new technology?

Can you zero in on what's great about a person, a company or an idea, and then communicate it?

If so: we need you.

We're looking for a passionate writer, editor, idea generator, and team player to join us as a full-time Marketing and Communications Director.

About Us

Nurturing Wisdom is a growing tutoring company with over 145 tutors in Chicago and San Francisco. It is our belief that education should be tailored to the student, thus we work 1:1 with students at their homes. Our focus is on helping our students achieve excellent results, whether it's to improve their grades, build strong executive functioning habits, or boost their ACT scores.

For more info about our team, values, and what we're all about, visit us at Nurturing Wisdom.

About You

You love writing and have the ability to write both creative, unique copy and straightforward, informational copy.

You recognize excellence in written communication and marketing, and you're relentless until you achieve it.

You're never complacent.

You're always thinking, "How can I improve for next time? How do I get even better results?" and you use data to help you get the best results.

You value candor, honesty, and directness. The ability to give and receive honest, constructive feedback is crucial for this job.

You have a lot of ideas for creative marketing, but you also love efficiency and streamlining, and share our value "work smarter, not harder."

You enjoy taking on a lot of responsibility and excel at juggling many projects simultaneously. Self-management and organization are also critical.

You thrive on collaboration, and enjoy working with other talented team members on creative projects.

You have an interest in the world of education, and are excited to be part of a company that constantly strives to improve students' education.

You want to be part of a growing company that recognizes your talent, is hungry for your ideas, celebrates your success, and will help you grow.

You're not too disappointed about the idea of doing your job from home in your PJs either.

Responsibilities

Overseeing our website. This includes coordinating with our web designer and writing engaging content that captures our unique culture, what makes us special, and what services we offer. This also means studying Google Analytics to figure out what's working on our website, how people are using our website, what's driving traffic to it, and how to improve our SEO.

Creating newsletters specifically geared towards parents & students, tutors & job applicants, and educators & counselors. This includes analyzing the effectiveness of newsletters in order to improve open rates, click rates, etc.

PR: putting together overall PR strategy and executing by pitching ideas to reporters for articles about our tutoring services and our school, Nurturing Wisdom Academy.

Updating our Facebook page and Twitter account daily as well as analyzing what content is engaging our current and prospective tutors, students, and parents.

Creating advertisements, including online ads, and analyzing data to determine what is working.

Creating handouts and marketing materials for families, tutors, & special events.

Writing job ads -- like this one! -- for recruiting the best talent.

Technology

Technology is a big part of this job. You'll be expected to be comfortable editing in Word Press, studying Google Analytics, making pretty emails in Infusionsoft, managing Facebook ads, using Twitter, and more.

It's important that you seek out opportunities to learn about and use new technology. If you're hesitant about embracing uses for new technology, we won't be a good fit.

Experience with Infusionsoft would be a big plus!

Next Step

If you're interested in being considered for this role, please APPLY HERE. We respond to every application. Applications are required. We will not review resumes e-mailed to us. Thanks!

Nurturing Wisdom is growing and always hiring. Check out all of our open positions HERE.

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