27 Aug 2015

Catholic High School Seeks Applicants for Director of Communications Position


Director of Communications


Founded in 1894, Catholic High Schoolí´s mission is to teach Gospel values in an environment of academic excellence according to Catholic tradition and the spirit of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart.


Position Announcement

Reporting to the Director of Advancement, the Director of Communications provides consultation to the president, principal and members of the school administration regarding marketing, communications and public relations. Doing this effectively requires a highly productive and collaborative relationship between the Director of Communications, other Advancement personnel responsible for Admissions and Alumni Relations and with school personnel such as those responsible for Athletics and Student Activities.



The Director of Communications is responsible for overseeing all aspects of communication for CHS, both internal and external, including printed publications, newsletters, e-newsletters, annual reports, marketing, promotions, web communications, social media, crisis communications, media relations, displays, visual identity and brand management.  Some specific responsibilities include the following:

íç         Develop, implement and evaluate an annual communications plan for Catholic High School in collaboration with representatives of all its constituents

íç         Manage the development, distribution and maintenance of all print and electronic materials including, but not limited to, newsletters, brochures and the Catholic High School website

íç         Direct and coordinate with the Associate Director of Communications

íç         Lead, through close collaboration with the president, principal and other school staff, the planning, organization, publicity, execution and evaluation of the schoolí´s annual Open House

íç         Coordinate webpage maintenance to ensure that new and consistent information (article links, stories and events) is posted regularly

íç         Supervise and assist in planning faculty and staff recognition



Catholic High School is seeking an accomplished Director of Communications who has a bachelorí´s or masterí´s degree and at least 10 years of communication experience. The candidate must be a self-starter who can provide direction and leadership and who possesses a comprehensive skill-set in the areas of Communications and Public Relations.



Resumes should be submitted to Jamie Segar í´90, Director of Advancement, by mail or hand-delivery to 808 Hearthstone Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70806 or jsegar@catholichigh.org. Candidates should provide a cover letter describing their interest in and qualifications for the position, along with the resume. Recruitment will continue until the position is filled, but for fullest consideration, applications before September 21, 2015, are encouraged.



Salary will be commensurate with experience, qualifications and salary history.

Catholic High School is an equal opportunity employer. For more information, please visit www.catholichigh.org