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This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


We are looking for an experienced Marketing Director to join our nonprofit board of directors.The Board Marketing Director will oversee all marketing operations of Bridging Borders International and develop its marketing strategy and vision.

An excellent candidate is passionate about making a difference in the lives of international students and has great knowledge for all things marketing that they want to share with their community. They can balance a practical mindset with a creative business acumen and lead people through complex marketing operations.

The goal is to ensure that BBI’s marketing efforts are successful in helping us stand out as the welcoming international student agency in our select locations.


-"Listen" to the trends of the international student market and direct the market research efforts of BBI
-Define marketing strategies to support BBI’s overall strategies and mission
-Develop a feasible marketing plan for the department and oversee its day-to-day implementation
-Plan and organize marketing functions and operations (product development, branding, communications, etc.) and ensure they project BBI’s unique "voice" and mission
-Design and coordinate promotional campaigns, PR and other marketing efforts across channels (digital, press, etc.)
-Build a highly efficient team of marketing professionals
-Create a solid network of strategic partnerships


-Proven experience as chief marketing officer or similar role
-Demonstrable experience in developing efficient strategies and business plans for all marketing aspects (branding, product promotion, etc.)
-Solid understanding of market research and data analysis methods
-Ability to apply marketing techniques over digital (e.g. social media) and non-digital (e.g. press) channels
-Understanding of different business disciplines (IT, finance, etc.)
-Proficient in MS Office and business software (e.g. CRM)
-A leader with both creative and analytical capabilities
-Outstanding communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal abilities

Term: Hold a seat on our board of directors for at least 1 year (minimum)

Please submit a cover letter explaining your interest, qualifications (samples, links to your own media, past work, and/or education) to (Atten: Stephanie)

Bridging Borders International is a Santa Barbara based nonprofit whose mission is to embrace world cultures by intentionally loving students from all nations; fostering an atmosphere of mutual respect and unity following Jesus Christ’s example.


  • Marketing Analytics
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Public Relations
  • Brand Development & Messaging

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Minimum 1 year term on board of directors
  • Volunteer Opportunity Only

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