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Chief Marketing Officer 

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School Group

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ROLE DESCRIPTION

Position

Chief Marketing Officer 

Department

Marketing, Public Relations, and Communications

Reports to

Chief Executive Officer

About School Group

School Group (SG) is a start-up international non-profit developing a cutting-edge global e-learning platform that will allow students around the world to connect for peer-to-peer collaborative learning and skills development - improving the accessibility and quality of education, while transforming lives and impacting future success. We need talented people to help us make our vision a reality. So, if you believe in the power of education, international development and community service - and have the time, skills and know-how to match - we want you as a School Group volunteer. 

RoleOverview

In this role, you will be responsible for oversight of our marketing department to help meet organizational goals for improving education and lives around the world by promoting our international peer e-learning network. You will also work closely with the CEO, providing ideation and creative direction to help further refine our overall strategy, positioning and initiatives.

Essential Functions

  • Leading the development, implementation and management of all marketing strategy focused. 
  • Overseeing the positioning, strategy and development of global marketing programs across channels, ensuring messaging is high-quality, reflects our voice, and represent the School Group brand. 
  • Identifying opportunities to translate organizational mission and goals into high-touch, cross-platform, data-driven marketing opportunities across all platforms, both digital and experiential. 
  • Serving as the in-house expert on all things marketing, while partnering with department heads across the organization. 
  • Identifying industry trends and marketplace needs, cultivating new partnership prospects and conceiving innovative new marketing initiatives. 
  • Providing strategic recommendations to CEO on industry trends and market needs. 
  • Participating in cross-functional brainstorming sessions to evolve marketing strategy conversations and build consensus.

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific descriptions of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or can be considered essential to this position.

Key Relationships

  • Add positions consulted for this role, both internal and external. Also include direct reports, if any, and level of supervision.

Qualifications

Basic

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or English. 
  • Minimum 10-15 years of marketing management experience in a nonprofit or corporate setting. 
  • A combination of both hands-on marketing experience and team management in digital marketing, content marketing, PR and communications, and market research. 
  • Deep understanding of the global marketing landscape and trends. 
  • Experience leading the strategy for and managing a marketing department, working cross-functionally with internal teams and stakeholders. 
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a high-volume, fast-paced environment. 
  • Strong writing, interpersonal, relationship-building and collaboration skills.  
  • Ability to successfully interface with senior-level internal stakeholders.

Preferred

  • Master's Degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or English. 
  • Experience working remotely as part of a team.  
  • Experience working in a start-up company, non-profit or entrepreneurial environment. 
  • Self-directed and disciplined with the ability to work independently in an ever-changing environment.  

Why volunteer with us?

We are a community of people from different parts of the world who share a common belief in improving education which will eventually reduce poverty and improve the quality of life and living conditions globally. Volunteering with us will enable you to build your resume and gain invaluable experience in a supportive environment. 

  • In the USA, School Group is a Certifying Organization, offering the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) to eligible volunteers. 

  • School Group will provide a letter of recommendation to all volunteers who are able to showcase outstanding performance for professional references. 

Other information

This is a volunteer position. There will be no financial compensation. Our organization is 100% volunteer-run. We welcome volunteers located anywhere in the world, as long as they can connect reliably to the internet. 

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About School Group

Location:

1700 Atlas RD, Cedar Park, TX 78613, US

Mission Statement

To establish a leading global educational research and development organization with a goal to improve learning, performance, evaluation, and measurement in the educational sector.

Description

School Group is a platform that aims to connect schools from various parts of the world. Our goal is to provide an e-learning community that focuses on a cross cultural peer learning experience. In doing so, we hope to promote collaboration, communication and to bridge the educational gap in a rapidly changing 21st century generation. For more information, please visit our website www.schoolgroup.org.

Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy
Media & Broadcasting

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1700 Atlas RdCedar Park, TX 78613

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Market Research
  • Market Research / Analysis
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Content Management Systems

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 15 hr/week
  • How to apply    Please email your resume to apply@schoolgroup.org. We would love to hear from you!    

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