Director of Communications, Alumni Relations, and Event Planning

Erskine Academy - South China, Maine | South China, ME

Posted Date 3/17/2023

Date Available:  August 1, 2023

Description:   The Director of Communications, Alumni Relations, and Event Planning is a multifaceted senior leadership position working closely with Erskine Academy’s Headmaster, Assistant Headmaster, and other senior leadership to create and implement a strategic communications plan inclusive of messaging and content, vehicles for communications, and public relations; serves as a primary liaison to Erskine Academy’s alumni; and coordinates events aimed at promoting and supporting the academy and its mission.

A complete job description is available upon request.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (required)
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in work-related responsibilities commonly associated with communications, alumni relations, development, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Outstanding communication skills, including direct interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in an environment requiring flexibility and prompt reaction.
  • Extensive experience in writing and editing, including command of grammar, development of concise and illustrative text, and proofreading.
  • Proficiency with digital media software, including webpage design, picture editing, and social media.
  • Demonstrated excellence in the area of organizational skills and project management.
  • Ability to multitask multiple projects with strong attention to detail.

Deadline for Applications:   Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis and positions will be filled when a suitable candidate is found. 

Interested and qualified persons are encouraged to submit a letter of application, current resume, three letters of recommendation, academic transcripts (official and unofficial are acceptable), certifications, and Maine DOE's criminal history check approval.

Apply to:  Jamie Soule, Associate Headmaster, Erskine Academy, 309 Windsor Road, South China, ME 04358 or email

For more information about Erskine Academy and its equal employment opportunities, visit or phone (207) 445-2962.  AA/EOE

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