Be part of our mission. The Archdiocese of Chicago (“the Archdiocese”), the third largest Catholic Archdiocese in the United States, serves more than 2.2 million Catholics in 347 parishes in Cook and Lake Counties. The Archdiocese's 217 elementary and secondary schools comprise the largest U.S. private school system, and have garnered more U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon Awards than any system of any type. The Archdiocese, pastored by Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, has more than 15,000 employees.
Basic Functions : The Marketing and Enrollment Manager for Turnaround Schools provides specific support in marketing and enrollment to designated schools that are part of the Archdiocesan Turnaround Program. The Manager assists in developing and implementing strategies to enhance the marketing, retention, recruitment, and enrollment of assigned Catholic schools.
Responsibilities and Duties
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides general support for designated schools in marketing, recruitment, retention, and enrollment management
Provides Training in marketing and enrollment practices to principals, marketing professionals, and other staff.
Assists schools in creating and executing marketing plans for the short-, medium-, and long-terms.
Provides training as requested to parent groups, faculties, parishioners, and other key school stakeholders.
Creates and delivers content for Archdiocesan Marketing and Enrollment Network (AMEN) webinars and workshops.
Creates and shares regular reports on progress inside of schools.
Attends marketing events as a representative of the Office of Catholic Schools.
Attends OCS staff meetings, Vicariate team meetings, Leadership Days, and other events as necessary.
Travels with frequency to visit schools to assess marketing and enrollment practices.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or related field
Minimum of two years’ experience in marketing in a school, non-profit, or other professional setting
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience using basic information technology (e.g. Microsoft applications, etc.)
Capacity to manage multiple tasks and activities
Available to attend evening and weekend meetings at different locations throughout the Archdiocese of Chicago
Willing and able to work with racially, ethnically and socio-economically diverse school communities
Must have knowledge, understanding and respect for the Catholic Church teaching, mission and values. Hiring consideration may be given to candidates who are Catholic.
The Archdiocese of Chicago is one of the largest Catholic dioceses in the United States with 2.2 million Catholics. The Archdiocese is divided into six vicariates, 31 deaneries and 351 parishes. There are approximately 230 schools, and numerous ministries and programs serving the people of Cook and Lake Counties in Northeastern Illinois. This local church is pastored by Cardinal Blase J. Cupich.