Director of Communications

Job Type: Administrative
Job Category: Communications
Job Location: Greater Los Angeles Area

This opening calls for specific administration qualifications set by the school.

CalWest’s client school in the Greater Los Angeles area is seeking an experienced Director of Communications for a July 2021 start date.

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and/or other educational requirements listed on the job description
  • Requisite skills commensurate with the position
  • A reasonable commuting distance to the CalWest client school, or a willingness to relocate
  • Relevant, recent experience
  • Authorization to live and work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of seven years of communications and marketing experience 
  • Minimum of five years leading an institution’s communication and marketing strategy
  • B.S./B.A. in Communications, Marketing, or related field
  • M.B.A./M.S./M.A. highly preferred
  • Knowledge of basic graphic design preferred

More about this role…


  • Serve as the lead brand ambassador, gatekeeper, and institutional storyteller of the school.
  • Use a variety of media to tell compelling stories that showcase the school’s differentiators and benefits.
  • Provide clear and on-brand art direction to ensure the aesthetic quality of all visually designed pieces, and maintain the school’s brand and visual identity.
  • In times of crisis, manage and advise on communications as needed, collaborating with all relevant community members and consultants as necessary.