A learning community committed to discovering and developing individual potential, preparing each student for success in college and life.
Located in Wilmington, NC, Cape Fear Academy is southeastern North Carolina’s premier PK3-12 independent school. A learning community of about 650 students and 100+ faculty and staff members, CFA is guided by the mission of discovering and developing individual potential. To accomplish this goal, CFA offers students an impressive array of opportunities in academics, the visual and performing arts, and athletics. Our 27-acre campus has state-of-the-art facilities that provide a rich and inspiring physical environment for students to explore and develop their passions. More important, CFA boasts a committed faculty and staff who live the school’s mission in their daily interactions with students.
Teachers at Cape Fear Academy deliver high quality instruction that emphasizes critical thinking, written and oral communication, and collaboration in a technology-rich environment. CFA’s academic curriculum, recorded in an online mapping system, establishes clear, coordinated goals for each course and grade level while still allowing teachers the freedom to be creative and innovative in their instructional choices. Academic departments in grades 6-12 foster collaborative decisions about curriculum, materials, and departmental goals. This high level of collegiality as well as support for continuous professional development make CFA an ideal place to grow professionally.
All members of the CFA community are familiar with and expected to uphold and foster the core values of respect, integrity, resilience, and accountability. These core values are the cornerstone for a newly-developed leadership program that empowers students to develop leadership skills, enabling them to go further in school and in life.
Applications are now being accepted for the following full-time position:
As graphic designer for the school, create content for advertisements, the website, social media, and print collateral.
Assist in maintaining web content on internal and external school websites.
Draft and edit communications copy (e.g. press releases, weekly email publications, social media posts).
Ensure a consistent voice and tone throughout all schoolwide publications (print and digital).
Assist with Advancement Division events such as donor events, Homecoming, Grandparents Day, etc.
Use digital tools to proactively conduct analysis on social metrics, mobile metrics, and web analytics that provides actionable insights on campaign performance.
Other duties as assigned to support school-wide programming
Excellent written, visual and verbal communication skills, a strong work ethic, and an ability to multi-task and successfully manage projects.
Hands-on experience with website content management systems (WordPress), email marketing software (MailChimp), the Adobe Creative Suite, and social media administration. Basic HTML/CSS knowledge is a plus.
Strong attention to detail.
The ability to work well independently and as part of a collaborative team.
A strategic mindset with the ability to effectively communicate messages across multiple platforms.
Photography/videography experience is a plus.
Note: Occasional evening and weekend work required to gather content or support events.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, Communications, or related field preferred. Commensurate experience will be considered.
Experience: Minimum one to three years of experience working in a graphic design and digital marketing environment. Working in an education or nonprofit environment is a plus.
Salary and Benefits: A competitive compensation and benefits program
Starting Date: December 1, 2019
Internal Number: ADV1
About Cape Fear Academy
CFA is a traditional, non-sectarian day school in Wilmington, NC, that emphasizes student-centered learning across academic disciplines. For more information, visit www.capefearacademy.org