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Director of Advancement Communications Amherst, MA

Reporting to the senior director of constituent programs in the Amherst Office of Advancement, the director of advancement communications oversees an initial staff of four and supports the office during the $625 million Promise: The Campaign for Amherst’s Third Century and in the years to come.

The director of advancement communications will conceive of and implement a communications strategy that builds on existing programs, channels, and staff, and which ties into the wider College’s communications efforts, to create excitement and engagement across all audiences. The successful candidate will build an integrated communications and messaging program that extends across all media, utilizes data and analytics to continually assess its success and effectiveness, and can be adjusted in real-time. The director of advancement communications will be an active contributor in the creative process, providing strategic leadership, effective management, and inspiration to the advancement communications staff, building a best-in-class, collaborative, and unified team. Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred.

Jack Gorman is leading this search with Elizabeth Neustaedter and Kaleigh Hoffman.

Amherst College does not discriminate in its admission or employment policies and practices on the basis of factors such as race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, color, religion, national origin, disability or veteran status. The College complies with federal and state legislation and regulations regarding non-discrimination.


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