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  • Marketing Content Coordinator

    Marketing Content Coordinator – Academics, Christian Life & College Counseling

    Marketing Content Coordinator Duties:

    This Marketing Content Coordinator will work on a team of marketers and communicators coordinating various marketing and communication tasks for Brentwood Academy. The Communications department is organized specifically to content generated by the school. This job will have marketing and communications responsibilities for the Academic, Christian Life, and College Counseling areas of Brentwood Academy. This position may support its counterpart, which serves the Admission and Athletics areas of the school. 

    This role requires strong writing, time management, and written and verbal communication skills and requires collaboration with various school offices. Strong digital marketing/ social media experience is required. Basic knowledge of marketing concepts and project management is preferred. 

    This role will also be responsible for extensive knowledge of the school mission and philosophy, and offerings for students and parents. It will support internal and external communications to all school stakeholders. 

    Requirements include:

    A Bachelor’s degree or five years of related work experience.
    Strong writing, time management, and written and verbal communication skills. 

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Updating the project management system daily as tasks are completed.
    • Performs the communications and marketing duties that pertain to the Academic, Christian life, and College Counseling areas of the school. 
    • Work within the Student Information System (Veracross) to manage data and run reports.
    • Support coordination of special events on and off-campus.
    • Planning and sending emails to various groups via Veracross communicator.
    • Coordination of updates to printed materials.
    • Website updates working within a CMS.
    • Social media posting and management
      • Canva design
      • Input and management of a Social Media Management system
    • Attendance at selected academic and Christian life events
    • Coordination of Chapel broadcasts
    • Photographer management
    • Image management

    This position reports to:
    Holly Grenvicz, Director of Strategic Communications & Marketing

    This position will work from 7:30-4 PM M-F, year-round. Some evening and weekend work will be required. 

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  • Director of Development

    Brentwood Academy (BA), a 6-12 Christ-Centered independent college preparatory school, is seeking a Director of Development. The Director of Development is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of BA’s fundraising, including the major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, alumni relations, and capital campaigns. The Director works closely with the Head of School, Associate Head of School, and Board of Trustees in all development and fundraising endeavors. This 12-month, full-time position reports to the Associate Head of School for Enrollment Management and External Affairs and supervises the Assistant Directors of Development, Development Coordinator, and Gifts Manager. 

    Qualifications: This position requires a bachelor's degree and 7-10 years of experience in professional fundraising, ideally in a Christ-centered independent school university. Candidates must have the ability to work occasional evenings and weekends, as needed. 

    This position also requires demonstrated success in: 

    • Extensive organizational and people skills with experience in working independently.
    • Enthusiasm for the school's mission and ability to share that excitement with others.
    • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
    • Desire to build a small and highly motivated volunteer team that can help meet the financial vision of the school.
    • Budget management.
    • Proficiency in computer skills and using Microsoft Office programs.
    • Proficiency in database management (experience with Veracross or similar software preferred).
    • Excellence in organizational and managerial skills in a non-profit.
    • Passion for working with a wide range of individuals from various backgrounds, including colleagues, faculty, parents, alumni, alumni parents, and grandparents.
    • Familiarity with Brentwood and Middle Tennessee is preferred but not required.

    General Responsibilities: 

    • Cultivate a culture of giving and gratitude across all constituencies.
    • Establish and execute forward-thinking development/advancement and strategic programs that optimally grow the annual, major, and capital campaigns; legacy gifts; and planned giving.
    • Oversee all aspects of the development program, including fundraising, leading the annual giving program, guiding the capital campaign, soliciting corporate and foundation grants, and planning and managing special development events.
    • Enhance existing relationships while building new relationships, systems, and programs that further tap into the generosity and resources of the community.
    • Nurture and maintain a highly collaborative relationship with the head of school, associate head of school and individual board members, supporting them in all their fundraising responsibilities, and accompanying them on donor visits when appropriate.

    Specific Responsibilities: 

    • Oversee $33 million capital campaign and all related events, activities, and reporting, as well as oversee the Campaign Steering Committee.
    • Develop strategic cultivation and annual solicitation programs specifically targeting parents, grandparents, alumni, faculty, staff, and past parents.
    • Serve in leadership as a member of the school's administrative team.
    • Collaborate with the Admissions Office and the Communications and Marketing Office on public relations initiatives and the production of fundraising-related communication materials to expand and enhance the school's visibility and reputation.
    • Collaborate with the Assistant Director of Development and Alumni Relations to strengthen relationships with the school's alumni and alumni parents, and further develop alumni programming.
    • Serve as the liaison to the Development Committee of the Board of Trustees.
    • Develop and oversee donor stewardship efforts to strengthen relationships with past benefactors of the school.
    • Identify corporate and foundation funding opportunities and help draft grant applications.
    • Maintain a database of all contributors and provide development reports as required.

    Requirements: 

    - Affirm the Brentwood Academy Statement of Faith 

    - Bachelor’s Degree or higher 

    - 7-10 years of experience 

    - Christ-centered independent school experience preferred 

    - Strong administrative/clerical skills 

    - High proficiency with technology 

    - Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize effectively 

    - Capacity for light lifting will be required during event setup 

    - Detail-oriented 

    - Exceptional writing and editing skills 

    - Collaborative skills to coordinate with all departments on campus

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  • Development Coordinator 

    Position:  Development Coordinator 
    Reports to: Director of Development

    General Responsibilities:  The development coordinator supports and implements the goals, programs, and activities of the development team. Key areas of focus include but are not limited to donor stewardship, research and data management, communications, and project coordination. The development coordinator will demonstrate the poise and professionalism to work with a broad range of school constituents; be detail-oriented, have excellent organizational skills; strong verbal and written communication skills; exhibit initiative; work independently and as part of a team. The development coordinator will have the capacity to manage a wide range of relationships and situations while maintaining the highest degree of confidentiality.  

    Full-Time 12-month Employment (Exempt Role)

    Work schedule will vary based on Development needs

    Cultivation, Stewardship, and Fund Raising 

    • Nurture a donor-centered approach across department interactions with donors and prospects. 
    • Cultivate relationships with donors
    • Work with the Gifts Manager to coordinate the Pro-forma stewardship. 
    • Participate in team meetings to help strategize donor stewardship. 
    • Pursue continuing education and training on the best practices of donor stewardship and prospect research. 
    • Execute stewardship outreach projects.

    Research / Database  

    • Utilize current software and web resources to research, organize, and evaluate potential and current donors’ financial capacity, interests, and connection to the school.  
    • Assist with addressing research as needed. 
    • Review donor lists, provide insight and advisory, and ensure donors and listings are published.  

    Development Communication 

    • Manage communication requests and scheduling.
    • Create and update communication deadlines.
    • Proofread and edit all development communications.
    • Develop a series of donor-centered communication.
    • Partner with Office of Communications to create and write development-centric stories.
    • Write copy and coordinate production of Annual Fund and campaign collateral. 

    Relationship Building

    • Attend Brentwood Academy events and develop and foster connections with prospective donors.
    • Assist with cultivation through the coordination of meetings, events, and other forms of outreach.

    Project Coordination 

    • Work in partnership with Development Team to implement projects. 
    • Gather photos of alumni children, new parents, etc. for development initiatives.
    • Send gifts for hospitalizations, funerals, and births as appropriate.
    • Ask for sponsorships and coordinate sponsorship relationships.
    • Send gifts to alumni and other constituents.

    Other Duties as Assigned by Director of Development 

    Requirements:  

    • Affirm the Brentwood Academy Statement of Faith 
    • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
    • 3-5 years of experience 
    • Independent school experience preferred  
    • Strong administrative/clerical skills  
    • High proficiency with technology  
    • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize effectively  
    • Capacity for light lifting will be required during event setup  
    • Detail-oriented  
    • Exceptional writing and editing skills  
    • Collaborative skills to coordinate with all departments on campus

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  • Journalism Teacher

    Brentwood Academy is seeking a Journalism teacher for the 2022-2023 academic year. The Journalism teacher will produce the Aerie yearbook. Knowledge of journalism, Adobe, and excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.  This position is full-time, and the salary will be commensurate with experience. All employees at Brentwood Academy will be asked to affirm our Statement of Faith. Skills and competencies.

    Qualifications

    • Applicants must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, education, or a related field
    • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and written communication skills
    • Computer literacy in Adobe, particularly InDesign and Photoshop, required  

     

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  • Upper School Mathematics Teacher

    Brentwood Academy seeks an upper school mathematics teacher for grades 9-12. It is preferred that applicants be able to teach multiple levels of math, including Algebra, Geometry, and Calculus. There is the possibility to include upper-level courses depending on the applicant’s expertise and interest. The math teacher will implement a rigorous academic program with a clear focus on student learning and will provide opportunities for individualized student growth through developmentally-appropriate learning experiences. The teacher will design and implement a wide variety of instructional strategies. 

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Teach five science classes through a Biblical worldview
    • Create well-planned lessons that clearly target specific learning goals and include multiple means to give students feedback
    • Implement instructional activities where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences
    • Develop best teaching practices to adapt teaching methods, instructional materials, and learning opportunities to meet students’ varying needs and interests
    • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals regularly
    • Collaborate with peers to enhance the instructional environment and facilitate progress in learning
    • Integrate technology to enhance instruction and feedback
    • Serve as an advisor for 10-12 students
    • Lead or assist in co-curricular activities

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If you have not already been in contact with the department chair, school director, and/or administrator related to your area of interest, please find their emails below.  You may contact them directly to share your interest, and they can also help you with any further questions.

Administrators:

Dean of Academics: Josh Davis josh_davis@brentwoodacademy.com
Substitute teaching information: Mr. Jeff Bryant jeff_bryant@brentwoodacademy.com
Middle School Director:  Mrs. Jenny Cretin jenny_cretin@brentwoodacademy.com
Upper School Director:  Mr. Andy Bradshaw andy_bradshaw@brentwoodacademy.com
Christian Life Director: Mr. Freddie Scott freddie_scott@brentwoodacademy.com
Dean of Student Academic Support: Dr. René Rochester rene_rochester@brentwoodacademy.com
Athletic Director: Mr. Cody White cody_white@brentwoodacademy.com
Finance, Facilities, and Technology: Mr. Ray Mullican ray_mullican@brentwoodacademy.com
Enrollment Management and External Affairs (Admission, College Counseling, and Communications): Dr. Bill Preble bill_preble@brentwoodacademy.com

Academic Department Chairs:

English: Mrs. Cameron Phillips cameron_phillips@brentwoodacademy.com
Fine Arts: Mr. Matt Nygren matt_nygren@brentwoodacademy.com
History: Mr. JD Binger jd_binger@brentwoodacademy.com
Mathematics: Mrs. Bonnie Hall bonnie_hall@brentwoodacademy.com
Science: Dr. Kristin Phillips kristin_phillips@brentwoodacademy.com
World Language: Mrs. Catherine Lawhorn catherine_lawhorn@brentwoodacademy.com

 

Brentwood Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin in the
administration of its admission, educational, financial aid, athletic, or school-administered policies.