Marketing Design Specialist

The Position:

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy is seeking a Marketing Design Specialist.  

This position is responsible for working with others to develop and execute all communication (internally and externally) on behalf of CVCA.  This is a full-time, exempt position that reports directly to the Director, Enrollment and Communications.

Ministry Overview:

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy is a non-profit ministry that is dedicated to Educating and Cultivating Servants for Christ. We are a middle and senior high school committed to high academic standards. Our biblically-integrated, college-preparatory curriculum is delivered by a dedicated staff of Christian professionals. We are committed to teaching from a biblical worldview and philosophy. We are committed to providing our students with experiences that will foster in them a servant’s heart, including extra-curricular activities, interscholastic athletics, music, theater, short-term mission trips, and numerous service opportunities. CVCA aims to create a Christian school community characterized by transforming relationships that produce a lived-out faith in the lives of our students, our faculty and our staff.

Ministry Requirements:

  • Maintains a personal, active relationship with Jesus Christ and is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ
  • Faithfully upholds CVCA in prayer
  • Participates in chapel as schedule permits
  • Demonstrates behavior aligned with CVCA’s Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, Core Values, policies, and expectations
  • Effectively represents Jesus Christ to those within both personal and professional spheres of influence

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Design and organize communication activities that support the admissions, marketing, development and public relations objectives of CVCA 
  • Ensure clear, intentional, engaging and transparent communication between and among all the constituencies (present, past and future) of CVCA 
  • Manage brand image by maintaining messaging on several different platforms.
  • Build relationships with constituencies to best execute their communication goals.
  • Assist and collaborate with others to help create fact based, thoughtful plans to help design and market the initiatives of the advancement team as well as the school community.
  • Create content used for website, publications, communications, marketing materials and event material.
  • Plan digital marketing campaigns geared at growth and engagement, including web, SEO/SEM, email, social media and display advertising for the purposes of recruitment, retention, and donor and alumni engagement.
  • Protect the CVCA brand in all of its forms from apparel and merchandise, print, digital platforms, physical space and overall marketing voice.
  • Promote CVCA among every constituency with creativity, excellence and attention to the mission and heart of the school
  • Update and maintain the website (WordPress)

What we are looking for:

  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal, written and presentation)
  • Organization skills
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Operate with a sense of urgency
  • Work well both on a team and independently
  • High capacity to balance multiple projects simultaneously and deliver results on time
  • Basic knowledge of WordPress, Constant Contact or other email software.  Social Media a plus.
  • Design skills
  • Attention to detail

What you need:

  • Experience in WordPress (Elementor) preferred
  • Bachelors / Masters degree in Marketing or a related field
  • 1-3 years of creative design experience

What you can expect:

  • A focused effort to impact others and make a difference in their lives for Jesus Christ
  • A Christ-honoring and collaborative work environment
  • An excellent workplace/facility to work in
  • Fair and just compensation

How to apply:

Please apply by submitting a cover letter, your resume, and the CVCA Application to  HR@cvcaroyals.org

To complete the Digital Application:

  1.  Open the CVCA Employment Application pdf.
  2.  Complete the Application online.
  3.  Save your changes.
  4.  Download the completed Application to your desktop.
  5.  Email your completed CVCA Employment Application pdf and all other required documents to HR@cvcaroyals.org.

About CVCA:

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy, founded in 1968, is a private, college-preparatory, non-denominational Christian middle and high school that seeks to educate and cultivate servants for Christ. Students meet rigorous admissions standards both academically and spiritually. CVCA’s 850 students, of whom 25% represent minority populations, come from a seven-county area. Our facilities include a 177,000 square-foot building with state-of-the-art technology, 7 science labs, 31,000 square-foot fieldhouse and competition gymnasium, a 600-seat chapel/auditorium, and 70 acres of sports facilities, including a turf stadium and all-weather track. CVCA is fully committed to maintaining an ethnically/culturally diverse faculty and student body within a biblical community.