Executive Positions

Senior Vice President Marketing and Communication

Brandeis University has retained the Executive Search Firm, The Ward Group, to the lead the search efforts. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to: info@wardgroup.com and reference “Brandeis” in the subject line.

Opportunity Proposition

In this newly constituted, pivotal role, you will join Brandeis’ leadership team at a watershed moment for the University and for higher education at large. Overseeing marketing and communications for the University, you will build and lead a center-led, innovative, and strategic team. You will have the opportunity to develop and ensure timely execution of integrated marketing and communications initiatives that maximize opportunities for the university, schools, colleges, departments, and institutes. You will have a material impact on the university’s brand, visibility and standing in the marketplace.

Principal Responsibility

Lead and advance the university’s marketing, communications, and branding initiatives, in alignment with the President’s vision and priorities, to elevate Brandeis’ regional, national, and global visibility and reputation. Collaborate with senior leadership across all schools, colleges, centers, institutes, and departments to ensure that internal and external initiatives are comprehensive, integrated, results-oriented, and convey a consistent brand message and image. This leader will be responsible for developing and implementing a transparent and detailed plan including strategic, operational, and fiscal management for branding, digital strategy, external relations, and internal communications for the university, across all channels and audiences.