The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) is located in the vibrant downtown of Asheville, NC, a cosmopolitan city set amid the splendor of the Blue Ridge mountains. We're a small non-profit with big plans: seeking to multiply our effectiveness as the public voice for college-prep boarding schools, and to broaden our services as the essential resource for boarding school educators.
We're blessed with a superlative Board, stable management, financial solidity, strategic clarity, and a loyal membership we're dedicated to serving exceptionally well.
Our work environment is friendly, dynamic and results-oriented. Our people tend to be equally comfortable working autonomously or in collaboration. They're entrepreneurial and goal-directed but enjoy laughing (often at themselves). When we hire, we look for uncompromising integrity, real talent, a demonstrated record of making an impact, and collegiality.
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) seeks a part-time Marketing Associate. The appointment is temporary (4-6 months) and part-time (25 hrs/weeK), with potential for full-time employment
A growing, Asheville-based non-profit, TABS serves the needs of roughly 300 college-preparatory boarding schools in the U.S., Canada, and overseas. It is the voice of the industry, a professional resource for member schools, and the leading authority for families seeking information about the benefits of living and learning in an academic, college-prep community.
Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Marketing Associate provides administrative, research, and organizational support for TABS international and domestic recruitment and PR initiatives. The position also assists with communications to the association’s member schools.
Sample tasks include:
- Executing creative, timely and accurate email campaigns
- Maintaining a marketing calendar
- Curating relevant content for use in online news postings and social media
- Monitoring and updating various social media profiles and TABS website
- Coordinating travel and shipments for Marketing department
- Researching in-country contacts for international recruitment efforts
- Updating various databases and spreadsheets
The successful candidate will be self-starting, versatile, professional, committed to producing excellent and timely work, and well-suited to a friendly, high-energy, results-oriented environment. Should be comfortable working in a small office, under deadline, on both individual and team-based projects.
Bachelor’s degree required; boarding school knowledge a plus. Sterling character, outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail, and passionate customer focus are mandatory.
The candidate should be fluent with computers (Mac), the web and social media; have a solid proficiency across the Microsoft Office Suite; and knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia Dreamweaver, and basic HTML.
Please email a letter of interest and résumé to TABS@TABS.org or submit via mail to:
TABS Marketing Department
One North Pack Square, Suite 301
Asheville NC 28801
Phone calls and faxes will not be accepted. TABS office will contact you if interested in pursuing a conversation.