Oak Meadow, based out of Putney, Vermont, is a nationally recognized and accredited K-12 distance learning school and homeschool curriculum provider.  We seek resourceful, dynamic individuals to join our talented, inclusive group of educational professionals in supporting Oak Meadow’s growing community of distance learning families.

Our staff and faculty are deeply committed to providing an engaging, personalized education for our students. Administrative and warehouse staff members work together in Putney, Vermont. Faculty members work from home, and come together in person or on Zoom for faculty meetings devoted to the sharing and cultivation of best practices in distance learning.

Before applying for any positions, we recommend reading the mission and core values behind our award-winning curriculum and our unique distance learning model (Oak Meadow was the first distance program to earn accreditation by the prestigious New England Association of Schools and Colleges). You might also want to meet our faculty and staff, and browse our bookstore to familiarize yourself with our curriculum.

To apply, please send a letter of interest with your resume to hr@oakmeadow.com. In your letter, be sure to tell us how your experience could support the Oak Meadow mission.

Current Openings

Director of Marketing and Communications

If you can work both independently and with a stellar team, have superb verbal and written communication skills, and count time management as one of your superpowers, you may be just the person we are looking for. Who are “we”? Oak Meadow, a nationally known K-12 distance learning school and homeschool curriculum provider. Entering our 50th year, we are dedicated to “helping students and families experience the joy of learning and create meaningful change in the world”.

As Director of Marketing and Communications, you would be responsible for establishing and implementing a strategic marketing plan to capitalize on market opportunities and engage consumers to generate demand. You would work with the Co-Executive Directors and the Leadership Team to build on Oak Meadow’s integrated, multi-channel marketing strategy to increase brand awareness, generate a flow of customer leads, and measure return on marketing investments.

Ideal qualifications

  • Business or marketing-related degree or equivalent professional qualification
  • Depth of experience in all aspects of developing and implementing marketing strategies
  • Excellent skills in digital marketing and website data analysis
  • Extra points for familiarity with the K-12 educational market and/or homeschooling

Required skillset

  • Great interpersonal and communication (verbal & written) skills; a builder of bridges and relationships with internal and external partners
  • Proven ability to manage multiple workstreams with potentially competing priorities
  • Enjoy creative, innovative problem solving
  • Self-motivation and resourcefulness yet ease with working collaboratively
  • Whiz-like facility with Google products (Workspace, Analytics, AdWords, Search Console), WordPress, and Constant Contact
  • Experience in digital (including email) marketing, social media platforms, SEO and content marketing, digital advertising and analytics

Primary responsibilities

  • Develop a comprehensive and aligned strategic marketing plan
  • Own the collection and analysis of consumer insights to inform our product development team
  • Maintain consistent branding and messaging across all organization marketing and communications
  • Track and analyze digital marketing activity and develop targeted and remarketing plans
  • Negotiate new and existing advertising and promotion contracts with industry partners including market influencers
  • Monitor competitive activity, industry trends and best practices

This is a 40 hour per week salaried, benefited position with a salary range of $60,000 – $75,000. While in-office connecting is essential, there is the possibility for some remote work. If you’ve ticked the boxes, we’d love to hear from you. Please send your resume along with a letter of interest telling us how your skills and experience would help Oak Meadow continue with our mission, to HR@Oakmeadow.com. HR@Oakmeadow.com.

Oak Meadow provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Oak Meadow complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Oak Meadow expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.