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Kamehameha Schools is hiring for a Senior Consultant, Communications Strategy at Kawaiahaʻo Plaza! With direction from the Strategic Communication director, the Senior Consultant will provide senior level consultation to CEO, executives and senior leaders to re-imagine communications strategies and methods that dramatically enhance KS’ image and reputation internally, with key stakeholders, and with the local community and beyond.

Minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism or related field.
  • Minimum of 8 years directly related work experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, execute and manage strategic communications plans and long-term projects that deliver strategic outcomes to targeted audiences. Demonstrated ability to hold sensitive information in confidence and operate with discretion.
  • Strong customer service orientation, and models leadership behavior with colleagues and clients. Highly skilled at meeting budget requirements and delivery deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work proactively and creatively with diverse personalities and interests toward identifying and meeting a common and beneficial objective.
  • Ability to transform complex and detailed information into straightforward and clear key messages that effectively communicate and accurately reflect KS’s brand, position and intent.

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Kamehameha Schools is a private educational trust founded in 1884 by Ke Ali‘i Bernice Pauahi Bishop. As the last royal descendant of the Kamehameha line, she dedicated her assets to improving the conditions of Native Hawaiians. Pauahi’s vision of ho‘ōla lāhui — revitalizing a people — drives us to help shape a thriving and vibrant future for Native Hawaiians.

As an educational institution, students are at the center of all we do. Kamehameha Schools offers a dynamic, innovative, and collaborative work environment for individuals who embrace culture and diversity, are growth minded, and understand that pilina — relationship building — both internal and external are critical to our success. We are deeply committed to strengthening Hawaiian identity throughout our organization and finding the right people for the right roles, who bring talent and passion to our mission.

With the support of over 4,000 regular and temporary staff, Kamehameha Schools believes in enabling our students to grow into culturally engaged local and global servant leaders of their communities.

Kamehameha Schools’ current workforce is comprised of full- and part-time, on-call, and seasonal employees who work in various positions at locations across Hawai‘i pae ‘āina (group of islands), including three K-12 campuses, 29 preschools, and other regional and support offices. Download our brochure to learn more about the type of positions offered and how to apply.

Kamehameha Schools’ greatest priority is to provide a safe learning and working environment for our haumāna and staff. In order to create a strong culture of safety, we expect all employees, with steadfast determination, to exemplify KS’ core values of:

KS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, marital status, arrest and court record, credit history, status as a victim of domestic or sexual violence, among other things, as provided for by State and Federal law.

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