Asst. Director of Communications and Marketing
Company: California Assosiacion of Independent Schools
Location: Newport Beach
Posted on: April 2, 2021
Asst. Director of Communications and Marketing - To Start As
Soon As Possible Description Job Location: SAGE HILL SCHOOL -
Newport Coast, CA
Position Type: Full Time
Education Level: 4 Year Degree
The primary objective of the Assistant Director of Communications
and Marketing is to tell the story of the Sage Hill School journey
by showcasing teaching and learning and the many opportunities for
students and community members to engage in the vibrant life of our
campus. This is a hands-on role, where the individual is expected
to be equally strong at both technical and strategic aspects of
communication. The position requires close collaboration with
multiple departments including Academics, Admission, Advancement,
and Library and Technology, as well as various school
constituencies, including faculty, parents and students.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:
As directed by Director of Communications and Marketing and other
school administration, research, develop, write, edit and proofread
a wide range of marketing, advancement and other school collateral
including biannual newsletter, development reports, email, letters,
presentations, and other creative communications materials in both
print and digital mediums.
Responsible for writing and editing internal communications,
advancement and marketing materials for a wide range of
communication channels (digital and print), e-mail marketing, press
releases and social media, as well as developing new web and social
media content and maintaining existing content on the School's
Responsible for managing and implementing the technical
programming, design and daily operations of the school's website
and training the school's constituency on the use of the site,
including design and creation of new website pages and
understanding website best practices for user experience, SEO and
website content optimization
Under direction of Director of Library and Technology, monitor
website usage, troubleshoot website problems and provide support
for website users and develop training materials
Assist with online registration and registration data management
for various programs and events.
Find and develop stories on specific topics to enhance the image of
the School and further fundraising efforts.
Assist in creation of multimedia content for social media accounts
including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
In partnership with the Director of Communications and Marketing,
format and send bulk email, create and update news, events and
design of website as needed. Develop new web content and maintain
existing content on the School's website to support overall
All other duties as assigned by the Director of Communications and
Communicate politely and effectively by phone and in writing.
Enthusiasm for web tools and ability to keep up and basic website
Highly versatile writer who can move seamlessly from writing
effective news releases and evocative marketing copy to nuanced
Supervisory Duties: None
Bachelor's Degree, preferably with emphasis in journalism,
communications or similar.
Accomplished writer and editor with experience creating, developing
and managing stories for print and electronic media.
Proven experience in website design, management and online
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to learn new systems quickly.
A self-starter who takes initiative given basic direction; needs
minimal oversight in executing responsibilities.
Ability to use sound judgment, work independently, and coordinate
effectively with a team.
Competency with content management and creation systems especially
Adobe CS, including Photoshop, and Microsoft Word (experience with
Blackbaud/OnMessage/Whipple Hill is a plus).
Competency manipulating data in Microsoft Excel, database
experience a plus.
Experience with HTML/CSS a plus.
CAIS is an organization of approximately 200elementary, middle and
secondary schools in California. The Association serves and
strengthens its schools by:
- setting standards of academic quality and ethical
- facilitating the professional growth of faculty,
administrators, and trustees
- promoting ethnic and socio-economic diversity
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