Beauvoir, The National Cathedral Elementary School
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Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing
Beauvoir, The National Cathedral Elementary School
Location: Washington, D.C.
Type: Full Time
Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, seeks an energetic, thoughtful, dedicated, and detail-minded Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing to assist in executing a strategic digital communications and marketing plan to advance the institution’s mission and vision. Reporting to the Director of Communications and Marketing.
The Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing must be a strong writer and have a passion for storytelling, a strong working knowledge of current digital-communications best practices, a meticulous attention to detail, an open and collaborative spirit, and a commitment to education.
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop and promote key messages and branding that align with institutional
Manage all digital media and print publications, including the annual Views magazine,
Manage and deploy all weekly communications and strategic communications as directed.
Serve as web content producer and
Serve as the School’s photographer.
Manage and execute a social media
Execute an inbound-marketing strategy to assist Admissions in recruiting prospective families to the
Operate the School’s CMS and other
Create digital graphics for web and social
Serve as copyeditor on school messages and
Understand and track digital analytics for the
Shoot video as needed.
FUNCTIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Skilled storyteller with experience creating compelling, engaging, and ROI-driven digital content.
Strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work
Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, basic HTML, social media tools, video editing, and web publishing.
Strong photography skills.
Experience with Blackbaud
Experience executing online and print advertising campaigns.
Ability to work independently; a self-starter with a high level of integrity and the ability to exercise confidentiality and
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to many constituencies including parents, donors, volunteers, and colleagues.
Professionalism, maturity, flexibility, good judgment, and humor.
A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in marketing and communications, superior digital marketing skills, and a strong grasp of communications-industry best
A commitment to mission-driven
Experience in independent schools
Experience managing vendor and consultant relationships.
Ability to work evenings and weekends, as necessary.
Passing periodic background checks, FBI background check and, at the discretion of the school, drug, and alcohol
Excellent interpersonal and communication
Strong writing and editing skills; ability to write and format professional correspondence, memos, support documentation, press releases, and articles.
Mature judgment and discretion; ability to maintain confidentiality and composure under pressure.
Consistent and prompt
Compliance with the provisions of the Beauvoir Faculty & Staff Handbook.
The position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, climbing stairs, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, and stooping in the performance of daily
The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in preparing reports using a computer
The position requires near and far vision for reading and preparing written reports and other documents.
Acute hearing is also required when providing phone
The need to lift, drag, push, and pull files, reports, and other materials weighing up to 25 pounds is required.
TO APPLY: Interested applicants should email a cover letter and résumé to Lisa Gilcrest at [email protected].
Beauvoir the National Cathedral Elementary School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
Nothing in this Job Description restricts the School’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time. This position is at will, which means that either the employee or the School may terminate the relationship at any time, with or without notice and for any reason or no reason.
About Beauvoir, The National Cathedral Elementary School
At Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, we provide an extraordinary early childhood education in a diverse community that values every individual. Beauvoir’s program encourages creative, courageous learners and builds an enduring foundation for a lifelong spirit of inquiry and joy in learning.
We hold a "beautiful view" of childhood. We embrace learning as a lifelong endeavor and are committed to building a community where every child grows, explores, questions, creates, and achieves-individually and together. We align our practices, decisions, and investments with our goal to be a child-centered, safe, and deeply engaging learning community.