The Marketing & Communications Manager position is a fast-paced role that touches all aspects of school life – crisis communications, admission/recruiting, development, day-to-day school activities and beyond. This temporary position will be taking over the communications responsibilities of the Director of Marketing & Communications while she is on maternity leave. This position requires applicants to have strong writing skills, fine-tuned attention to detail, great organizational and time management skills, as well as the ability to think creatively and quickly on your feet.
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Be on call to create and communicate necessary information to the internal and external Marymount community, including all emergency and crisis updates.
Create and manage monthly and weekly communications calendar(s) and execute plans as it relates to website, social media, e-newsletters, etc.
Coordinate, create and produce weekly parent e-newsletters.
Coordinate, proofread, format and send emails (“pushpages”) as necessary to the community.
Research, cover, and write weekly school news articles for public-facing communication channels with the ability to utilize the school’s distinct voice.
Cover activities occurring on- and off-campus to promote through social media channels and the school’s website.
Oversee and manage the maintenance of Marymount’s website while updating content regularly to ensure site’s accuracy.
Ensure the highest level of professionalism in all written communication that represents the school while providing editorial support for cross-functional teams (Development, Admission, Student Life, Athletics, etc.).
Event and activity photography and photo editing, as necessary.
Other additional assignments, duties and projects as assigned.
Minimum of 2-3 years of professional experience with demonstrated skills, knowledge and success in the execution of communications, marketing, and content creation.
Big picture thinker with strong creative and writing talent.
Highly detail-oriented with an ability to juggle multiple projects and deadlines.
Extremely strong writer, with solid editorial experience.
Commitment to working with cross-functional teams.
Ability to work effectively across all constituencies within a school ecosystem (administrators, faculty, staff, students, parents and alumnae).
Ability to juggle multiple projects at a time.
Comfortable working around high school-aged kids.
Commitment to the mission of Marymount High School, an Independent-Catholic all-girls school.
Previous experience working within an independent school, religious school, and/or other nonprofit organizations.
Proficient in today’s digital tools including content management systems (Blackbaud - onMessage), email automation tools and CRM systems (Hubspot), database management (Blackbaud - CORE), general presentation and office applications (Google Suite and Microsoft Office).
Graphic design skills (knowledge in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator).
An eye for photography.
Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, or Journalism preferred.
Please submit 2-3 writing samples from previous work experience along with any other design materials/portfolio items you would like to share, as well as a thoughtful cover letter to supplement your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
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About Marymount High School
Marymount is an Independent, Catholic all-girls high school that fosters confidence, joy, leadership, and a sense of greater purpose in each student. Education of the whole girl is one of the most important pillars upon which the academic and co-curricular programs are built. The school celebrates the individuality of each student, empowering girls to become their best selves academically, emotionally and socially. Established in 1923 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (RSHM), Marymount High School shares the tradition of an international network of schools including sister schools in New York, Europe, and South America. Located in Westwood/Bel Air, just north of UCLA in Los Angeles, Marymount is an Apple Distinguished School featuring a 1 to 1 laptop program and other integrated educational technology.