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Marketing and Communications Manager for Maternity Leave

  • 30 Sep 2020 2:03 PM
    Message # 9275347

    Reports to: Director of Development

    Effective Date: December 2020

    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.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • 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.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • 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.

    EDUCATION:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, or Journalism preferred.

    TO APPLY:

    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 hr@mhs-la.org. No phone calls please.


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