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Communications Associate

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Two Rivers Public Charter School | Washington, DC

Two Rivers Public Charter School

Published 5 days ago

Communications Associate



Two Rivers Public Charter School serves a diverse group of learners across three locations in Wards 5 and 6. Staff at Two Rivers create an exciting educational environment in which students and staff become a community of learners on a journey of discovery. Two Rivers uses the EL Education model, which emphasizes interactive, hands-on, project-based learning. The school focuses on the whole child, recognizing the importance of character education and the social-emotional needs of children while helping them achieve academic excellence. 


The Two Rivers staff shares a strong belief that all children can learn and be high achievers. The curriculum at Two Rivers is rigorous, standards-based, and provides opportunities for students to excel in all areas. An integrated arts program and a content-based Spanish program augment the school’s demanding academic program. These elements come together through learning expeditions that allow students to incorporate and apply their classroom learning through real world experiences. The mission of Two Rivers is to nurture a diverse group of students to become lifelong, active participants in their own education, develop a sense of self and community, and become responsible and compassionate members of society. 




The Communications Associate is integral to capturing stories from all facets of the Two Rivers community - student learning in and outside the classroom, teacher learning community, and parent engagement with the school. These stories help reinforce the Two Rivers brand. The Communications Associate reports to the Director of External Relations and will be responsible for the following:


  • Draft monthly social media calendar considering school activities and other significant events
  • Create copy, graphics, and video to engage with the Two Rivers social media community, which includes families, educators, education support organizations, businesses, and public officials 
  • Analyze social media engagement metrics across Two Rivers’ various platforms and use that data to provide suggestions on future content. 
  • Develop and edit content for school newsletters, eNewsletters, general and program brochures, and donor reports
  • Other duties as assigned





  • Belief in the Two Rivers mission and educational model
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of two years of experience in at least one of the following areas is desirable: graphic design, marketing, public or media relations, communications, and/or education
  • Highly organized with keen attention to detail 
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Strong editing skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and Google suite
  • Good technical knowledge of imaging for print, web, and mobile 
  • Basic graphic design/layout experience and familiarity with the Adobe Creative Suite and Canva
  • Experience using web content management systems (Weebly, Finalsite) desired
  • Must be able to travel independently between multiple worksites


What’s Attractive to the Right Candidate?

  • You will have the opportunity to shape a successful and growing communications program. What you bring to the table is significant to our success.
  • You will have a direct impact on educating children and setting them up for success. Our school is looked upon as a model for other educational institutions.
  • You will be part of an innovative organization where staff are respectful and responsible to one another, and where your experience, opinions, and expertise will be valued.



Two Rivers values its team of amazing professionals. Staff receive a competitive salary and benefits package; the support of a welcoming and appreciative group of families; a leadership team that values employees and provides feedback, encouragement, and accountability; professional growth opportunities; and fun colleagues - people who care about their work, work hard and want to have a good time while they’re doing it.


To Apply

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Two Rivers is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, religion, age, color, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


Communications Associate



Two Rivers Public Charter School serves a diverse group of learners across three locations in Wards 5 and 6. Staff at Two Rivers create an exciting educational environment in which students and staff…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level


Washington, DC

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