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Digital and Content Communications Manager

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SchoolTalk, Inc. | Washington, DC
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SchoolTalk, Inc.


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Published 6 days ago

August 3, 2020
July 31, 2020
$65,000 - $75,000

Position Description

SchoolTalk is seeking a Digital and Content Communications Manager to execute on web, email, content, and social media strategies. SchoolTalk has a mandate to advance and accelerate our marketing and communication initiatives as we respond to the new realities of COVID-19. We completed a 5-year strategic plan in March 2020. In addition to rolling out the new strategic plan, we are adapting to provide many of our programs online, including workshops/trainings for adults and interactive workshops with students. This will require heavy reliance on outreach through social media and email - especially for our work with young people. In all cases, we will need to establish the right mix of reach, frequency, and engagement through dynamic and compelling messages and collateral. This position reports to the Executive Director, collaborates closely with various stakeholders, and provides fast-paced, strategically informed, and tactically effective communications work.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead concepting and creation of content and messaging; collaborating with program teams from idea stage through writing, design, and delivery
  • Lead creation and distribution of content marketing materials - videos, blogs, podcasts, webinars
  • Support program staff with dynamic materials for newsletters, workshops, presentations, and events.
  • Provide creative direction for development of graphic, web, and visual elements
  • Create month-by-month calendars for all outreach and publicity channels
  • Create and manage all social media themes, messages, and calendar - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and more
  • Own and execute email campaigns, topics, key messages, and calendar
  • Identify and support public relations and media outreach as needed
  • Oversee websites: www.schooltalkdc.org and www.restorativedc.org with support of developer and admin staff
  • Collaborate with management and consultants on development of organization-wide brand platform, communication strategies, and key messages.
  • Other communication tasks assigned by Executive Director.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience as a communication specialist with strong emphasis on digital and social media platforms and activations
  • Exceptional writing and creative skills - writing exercise and samples will be required
  • Breadth and depth of experience with the latest digital and social communications tools
  • Experience collaborating on web design and content production is a plus
  • Dexterity with multiple email marketing platforms like Mailchimp and Constant Contact – experience managing lists and database
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management skills
  • Experience in the education sector, preferably in Washington, DC.
  • BS/BA in public relations, communications, or relevant field required

Awesome but Totally Not Required

  • Graduate of DC Public or Charter school
  • Spanish-speaking

Position Description

SchoolTalk is seeking a Digital and Content Communications Manager to execute on web, email, content, and social media strategies. SchoolTalk has a mandate to advance and accelerate our marketing and communication…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

How to Apply

Please submit resume, cover letter and references to careers@schooltalkdc.org (subject line: Digital and Content Communications Manager). Applications will only be accepted by email, and the position will remain open until a qualified candidate is chosen. SchoolTalk may choose not to consider incomplete or inaccurately submitted applications. No phone calls, please.

Please submit resume, cover letter and references to careers@schooltalkdc.org (subject line: Digital and Content Communications Manager). Applications will only be accepted by…

Location

1301 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Suite 350, Washington, DC 20036

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