Digital Communications Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/09/2018

Address

3500 Woodley Road, NW
Washington
DC
20016
United States

Description

Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, seeks an energetic, thoughtful, and dedicated Digital Communications Coordinator to assist in executing a strategic digital communications and marketing plan to advance the institution’s mission and vision. Reporting to the Associate Director of Communications, the Digital Communications Coordinator must have a passion for storytelling, a strong working knowledge of current digital marketing best practices, and a commitment to education. 


Essential Duties

  • Develop and promote key messages and branding that align with institutional priorities.
  • Manage all digital media and print publications. 
  • Manage and deploy all weekly communications and strategic communications from school leaders.
  • Serve as lead web content producer and editor.
  • Manage and execute a social media plan.
  • Oversee all advertising.
  • Execute an inbound-marketing strategy to assist Admissions in recruiting prospective families to the school.
  • Operate the school’s CMS and other systems.
  • Create digital graphics for web and social media.
  • Serve as lead copyeditor on school messages and publications.

 

Required 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 environment.
  • Experience executing online advertising campaigns.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, basic HTML, social media tools, video editing, web publishing.
  • Experience with Blackbaud preferred. 
  • Ability to work independently; a self-starter with a high level of integrity and the ability to exercise confidentiality and discretion.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to many constituencies including parents, donors, volunteers, and colleagues.
  • Professionalism, maturity, flexibility, good judgment and humor.

 

Required Education and Experience

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in marketing and communications, superior digital marketing skills, and a strong grasp of communications industry best practices.
  • A commitment to mission-driven organizations.
  • Experience in independent schools preferred.
  • Experience managing vendor and consultant relationships.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please email a cover letter and résumé to Jenny Towns, Associate Director of Communications (jenny.towns@cathedral.org).


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