57 Holton Street
The Communications Associate has primary oversight for German International School Boston’s brand. We employ our website, social media outlets, annual advertising campaign, school newsletter, events, and other digital/print communication to recruit new students, retain current families, intrigue would-be friends, and affirm long-term partners. This is a 40 hrs/week position with full benefits.
Reports to the Head of Administration.
Update and execute annual communications plan
Create and/or supervise design & production of marketing collateral (print, digital, merchandise)
Maintain and enrich the School’s website, gisbos.org
Solicit, compile and share news and events, primarily through our Weekly Update newsletter
Manage and develop content for GISB’s social media platforms
Implement annual advertising campaign (including concept development and design management)
Ongoing internal style training; support staff & faculty with copywriting, proofreading, branding
Design and distribute broadcast emails
Initiate and manage public relations strategy
Support Admission Director with events (eg three annual Open Houses)
Support Advancement Director with events (eg annual Gala fundraiser)
Knowledge and Skills:
Appreciation of German culture required; proficiency in German language strongly preferred
Demonstrated ability to manage creative projects from concept to delivery
Outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills
Experience with web management including basic analytics skills, basic HTML, familiarity with Wordpress or similar content management system
Digital photography and design skills; familiarity with Photoshop, Publisher, or similar
Familiarity with marketing email tools e.g. MailChimp
Extraordinary attention to detail reflected in strong writing and editorial skills
A sense of humor
Education and Work Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
3 to 5 years of design and communications experience including marketing production (costing, vendor management, design and production)
- Medical and Dental Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Long-term and Short Term Disability Insurance
- Abundant Paid Time Off
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- and more...
Level of Language Proficiency
Appreciation of German culture required; proficiency in German language strongly preferred.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
To apply please email your resume and a thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience could benefit our organization and how you learned about this position to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please include Communications Associate in the subject line of your email.