Communications Associate

Job Type

Full Time




Elm Lea Farm
418 Houghton Brook Road
United States


The Putney School seeks a full-time Communications Associate to work directly with the Director of Communication & Marketing in representing the school through language, the website, printed matter, digital and social media, video, and external relations.

In addition to the technical skills and experience listed below, candidates must be enthusiastic fast-learners, highly organized, creative, and enjoy working with students and adults alike in a collaborative, educational environment.

A candidate must

Be a clear and compelling writer with past examples of informational or promotional writing

Have some experience working with content management systems or digital communication platforms and facility with spreadsheet operations

Have experience with SEO and social media

Have experience with Adobe graphic design software

Have experience with design, photography, or videography

Be adept at learning new software, willing to create content and materials quickly, and enjoy juggling myriad tasks

Be collaborative, communicative and responsive to feedback

An ideal candidate might also

Have experience working in communications, marketing or external relations, particularly in education

Have a portfolio of past graphic design work

Have experience managing website content in Wordpress and some knowledge of HTML/CSS

Have video editing experience

This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits beginning in July/August 2018. Compensation is commensurate with experience, and the application process will remain open until the position is filled.

To learn more about The Putney School, please visit our website

Please submit a cover letter, resumé, and links to any supplemental materials (design portfolio, websites, digital communications work, etc) to Katy Wolfe at with a subject line of “Application for Communications.”

Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement