Digital Communications Coordinator

Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School - Washington, DC (30+ days ago)

Full-time

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.

Job Type: Full-time