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Digital Communications Coordinator

Company: Stevenson School
Location: Pebble Beach
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

- is a PK-12 co-educational, college-preparatory, boarding and day school with enrollment of 770 students on two campuses in beautiful . The Upper Division campus (Grades 9-12) is located in Pebble Beach. The Lower/Middle Campus (Grades PK-8) is in nearby Carmel-by-the-Sea. Stevenson is a mission driven school that aims to help students shape joyful lives while instilling a passion for learning and achievement to prepare them for success in school and beyond. The core values of the community are safety, trust, respect, belonging, and inclusion.In keeping with Stevenson's core values, we seek candidates who demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion. Stevenson is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. Candidates from underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.Stevenson School is seeking a Digital Communications Coordinator to join our growing Communications team. Immediate start is preferred. Reporting to the Director of Digital Communications, the Digital Communications Coordinator (DCC) will manage systems and create and coordinate content for digital communications channels; including the website, social media, and e-newsletters.The ideal candidate will be an experienced digital communications professional who possesses expertise across a wide variety of digital media, has high level systems experience, an interest in and aptitude for data analytics, and is a talented writer/editor with superior organizational skills and the ability to effectively manage multiple projects concurrently. A positive attitude and enthusiasm to engage with all members of the School community are a must. This is a 12-month/year position. Portfolio samples will be required at point of application and a technical fluency screening will be included in the interview process.Stevenson is pleased to offer transportation support and accommodations, as needed, along with an introduction to the local area, for those candidates who travel from outside of the region for on-campus employment interviews. In addition to competitive salary, Stevenson is pleased to provide a generous benefits package with housing support available for eligible employees. A delicious lunch is included daily for all employees.Responsibilities Include:

Support Director of Digital Communications and entire communications team in the planning, development, and execution of all Stevenson communications projects -Collaborate with all members of communications team on strategic brand advancementBuild templated registrations and integrated communications appropriate for all school eventsEngage with the school community on an ongoing basis to create content for the School website and all social media platformsProvide editorial content and coverage in support of special events, performing arts, athletics and other programs on campus, as well as Advancement and Admissions Office initiatives and those of other departments, as neededPartner with DDC to update and maintain the School's websiteMaintain Stevenson's website user portals ensuring currency and consistency with broader communications effortsSupport maintenance and organization of the School's email distribution process within Slate; -Monitor communications department inbox and appropriately direct requestsHelp to manage and process incoming communication requests using a project management system ( content produced by colleagues within and external to Communications Department; proofing for accuracy and adherence to Stevenson guidelinesWork closely and productively with all members of the Communications staff to understand timing of all projects and ensure cohesive messagingSupport creation of and maintain department production schedule and monitor work "ticket" systemCoordinate projects from point of request through to completion; ensure timely delivery via tracking and monitoring of status of all projectsManage social media channels and collaborate on strategies to heighten effectiveness of campaignsProvide website and digital platform analytics to share data-based recommendationsLiaise with vendors and stay current with social media best practices and technologyConduct interviews, develop scripts, and distribute editorial content appropriatelyAttend school events to develop content and understanding of school culturePlace all insertion orders and oversee processing of all invoices -Other duties as assigned -Required Qualifications:
A bachelor's degree in Communications or related2+ years of meaningful experience in a communications/marketing role, preferably within an educational institutionAbility to think strategically about the school's communications needsExcellent written and verbal communication skills; writing samples will be requestedSuperior proofreading ability
Advanced ability with a wide array of communications technology, visual applications and programs including Google docs, Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Creative Cloud, and all social media platforms
Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to connect with all members of the community and ability to creatively solve problems by working collaboratively with stakeholdersAbility to manage multiple projects simultaneously through production, meet deadlines while addressing competing priorities, and clearly communicate project status and needsExcellent organizational skills and the ability to manage a large library of digital editorial content -Attention to detail and commitment to accuracy in all aspects of workAbility to maintain absolute confidentiality and the integrity of all aspects of information disseminated within or external to the school communityCommitment to being part of a diverse, equitable and inclusive school communityAdvanced knowledge of - analytics for digital platforms (e.g., website, social media channels, etc.) and ability to develop recommendations based on dataFamiliarity with Slate and WordPressHigh level proficiency with a variety of systems and platforms and willingness and enthusiasm to quickly get up to speed with others, as neededProficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and Google SuiteStrong design senseAvailability to work occasional evening and weekend hours, as neededWorking knowledge of copyright laws, - image licensing, digital privacy laws, and accessibility guidelines (i.e. WCAG 2.0)Preferred Qualifications:
Photography and video editing skillsPrevious experience in an independent school settingBackground with brand managementSpanish proficiency -Interested candidates are invited to use the link provided to submit a resume to:Susan Fahey Khanna, Director of Human Resources -Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Stevenson School, Salinas , Digital Communications Coordinator, Other , Pebble Beach, California

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