The Marketing and Communications Associate will be part of a team responsible for admission, recruitment, and marketing--specifically digital advertising, social media, graphic design, video, photography, and copywriting. Reporting to the Director of Admissions and Marketing, this individual will highlight school programs, activities, initiatives and accomplishments.
The Marketing and Communications Associate will be focused, energetic, and success-oriented; have strong time-management and organizational skills; have excellent verbal and written communication skills; be able to establish and maintain collegial relationships among all school constituents; have a sense of humor; and be a self-starter and motivator, able to meet deadlines.
The successful candidate will be interested in education and in learning about Siena's mission, and will be able to assume a multifaceted role in a fast-paced work environment. A successful candidate will have 1-3 years experience, preferably in an independent school, as well as a talent for marketing, communications, and design. All applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
About The Siena School
The Siena School, grades 4-12, is entering its 13th year, with an expanding enrollment. The Siena School prepares bright, college-bound students with language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia, to become confident, curious learners who understand their personal strengths and gain the tools and strategies to excel.
This position would be asked to:
Design and manage content for various school print and digital materials
Consistently and effectively represent Siena on social media platforms
Analyze data generated from the performance of social media posts and suggest/apply new strategies as needed
Create and manage content for Siena’s website and blog
Manage and coordinate content provided for a weekly e-newsletter for parents
Create content for important email announcements
Act as the school reporter, seeking out stories, videos, testimonials, etc. from teachers, students and staff that showcase our educational excellence
Assist the Director of Admissions and Marketing with brand management and guideline enforcement
Work with faculty and staff to produce, manage and brand materials (digital and print collateral, slide decks, videos, etc.)
Attend occasional evening and weekend events (e.g. graduation, school fairs)
Perform additional duties as required
Up-to-date experience with industry leading software and technologies (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop; video editing; basic website content management systems)
Knowledge of email marketing applications (iContact, Constant Contact, etc.)
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Experience working within popular social media platforms
Photo/video production experience a plus
Ability to prioritize and juggle multiple projects simultaneously
Background working in an education environment is preferred
Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS is preferred but not required
This 12-month position will require some occasional non-traditional work hours, including evening and weekend events.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit resumes and portfolios of past work (PDF or URL) by email to email@example.com
Internal Number: 54
About The Siena School
The Siena School has become a national leader in educating bright, college-bound students with mild to moderate language-based learning differences. With 125 students in grades 4-12, including 40% students of color, the school has completed a new wing, increasing capacity to over 150 students. The school has presented at national and international conferences, including the NAIS Annual Conference, and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.