Associate Director of Communications

Staff / Full-Time

Eaglebrook School, Deerfield, MA

THE POSITION
Can you tell a compelling story? Create communications that would entice prospective families to attend Eaglebrook School or inspire potential donors to take action? This position requires a dynamic, detail-oriented self-starter with strong writing, editing, and communications skills.
The Associate Director of Communications will support the admissions, marketing, academic, and advancement departments.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Contribute to School’s marketing strategy
  • Write weekly compelling content for Eaglebrook School marketing, admissions, advancement, and academic channels
  • Write long features for the School magazine
  • Manage the School’s social media accounts using
  • Produce and edit video content for the School website and YouTube account
  • Keep the data and information on the School website accurate and up-to-date
  • Build special event forms and landing pages
  • Create and produce appropriate special event and marketing materials, postcards, invitations, and publications
  • Edit and post all photo albums to the School’s Flickr page & website
  • Gather content and write newsletters sent to employees, parents, students, and alumni on a weekly and bi-weekly basis
  • Review and edit content in publications, bulk email, website, and other communications from the School to ensure brand consistency in all School publications
  • Collaborate with the School’s videographer, designer, printer, and other vendors
  • Assist with managing vendors, including off-site designers, printers, and mail houses, for various print projects.
  • Assist with Newsletters and other Communications
  • Assist with Crisis Communications
  • Be willing to work with students teaching an elective or coaching
  • Additional related duties as assigned
REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and 2-5 years experience; or commensurate work-related experience
  • Experience in news, web, and long feature writing
  • Experience in movie and photo editing programs
  • Effective written and oral communicator, organized and must be comfortable working/interacting with people across all ages and levels
  • Similar work with an independent school or college/university is a plus
  • Appreciation and enthusiasm for Eaglebrook School’s mission and values and the ability to incorporate them in communications across media types
  • A warm, empathetic demeanor and a collaborative and flexible nature
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong work ethic and integrity
  • Experience with diverse cultural populations

Eaglebrook School

Deerfield, MA
Middle School, High School
Boarding, Day
Boys