Communications Associate

Staff / Part-Time

JCDS, Boston’s Jewish Community Day School, Watertown, MA

JOB TITLE: Communications Associate

OVERVIEW Provides the marketing voice and design eye for the communications, admissions and fundraising efforts at JCDS, under the direction of the Director of Development and Communications.


  • Responsible for the preparation and production of communication and marketing materials to include Annual Report and Newsletters in collaboration with staff and Board leadership
  • Maintains the website, e-mail and social media outreach
  • Responsible for photography and videography of school events and special events as needed, as well as ability to edit content.
  • Design and produce print and electronic materials for the Development and Admissions departments
  • Serves as a resource on the school’s messaging and design standards
  • Partner with staff and faculty to ensure consistent quality and efficiency of communications
  • Serves as contact for ads and other communication postings with external contacts
  • All other related duties as assigned by your manager


Reports to the Director of Development and Communications


Position is part-time, 20 hours per week, Mon-Fri 8-12


Bachelor’s degree required, two to three years of related experience in marketing and communications preferred.


  • WRITING: Demonstrated strong writing voice for marketing purposes
  • OUTREACH: Experience cultivating internal collaborations and external marketing relationships
  • DESIGN: Demonstrated skill creating attractive, effective marketing materials based on an established and consistent visual style
  • TECHNOLOGY: Ability to use all or some of the following: Microsoft Office, Adobe Design Suite, Constant Contact, Video Editing Software, social media including Facebook and Twitter
  • VIDEOGRAPHY: Must have experience with video editing i.e., inserting music, arranging in sequence, correcting errors, etc.

JCDS, Boston’s Jewish Community Day School

Watertown, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
All Gender