Communications and Admissions Associate

Heschel Day School | Northridge, CA, United States

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Posted Date 7/10/2024


Communications and Admissions Associate

Full Time, On-site

Northridge, CA


Heschel is a dynamic transitional kindergarten through eighth grade educational community grounded in the Jewish values of community, citizenship, and service. Since its founding in 1972, the leadership, administration, and community at Heschel have established and continued the foundations of a culture of philanthropy that helps us continue to be a dynamic school: a place of academic strength, Jewish values, warmth, and wonder.

Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School cultivates students' natural sense of wonder into an exceptionally rich education that encourages critical thinking, creativity, and compassion. In partnership with our families, we inspire our students to become kind, empowered individuals committed to the values of the Jewish people, the vitality of Israel, and repairing our world.

The Communications and Admissions Associate role reports to the Chief Financial Officer and is part of Heschel’s Communications Team. The team’s job is to implement Heschel’s strategic communications, and admissions initiatives that foster the school’s vision and mission.

Summary of role:

  • Communications Responsibilities:
    • In collaboration with Events and Marketing Manager, streamline internal and external communications
    • Consistently manage the school website and update as needed
    • Support on-campus events
    • Support content creation
  • Admissions Responsibilities:
    • Conduct initial inquiry intake with prospective families
    • Create and organize prospective student files
    • Enroll students in Blackbaud
    • Create and manage student rosters
  • Office Responsibilities:
    • Welcome guests to front office
    • Assist Faculty and Staff as needed
    • Answer phones when available
    • collaborate with front office staff throughout the day

What you bring:

To the Role

  • At least 2 years of demonstrated experience, ideally working in a school, in communications from planning to execution to reporting.
  • A bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism, creative writing, or a related field; OR equivalent combination of education and experience (2+ years of experience may be substituted for bachelor’s degree)
  • Ability to balance multiple high-pressure time-sensitive projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency with Google Workspace for Education, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, a working knowledge of image and file formats, CRMs commonly used by not-for-profit organizations (Blackbaud); and a working knowledge of CSM web tools, student information systems, browsers, and other emerging web technologies.

To the Team/School

  • A proactive collaborator with the ability to work with colleagues on various projects.
  • A lifelong learner who is eager to build upon their skillset and evolve to stay on top of the latest marketing and workforce development trends.
  • Ability to interface with parents, businesses, other departments, leadership team, board members and partners with a high level of professionalism.
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and build relationships between members of the organization.
  • A team player and assisting with front office duties at busier times.


  • Medical Insurance, Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Time, Paid Vacation, 403(b) Retirement Plan, Flexible Spending Account
  • Access to Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability.
  • Hourly Range: $21.00 - $26.00
  • This position is not remote and requires five days a week on campus.

Please send resumes and cover letters directly to [email protected].

Salary21.00 - 26.00 Hour
Full Time
Admissions Associate
Organization Type
Education & Schools
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Sick Days | Vision
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