Communications Manager @ Schechter Boston

Communications Manager

Schechter Boston creates a Jewish educational experience where each child, 15 months through eighth grade, is known, belongs, is engaged and is inspired. Faculty, staff and students at Schechter benefit from a highly-collaborative, mutually-supportive environment in which each person’s individual strengths are recognized and cultivated, and are vital to the success and learning of the community as a whole. Individuals who work at Schechter Boston must thrive in a culture that lives every day by the following cultural values:

Believing there is no limit to better
Providing honest and kind feedback
Failing forward
Leaning into complexity
Being kinder than necessary

As the Communications Manager, you will oversee both the strategy and implementation for all school communications. The ideal candidate will be an excellent writer, be well-versed in both digital and print marketing, and have an eye for detail and design. The Communications Manager reports to the Director of Enrollment and Advancement, supporting admission and development efforts, as well as school-wide functions.

Specific responsibilities include:
Digital and Print Marketing: oversee all aspect of digital and traditional marketing, including email newsletters, social media, flyers, advertisements, invitations, and all other print, graphic and social media content
Social Media: create and implement the school’s social media strategy in order to provide a window into the school experience in order to engage current and future families
School Website: oversee all aspects of Schechter’s website, including updates and and content
School Swag: manage and promote the school store and coordinate swag offerings
Press Relations: develop key relationships and share news with select local and national press
Publications: partner with team members to produce the school’s weekly communications, magazine, annual report and other publications as needed
Photography and Videography: Work with parents and teachers to capture moments in students’ lives that can be showcased on social media.
Collaboration: act as a key team player with colleagues to support communication efforts as part of their work

You are a thoughtful and fast writer and editor who is able to quickly edit and synthesize content and feedback from multiple sources
You have experience in graphic design and are well-versed in Google products, iMovie or other video editing program and Adobe Creative Suite tools—including Illustrator, inDesign and Photoshop
You have experience with social media marketing and are familiar with online marketing techniques
You are extremely responsive, flexible and collaborative
You have excellent grammar and punctuation

Education and Experience:
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree preferred
At least 3-5 years of experience in marketing and communication
Experience in educational, non-profit or Jewish organizations is valued, but not required

Competitive salary ranging from $55K-65K, commensurate with experience. We strive to provide a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that supports our faculty and staff, including: health insurance, prescription drug benefits, vision, healthcare/dependent care flexible spending account (FSA), long term disability, life insurance, 403(b) with employer matching, paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal time.

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, medical, vision, 401(k) or 403(b) plans, leave early for Shabbat, Life Insurance
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-02-24
  • Times this job has been viewed: 444 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Community Outreach, Marketing/PR, Social Media
  • Organization Type: Education & Schools
Job Location
Schechter Boston
125 Wells Avenue
Newton , Massachusetts 02459


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