Communications & Marketing Manager @ San Diego Jewish Academy

Communications & Marketing Manager

San Diego Jewish Academy (SDJA), a PK-12 school in the Carmel Valley community of San Diego, is looking for a highly engaged, talented, and community-oriented Communications & Marketing Manager.

The Communications & Marketing Manager is responsible for helping to establish and maintain the high standards of internal and external marketing and communications of the school. Reporting to the Director of Admissions, this role will work collaboratively with all departments on campus as well as the Head of School.

You will be kept busy with:

  • Providing central oversight and strategic direction of SDJA marketing and communication efforts.
  • Coordinating and implementing the design, production, and maintenance of school platforms and materials including but not limited to: SDJA website, newsletters and social media. Responsibilities include content sourcing, copywriting and copyediting, ensuring overall consistency and brand standards are met on marketing materials and communications, and helping to determine the overall production schedule.
  • Managing the SDJA website to ensure content is consistently updated and engaging.
  • Managing SDJA’s social medial channels including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc. Producing consistent and engaging content via these social media outlets to both attract prospective families and create brand awareness in the community.
  • Supporting planning and implementation of in-person and virtual events.
  • Coordinating with graphic designers, print shops, and our PR consultant to support general SDJA marketing and communications needs, but also the marketing and communications needs of specific school departments and programs.
  • Performing other duties and projects as assigned.


  • You're good at:

  • Mapping out an effective communications and marketing strategy, collaborating across departments, and positioning SDJA for successful internal and external outreach and branding.
  • Skillfully cultivating trust and rapport with a wide range of personality types.
  • Working independently, exercising sound judgment, and handling confidential matters with appropriate discretion.
  • Delicately editing others’ work and eliciting the best possible writing from them in a timely manner.
  • Striking the right tone in almost any kind of communication.
  • Applying strong verbal communication skills to complement your written expertise.
  • Getting people excited, informed and involved in projects or programs.
  • Being flexible and remaining positive when things don’t go as planned by focusing on solutions.


  • You bring this to the table:

  • Knowledge of latest trends in digital and print communications and how best to implement.
  • Excellent writing skills with proven experience drafting newsletters, event flyers, website content, and articles.
  • Ability to fearlessly pick up the phone to clarify points and ask for help, and speaking up in meetings while respectively with the deepest part of you
  • Accountability, trustworthiness, professionalism, and fun.
  • Basic accounting principles and procedures
  • Being naturally inquisitive and patient in learning how new applications connect together and are quick to get the message out using the right channels.
  • A high level of honesty and integrity


  • What we can offer you:

  • Great work/life balance including a reduced calendar schedule and paid time off (holidays, sick, vacation)
  • A full benefits package (medical, dental, vision, FSA, life insurance)
  • A retirement plan with employer match


  • If this sounds like a great match, we’d like to hear from you!

    To be considered, please click here to apply: Open Positions: Comm. & Marketing Mgr.

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    Job Summary

    • Duration: full-time
    • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, medical, vision, dental, 401(k) or 403(b) plans, leave early for Shabbat, Life Insurance, Paid Holidays, FSA
    • Preferred Experience: Entry Level (0-2 years)
    • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
    • Job Posted: 2021-09-10
    • Times this job has been viewed: 304 times
    • Job is posted for: 60 days
    • Job Categories: Marketing/PR, Social Media
    • Organization Type: Education & Schools
    Job Location
    San Diego Jewish Academy
    11860 Carmel Creek Rd.
    San Diego , California 92130
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