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Marketing & Communications Manager

The Bishop's School

About The Bishop’s School 

Founded in 1909 and affiliated with the Episcopal Church, The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory day school for 800 students in grades six through twelve located on a historic campus in the heart of La Jolla, just 10 miles north of downtown San Diego. With a student-teacher ratio of approximately 9 to 1, Bishop’s is known for academic, artistic, and athletic excellence while celebrating character development, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. Last year’s applicant pool drew from 72 zip codes and 168 middle and high schools throughout San Diego County and beyond. Fifty-one percent of the student population self-identify as students of color. Additionally, over $4 million in need-based grants is awarded annually.
What is Essential about Our School

The Bishop’s School is an engaging, collaborative, dynamic, and learner-centered environment. We seek candidates who hold high expectations for students, design learning experiences that prioritize adolescent well-being and belonging, are enthusiastic about working on teams, and are eager to pursue growth in their teaching practice.

Our goals are to foster curiosity, encourage active student engagement, encourage collaboration in the classroom, and direct students to take ownership of their learning in and outside of the classroom.

Annualized Compensation: $60,000 – $70,000

Position Summary Description

Responsible for strategic support of the marketing communications program, including efforts to convey the mission and brand of the School to various constituencies comprising alumni, faculty, staff, parents, students and the public. This includes print, website and social media content production and assisting social media efforts of campus groups, classes and organizations. Assist with School event photography and video. This position supports all campus departments and initiatives by producing creative and unique print and digital content that authentically reflects the institutional brand and message and positions Bishop’s at the forefront in our local market.

 Essential Functions and Specific Duties

Conceptualize, design, write and edit content for print, website and digital media.
Create and share visual content (text, images, video, etc.) across all of Bishop’s online platforms to engage with different audiences.
Shoot, edit and produce video content of various lengths for online marketing channels such as Vimeo, Instagram, Facebook and Bishop’s website.
Take photos and videos at School events.
Lead the School’s social media efforts and help oversee the use of social media by other campus groups, including training student groups on social media best practices.
Evaluate the effectiveness of communication tools through market research, data collection and analysis.
Measure performance of the School’s website by using web analytics tools such as Google Analytics.
Ensure best practices and quality standards are upheld in web communications including techniques, content and format, branding and verbal identity, both within the marketing and communications office and throughout the School.
Assist in planning and executing School events on behalf of the marketing department.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

Bachelor’s degree
3-5 years of successful experience in marketing and communications, preferably in an educational or nonprofit setting.
Significant experience with web content development and management, digital media, video shooting and editing
Working knowledge of Adobe software, such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, AfterEffects, as well as video editing software such as Final Cut Pro
Working knowledge of AP Style
Proven experience writing for the web;
Competent with various forms of digital media;
Proven photography, video and related editing skills;
Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize to complete multiple projects within required timelines;
Ability to balance independent work and collaborative efforts;
Outstanding attentiveness to detail and quality;
Flexibility with the special needs associated with an academic environment and schedule;
Core Competencies

Uphold the School’s Core Values
Demonstrate professionalism, tact and an unwavering positive attitude.
Stay up to date on industry standards, trends, developments and legal updates.
Make timely and ethical decisions both systematically and under pressure.
Comply with School’s reporting policies and procedures.
Maintain a clean, safe and organized work area.

Role Specific Competencies:

Verbal and Writing skills
Positive Attitude
Creative & Innovative Thinking
Attention to Detail
Ethics & Integrity
Relationship Building
Teamwork

 Application Deadline

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

Please do not email or call the school directly.

 

EEO
The Bishop’s School is an equal opportunity employer. We are a diverse community of professionals that broadly reflects the people of the San Diego area and the United States at large. We aim to align our hiring process with our mission and institutional goals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion or religious practices, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, ability status, military status, unemployment status or any other category protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. The Bishop’s School takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance all qualified candidates.

To apply for this job please visit thebishopsschool.applytojob.com.

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