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Digital Content & Social Media Coordinator


Position Type Part-time
Start 09/01/2021
School Name Marylhurst School, The
City, State West Linn , OR 
Posted 07/19/2021

Digital Content & Social Media Coordinator

The Marylhurst school seeks a part-time .5 FTE Digital Content & Social Media Coordinator to start in the fall of 2021. Reporting to the Director of Enrollment Management, the Coordinator is responsible for sharing The Marylhurst School story through a variety of digital platforms and plays a vital role in creating and implementing the School’s visual branding and messaging. The ideal candidate will be extremely nimble with technology and able to work collaboratively with departments across the School, including Development, Enrollment Management and Academics on projects such as social media content and graphics development, web page creation and maintenance, brochure and collateral design, photography and video production.

Responsibilities:


Social Media and Digital Marketing:

  • Develop an annual social media plan that build strong engagement and brand advocacy through primary social media channels
  • Manage, execute and report on measurable social media advertising across digital channels, including Google AdWords
  • Create compelling social media posts and ads across the school’s social media channels
  • Monitor social media channels and engage with audience using sound judgement in a timely manner
  • Report on analytics for social media and use data to drive decisions for future digital communications and outreach
  • Write content for, design and send email communications (including weekly school update and monthly newsletter) to various school constituents
  • Stay up to date with digital marketing trends, strategies and new technologies

Graphic Design:

  • Craft compelling visual storytelling content for use across social media, brochures, ads, website and other mediums as needed
  • Create materials for multiple school departments, including Enrollment Management, Development, Academics and the Head’s office, designing programs, flyers, brochures, signs and more

Website Maintenance:

  • Serve as front-end website administrator and designer
  • Update pages with new content, information, graphics, photos, etc.
  • Create new pages as necessary

Photography & Videography:

  • Shoot photos and video of a variety of constituents, including students, faculty and staff, etc. for use across social media, website and marketing materials
  • Shoot and edit video segments for use on social media and the website

Technology:

  • Maintain email lists used for communications to parents, faculty, staff, alumni, donors and prospective students
  • Act as primary organizer of the school’s marketing photo and video storage folders

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in marketing, graphic design, communications or a related field
  • Preferred 2+ years relevant marketing, social media and graphic design experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign Skills
  • Working knowledge of Wordpress
  • Strong creative eye for graphic design, photography and video production
  • Eagerness to stay ahead of trends in social media, graphic design and marketing
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter with ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • An eagerness to learn new approaches and a positive attitude
  • Interpersonal skills, including the desire to work in a collaborative environment
  • Excellent diplomacy skills with respect to enforcing quality standards with school constituencies
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Work under tight deadlines with high attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic
  • General digital literacy

COMPENSATION: Salary commensurate with experience.


Application Process: Applicants should email the required information: Cover letter and resume to The Marylhurst School, Attn: Laura Layton, Director of Enrollment Management laural@themarylhurstschool.org. In addition, you may send in examples of your graphic design and web design work and/or any photos or videos that show your photography and videography style. This position is open until filled.


The Marylhurst School does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including gender identity or expression), disability, national or ethnic origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or other legally protected characteristic or status.

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