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A Coeducational School | Pre-Kindergarten to Third Grade

Digital Communications Coordinator

Job Summary

Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, seeks an energetic, thoughtful, and dedicated Digital Communications Coordinator to assist in executing a strategic digital communications and marketing plan to advance the institution’s mission and vision. Reporting to the Associate Director of Communications, the Digital Communications Coordinator must have a passion for storytelling, a strong working knowledge of current digital marketing best practices, and a commitment to education.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and promote key messages and branding that align with institutional priorities
  • Manage all digital media and print publications
  • Manage and deploy all weekly communications and strategic communications from school leaders
  • Serve as lead web content producer and editor
  • Manage and execute a social media plan
  • Oversee all advertising
  • Execute an inbound-marketing strategy to assist Admissions in recruiting prospective families to the school
  • Operate the school’s CMS and other systems
  • Create digital graphics for web and social media
  • Serve as lead copyeditor on school messages and publications

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Skilled storyteller with experience creating compelling, engaging, and ROI-driven digital content
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment
  • Experience executing online advertising campaigns
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, basic HTML, social media tools, video editing, web publishing
  • Experience with Blackbaud preferred
  • Ability to work independently; a self-starter with a high level of integrity and the ability to exercise confidentiality and discretion
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to many constituencies including parents, donors, volunteers, and colleagues
  • Professionalism, maturity, flexibility, good judgment, and humor

Required Education and Experience

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in marketing and communications, superior digital marketing skills, and a strong grasp of communications industry best practices
  • A commitment to mission-driven organizations
  • Experience in independent schools preferred
  • Experience managing vendor and consultant relationships
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends
Please email a cover letter and résumé to Jenny Towns, Associate Director of Communications (jenny.towns@cathedral.org).

Upcoming Events

3500 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, DC 20016
Tel: (202) 537-6485
Fax: (202) 537-6512

Our Mission

At Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, we provide an extraordinary early childhood education in a diverse community that values every individual. Beauvoir’s program encourages creative, courageous learners and builds an enduring foundation for a lifelong spirit of inquiry and joy in learning.
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