The Communications Coordinator is responsible for managing the internal and external marketing processes for The Bement School, including print and digital publications. Necessary skills include excellent writing and editorial skills, strong organizational skills to plan project timelines and adhere to deadlines, ability to manage multiple projects, initiative, and savvy technology background, particularly with social media. The Coordinator reports to the Director of Admission but also has significant responsibilities to other members of the leadership team, including the Head of School and Director of Alumni and Development. This is a full-time position.
Founded in 1925, The Bement School serves a locally and globally diverse student body of 220 boys and girls in grades kindergarten through nine. Serving both day students from the Pioneer Valley and southern Vermont and New Hampshire, as well as boarding students from many different international locations and US states, Bement has long provided a rigorous, yet warm, learning environment for our students.
As we experience a period of significant growth in our enrollment, alumni engagement, marketing approaching, and fundraising strategy, we seek a highly motivated communications professional eager to grow, learn, and contribute in this dynamic position.
Maintain a strong, professional brand for The Bement School through all publications, interactions, and projects
Maintain and enhance our internal marketing platforms, including the weekly e-newsletter and our web portals
Support the admission and development offices through project management of periodic publication of print and online collateral, working with contract designers as necessary
Serve as the primary website copywriter and editor
Maintain our photo and video library and work strategically to enhance the school’s image through our digital media across all platforms
Deepen our work across all active social media platforms, with daily posts that advance boththe school’s message and brand for all stakeholders
In consultation with members of our leadership team, maintain our style guide and ensure that all publications and other school assets consistently utilize our graphic identity
Serve as media contact for press inquiries and press releases, directing such to the Head of School for comment
Serve as primary designer for routine projects such as event invitations, holiday cards, and the like
Provide logistical and style support for various on- and off-campus events throughout the year
The Communications Coordinator will work closely with the Director of Admission on advertising and marketing efforts on behalf of the school
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, with 1-3 years relevant work experience
Precise organizational skills, detail-oriented, and the ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously with strong adherence to deadlines
Strong writing skills across multiple platforms, print and electronic
Experience managing social media presence
Flexibility, sense of humor, and ability to project competence and professionalism under stress
The Bement School offers a competitive salary and benefits package including health insurance, retirement plan, disability insurance, and meals while school is in session. On-campus housing may be available.
Please forward a resume, letter of interest, and list of three professional references to Toni Costa, Executive Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Bement is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and candidates who represent diversity for the school are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Bement School is a coeducational day/boarding school serving students in grades K through 9, with an enrollment of 220+ students. Located on Old Main Street in Deerfield, MA, the school occupies a unique relationship with a beautiful and historic community.
We hope you'll find the The Bement School a warm and supportive school community in which to put your commitment to young people to us...e. We add new faculty and staff each year. We enjoy giving new educators their first classroom, and we cherish the history and ballast that our forty-year veterans provide. Bement is an equal opportunity employer, and candidates who represent diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.