The Communications Associate position is an integral part of the Marketing & Publications team, and serves as an in-house videographer and social media/digital online marketing/promotions/branding associate. This position reports directly to the Director of Advancement, and will be responsible for projects for a variety of departments as needed.
This Position Includes the Following:
All aspects of online digital communication, marketing and promotion for multiple online platforms (paid and not-paid), SEO, and school website;
All aspects from start to finish of filming/photographing/ editing/producing/marketing/promoting in-house videos, pictures and other media content, of all affiliated school activities on and off campus, on multiple digital social media platforms and the school website;
Assisting Director of Publications with production of school yearbook.
Fast-paced, small, boarding school;
Competitive salary and benefits.
Housing is not available for this position
All manner of video, photography, and other digital marketing content and design (including filming/photographing, editing and finalizing videos/pictures);
Online marketing and promotion of all manner of digital media content on multiple social media platforms;
Strong written and verbal communication;
Strong organizational and time management skills;
Working both independently as a self-starter and as a team-member;
Make deadlines while multi-tasking; and
Working in a time-sensitive and fast-paced work environment.
Necessary Education and Experience:
Experience and competency in production of various manners of digital content and design and all related/necessary software;
Online social media communication and promotion on multiple paid and not-paid digital media platforms, and all related/necessary software;
Film/Photography (filming/photographing, editing, production, finalization and formatting) and all related/necessary software; and
Competency in Microsoft Office.
About Christchurch School
Christchurch School: we combine tradition with innovation to deliver our mission of helping students to find their infinite value. Our traditions encompass being a coeducational Episcopal boarding and day school with an academically diverse student population of 200 college-bound students in grades 9 - 12. We believe strongly in being a mission-driven community. Our teachers know our mission and believe in it, and try to live it everyday. Prospective faculty members should understand the mission, values and aspirations of our school, and want to live and work with students of many different kinds. Prospective teachers should also be committed to our progressive approach to education, which uses an integrated and place-based curriculum to build skill acquisition, make meaningful connections, and uses our location to build relevance. More details about our innovative curriculum--as well as our co-curricular programs, which include successful athletics and place-based outdoor immersion programs--are available on our website.
Situated on the banks of the Rappahannock River in rural Tidewater, Virginia, Christchurch is near to the village of Urbanna and the towns of Gloucester and... Kilmarnock. We are forty-five minutes from Williamsburg (home of the College of William and Mary), and one hour from both Richmond and the Hampton Roads area. With a student population of 200 and a teaching faculty of 30, the atmosphere on campus is collegial, friendly, personal, and above all, community-oriented.
70% of faculty members and their families live on campus, where housing includes utilities. Faculty families are welcome for all regular meals when school is in session. Resident and non-resident members of the faculty participate in the full life of the school-from morning assembly and chapel to classroom and after-school activities, athletics, residential life oversight and weekend activities, as well as special events and awards ceremonies.
The standard load carried by faculty members is 4 classes, 2 co-curricular seasons, and rotating dorm duty. All positions include competitive salary commensurate with experience and education, as well as benefits (major medical insurance, dental, and vision, TIAA-CREF matching, disability insurance, life insurance, meals, and professional development) and may include housing and utilities.
One of six schools in the Church Schools in the Diocese of Virginia, Christchurch is also a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, the National Association of Episcopal Schools, and the Virginia Association of Independent Schools. We are accredited by VAIS through the Virginia Council for Higher Education, the Commonwealth of Virginia's authorized accrediting agency for independent schools. We subscribe to the principles of good practice of these organizations.
Christchurch School does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, national origin, sexual orientation or age in the administration of its hiring procedures.
Check out our website and our mission, values, and aspirations: we believe in fostering the infinite value of each student, and we try to live that everyday. Great Journeys Begin at the River!