Communications/PR, Development/Fund Raising, Other
The Advent School is seeking a Community Engagement Coordinator to join the Advancement team.
The Community Engagement Coordinator will oversee the School-wide parent volunteer program, support the Parents Association, and create content for the School’s marketing efforts. The ideal candidate is able to manage conflicting priorities and deadlines, in addition to being a strong writer and editor.
This is a full-time, mid-level position that reports to the Director of Advancement. The Community Engagement Coordinator is a member of both the Administrative and Advancement teams, and works collaboratively with all members of the community. Evening and weekend hours are required.
Volunteer & Event Management (75%):
Work with the Head of School, Director of Enrollment Management, Director of Advancement, and Department of Learning Services to provide support for on and off-campus events, including, but not limited to, Spring Benefit, Book Fair, and Grandfriends’ Day
Provide administrative and event support to the Parent Association chairs and Class Parents
Recruit parents from all grade levels to participate in School volunteer program
Create a volunteer action plan for benchmarking volunteer engagement
Maintain records of training and volunteer hours
Plan annual volunteer recognition event
Maintain event financial records, including revenue and expense reports
Additional duties as assigned
Marketing & Communications (25%):
Advance the School’s mission by being an active and engaged member of the community
Collaborate with the Director of Advancement, Director of Enrollment Management, and the Marketing Committee to develop a multi-year communication and marketing strategy
Manage and develop content for the School’s social media channels; interact with users on the sites to drive engagement and interest in the School’s programs
Use Google Analytics and other evaluation tools to create campaigns that engage prospective parents and prospective community partners
Integrate organic marketing across SEO, content, social media, and digital advertising
Able to find creative solutions to challenges that may arise
Fluency in all major social media platforms and Google Analytics
Preferred, but not required:
Experience in the independent school or college environment
Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communications, or a related field
About The Advent School
Since 1961, The Advent School has stayed true to its founding vision: an urban school whose community reflects the diversity of Boston; a forward thinking curriculum that inspires and engages a child’s passion for learning; a commitment to social justice; and a culture of collaboration where every child has the confidence to take action in a connected world.