Working in a building full of exuberant teenagers and smart, dedicated adults?
Being part of a two-person Communications team dedicated to the branding and image of an independent school?
Designing and producing promotional materials for admissions and fundraising?
Capturing school events (assemblies, games, plays, concerts) on video and posting about them social media?
Building and refreshing pages using a website content management system (Blackbaud)?
Working with high school students to put together a yearbook?
We’re looking for an energetic, creative, self-starter with a four-year college degree and at least one year of experience in a related field, who is adept in Adobe Creative Suite, understands print production, is good at photography, and is able to take and edit video for the web/social media. The ideal candidate has an eye for clean, clever design, is super-reliable and organized, is a quick learner, wants to be an active part of a vibrant school community, and has a healthy sense of humor. This is a full-time, 12-month position with benefits that reports directly to the Communications Director. Responsibilities include graphic design and print production (including a yearbook,) photography & videography, management of the school website, and social media posts. We are a Mac-based school, and we use Gmail, Google Drive, and Slack. This position begins on July 1, 2019.
Please send us a cover letter, resume (including references,) and three samples of your design work. Please also copy the school’s mission from our website (burkeschool.org) and create a simple design for a 3’ x 6’ poster that reflects Burke’s style and uses only the words in the statement – no photos or art. Please bundle all of that into one PDF and submit it to Alison Merow at email@example.com
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite.
Familiarity with Google Drive, Microsoft Office.
Familiarity with website building.
Knowledge of print production.
Understanding of social media, particularly Facebook and Instagram.
Ability to take and edit photos and videos.
One year of experience in a related field.
About Edmund Burke School
About Edmund Burke School
• Founded in 1968
• Grades 6-12
• Independent and college preparatory
• Committed to progressive education
• Located in upper northwest DC, two blocks south of the Van Ness-UDC Metro station (on the Red line)
• Over 60,000 square foot urban campus on Connecticut Ave.
• Athletic teams use local DC Parks & Recreation fields as well as UDC and Howard Law School
• Total enrollment of 305 students
• Approximately 80 middle school students
• Approximately 225 high school students
• 39% students of color
• 6% international students
• Total faculty of 48
• More than 67% hold advanced degrees
• 100% of full time faculty serve as student advisors
• 6:1 student-teacher ratio
• Average class size of 11
• 13 AP courses offered
• In 2016, 86 students took at least one AP exam
• Mean SAT: Evidence-Based Reading and Writing 630, Math 600, Writing 33
• Mean ACT: Composite 28.5
• Grades 6-8 Tuition $39,195
• Grades 9-12 Tuition $41,575
• 31% of students receive financial aid
Tuition includes textbooks, lab fees, art materials and grade sponsored fi...eld trips.
Tuition does not include optional service trips or Leadership Program fees.
Accreditations & Memberships
• Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA)
• The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
• The Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington (AISGW)
• Association of Independent Maryland & DC Schools (AIMS)
• Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE)
• The National Association of College Admission Counseling (NACAC)
• Potomac Valley Athletic Conference (PVAC)