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Outreach Coordinator

Oct 12 2017 | Oxbow Schoolhouse | Devens, MA

The Outreach Coordinator is responsible for the communication and marketing of the school to the outside world. The Outreach Coordinator develops and manages the school’s public relations strategies that enhance community awareness of the school for the purpose of maintaining healthy enrollment levels and provide a base of volunteerism and financial community support. The Outreach Coordinator manages the school’s website, social media, brochures, and advertising.

Hours: 10 hours per week, which may be completed at home and in school, as needed. In addition, the Outreach Coordinator will work throughout the summer on a flexible schedule as determined by the needs of the school and in conjunction with the Board of Directors and Faculty Chair.

Core Competences: Knowledge of or interest in learning about Waldorf school philosophy, principles and methods, and a commitment to the spiritual foundation of the school are essential. The person in this position must be able to exercise prospective thought and creative planning in terms of setting goals, implementing strategies, and achieving objectives independently. The Outreach Coordinator has the ability to build relationships with the community groups and the general public. This person must be flexible and work effectively with colleagues and committee members. This person will chair and develop the Outreach Committee and attend monthly board meetings.

Qualifications:

• Excellent writing and communication skills
• Strong public relations and networking
• Strategic social media marketing, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest
• Google Analytics
• Desktop publishing
• Creative and artistic with a fine use of language
• Blog writing
• Website content management – WordPress proficiency
• Event planning
• Volunteer management

Outreach and Marketing Tasks (including, but not limited to):

• Be an enthusiastic and articulate spokesperson for the school
• Maintain and develop social media presence to highlight and promote the vibrancy of the school
• Optimize website (refresh content, photos, search engine optimization, blog)
• Setup Google Analytics and track website performance
• Capture, collect, and organize photos for use in advertising and the school yearbook
• Contribute to the monthly board report as Outreach Committee Chair
• Promote and publicize OS public events such as open houses, holiday fair, fundraisers

Compensation:
Compensation is based on experience and training.

Please refer to the school’s website and Parent Handbook for additional information regarding school practices and policies.

To Apply:
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, a resume, and the names and contact information for three references to Amy Hilbert, Faculty Chair, Oxbow Schoolhouse, 270 Barnum Rd., Devens, MA 01434 or email: [email protected]

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