Working alongside the Director of Communications and Communications Manager, the Associate Director of Communications is responsible for strategic communications, marketing, and public relations school-wide for both internal and external audiences. The Associate Director must be a creative, “big picture” thinker, a collaborative builder of relationships, and an effective communicator who understands independent schools. The Associate Director of Communications reports to the Director of Communications and is the operational lead of the communications team.
Communications professionals interested in applying for this position should submit a cover letter expressing interest in the role, an updated resume or CV with all relevant experience, and several writing samples. Materials should be submitted via the school’s job application portal on the school website: https://newmanschool.applicantpro.com/jobs/1317837.html
The ideal candidate will have…
A minimum of three years’ experience in communications, marketing, or journalism; non-profit or independent school setting preferred
Demonstrated excellence in written communications including writing for and editing publications
Strong project management experience with exceptional attention to details and deadlines
Knowledge of current and emerging social media trends and practices
Experience and aptitude with digital photography and video
Founded in 1903, Isidore Newman School is a co-educational independent school that serves high-achieving and highly motivated students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, as well as infants through young children in Green Trees, a premier early childhood division of the School. Located in the heart of Uptown New Orleans, blocks away from Tulane and Loyola University, Newman is the only co-educational, non-sectarian, independent day school in the city of New Orleans. Our School enjoys a national reputation for excellence and achievement in academics, athletics and the arts with our students matriculating to the most selective colleges and universities in the country.