BCD seeks a creative, energetic, and organized communications manager. The position will create visual and written content for all platforms, be a presence on campus to take photos and videos, and maintain photo archives. This person will also be responsible for all digital and print communications including regular communications to parents and alumni via Constant Contact including and not limited to newsletters, invitations, announcements, and obituaries. This position manages digital platforms for the school including the website, social media, and other media. This position reports to the Assistant Head of School for Advancement and Enrollment.
Manage communications aspects of school events.
Create and manage marketing campaigns across print and online platforms.
Serve as liaison, as needed, between BCD and news outlets in regard to press releases and other public announcements.
Manage and update the content on the website, in partnership with school administration, and with approvals from the Head of School.
Actively engage in the school community, take photos and video of classroom and school events, including parent gatherings.
Work with the Assistant Head of School for Advancement and Enrollment to create content and materials that supportsoverall school messaging and storytelling, and highlights the student-family-alumni experiences.
Manage the development and production of print materials.
Maintain and grow BCD’s presence across all social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
Partner with the Assistant Head of School forAdvancement and Enrollment to manage alumni cultivation through consistent communication with newsletters, social media, etc.
Attend events to produce live social media content as needed.
Develop regular reports to establish metrics and track success.
Assist in the creation of school presentations and support school events as needed.
Proficiency on social media platforms.
Knowledge of Constant Contact or other platforms
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Google Suite, email marketing tools, design tools (Adobe Creative Suite, Canva, Vidigami, Vimeo)
Graphic design competency
Experience with website management is important, and with Wordpress a plus.
Attention to accuracy, details, and deadlines is required.
Ability to collaborate and work as part of a team is very important.
Commitment to proofreading required.
Strong communication, writing, and editing skills are necessary.
Salary and Benefits:
Berkshire Country Day offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Salary is commensurate with experience. Some remote work is possible.
403(b) matching if currently enrolled in a plan
Flexible spending account
Applicants should submit a resume and a cover letter detailing their interest in the position and qualifications to the Assistant Head of School for Advancement and Enrollment, Julie Clancy, at email@example.com. BCD is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified persons and is vigilant to safeguard against any unlawful discrimination against any individual.
Berkshire Country Day School (BCD) is a co-educational, independent school serving students age 2-grade 8 from Berkshire and Columbia Counties in Western, MA. A member of NAIS, BCD balances the wonder of childhood with academic preparation in a personalized environment that values the individuality of each student.
BCD is located in Stockbridge, MA in the heart of the Berkshires. Our 26-acre campus has an abundance of woodlands, trails, streams and a pond in addition to the handful of tudor-style cottage type classroom buildings.
At BCD we put people and relationships first, offering children a safe social and emotional space to grow into the confident adults they are meant to become. As the oldest independent school in the area, we are well-known for jump-starting lives that thrive on personal, academic and economic success rooted in values of citizenship, creativity, compassion and curiosity.