Solebury School seeks a dedicated and hard working person to serve in a full-time, twelve-month position as our Marketing and Public Relations Manager. This position works with many different constituencies, including students, faculty, staff, media, vendors, parents, alumni and others. Reports directly to the Assistant Director of Advancement as a member of the Advancement Team and works closely with the Admissions Department. Essential Functions:
Under the guidance of the Assistant Director of Advancement, write and coordinate school publications including Solebury: The Magazine, the Annual Report, admission materials and fundraising materials
Manage Solebury School’s online presence, including digital fundraising communications, content management for the website, and all School social media. Serve as Admin for affinity Social Media pages
Create and distribute electronic newsletters for parents, faculty and staff, and alumni.
With the Assistant Director of Advancement, write and disseminate news releases, craft media pitches and follow up, maintain up-to-date press list. Track placement of school stories in the media
Manage photo database (Vidigami), uploading, tagging, and training staff/students/parents as necessary. Take pictures at events when needed
Assist with execution of annual marketing plan, meeting with vendors and managing ad creation
Assist with archive project
Assist with special events, including, but not limited to, Senior/Trustee Dinner, Alumni Weekend and all graduation activities
One weekend of duty
Support the mission and vision of Solebury School
Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Advancement
Excellent writing, editing and presentation skills
Experience managing social media accounts, familiarity with a website CMS, and a strong understanding of Google suite mandatory
Experience with FinalSite, graphic design, and video editing experience preferred
Demonstrated strong interpersonal and organizational skills with the ability to relationship-build and handle multiple concurrent projects are required
Experience with fundraising and understanding of education at an independent school is a plus.
Two or more years of progressively responsible experience in communications and marketing, preferably in a non-profit or school setting
Knowledge of communications, fundraising, promotional and marketing principles and social media
Ability to exercise discretion and judgment in fulfillment of responsibilities
Demonstrated organizational ability that allows candidate to work on multiple projects with competing deadlines
Professional demeanor, flexible and able to respond to multiple demands
Must have auditory, visual, and physical skills to be able to perform tasks as outlined in this job description
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
Must be flexible regarding work schedule. Limited travel may be required. Some weekend/evening events required, including one weekend of residential life duty.
Please submit resume and cover letter to Staci Freer, Special Projects Manager. Resumes will be accepted through August 30 or until the position is filled. Submit via email@example.com or mail to:
Solebury School Attention: Staci Freer 6832 Phillips Mill Road New Hope, PA 18938
About Solebury School
Solebury School is a co-ed private, college preparatory, day and boarding school with 235 students, grades 7 - 12, located on a bucolic 90-acre campus in New Hope, PA.