Baker Demonstration School, an independent progressive PK-8 school on Chicago’s North Shore, is seeking an Admission and Marketing Associate. We deeply value community and seek candidates with excellent interpersonal skills who work well with children, colleagues, and prospective families. The Admission and Marketing Associate works closely with the Enrollment Management Team with a particular focus on generating inquiries and engaging prospective families. This is a full-time position with some evening and weekend hours during peak admission seasons.
Recruit and engage prospective families
Support admission events on-site and off-site, including material gathering and key logistics for setting up and closing down events
Promote programs on social media, Zoom and other digital platforms
Assist with generating inquiries and recruiting prospective families
Represent Baker Demonstration School positively and enthusiastically at admission and recruitment events, on-site and off-site
Assist with marketing initiatives including preparing materials for parent ambassadors, drip marketing campaigns and activities that position Baker strongly in the local communities
Bachelor’s degree is preferred
Previous experience working in admission or sales is preferred
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain professional relationships
Dependable and highly organized with attention to detail
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written); Writing sample required
Experience with digital marketing is preferred
Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusivity engagement
Availability to work scheduled evening and weekend events
Flexible and collaborative in a variety of circumstances
About Baker Demonstration School
Baker Demonstration School is an independent day school, committed to providing an exemplary Preschool, Elementary and Middle School education to our 200 students. We believe that children learn best in an inclusive, creative community that encourages individual risk-taking and values different ways of learning. Baker’s experiential approach nurtures the development of the whole child enabling each student to be fully prepared for intellectual, artistic, physical and social/emotional challenges well beyond Baker. We cultivate our students’ intrinsic motivation to learn and their active participation in the learning process. We foster excellence through critical thinking and integrated connections across academic and artistic endeavors. We promote collaboration while developing personal leadership. We foster citizenship by encouraging students to develop self-awareness and compassion for others. Baker celebrates individual, family and cultural differences and graduates students who appreciate diversity in all its forms.
Baker Demonstration School does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, or sexual identity in its hiring ...processes and actively promotes the principles and practices of diversity throughout the school community. We offer competitive compensation and a progressive community dedicated to learning and engaged citizenship.