Marketing & Communications Manager
La Scuola International School is a vibrant Preschool - 8th Grade international community with a focus on inquiry-based learning, creative expression and language immersion. We are an IB accredited, Italian-immersion school serving Preschool - 8th Grade.
La Scuola International School seeks an experienced Marketing & Communications Manager for the 2019-20 Academic Year.
The Marketing and Communications Manager reports to and supports the work of the Director of Admissions, collaborates with the Director of Advancement, Director of Administration and Head of School.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Manage brand messaging across all communications channels, both internally and externally
Manage marketing budget
Conduct communications audit(s)
Develop and manage a communications calendar across all school constituents
Website management and content updates
Video production experience
Photo and video documentation of school and related events
Strong written communications across various channels including but not limited to blog posts, website, email marketing, social media, and newsletters
Strategic social media driving enrollment, re-enrollment and philanthropy
Create collateral such as brochures, viewbooks, presentation boards, flyers, postcards, newsletters and event invitations both in print and online
Bring current strategies and insights to marketing materials across languages and cultures
Qualities we seek include:
Authentic, strategic storyteller
Great organizational skills and ability to work independently in a methodical manner
Total resonance with the mission of La Scuola
Sensitivity to cultural differences
Knowledge of, or willingness to learn about Italian and other cultures
Ability to work independently and with pace
Meticulous attention to detail
Willingness to share knowledge with colleagues and volunteers
Sound judgment relating to confidential projects, personnel, school or student matters
Multi-tasker with ability to handle multiple projects without missing deadlines, self-directed and enjoys taking initiative
Flexibility and adaptability
A sense of joy
Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent
4+ years of experience in marketing and communications preferred
Proficiency in all relevant software
Proven track record in data-driven marketing
Working knowledge of graphic design software (Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator a plus)
Pay commensurate with experience
Location: San Francisco (3 campuses in Mission, Dogpatch, and Alamo Square)
Commitment: Full Time
About La Scuola
La Scuola is San Francisco’s first IB-PYP School and the first Reggio - IB Italian Immersion program in the world. We are currently implementing the IB Middle Years Program as MYP candidate school.
Founded in San Francisco in 2002 as La Piccola Scuola Italiana, we have grown from a small playgroup of Italian-American and Italian families to a thriving International community of over 240 families from preschool through 8th grade (in the 2019-20 school year).
La Scuola International School will empower every student to maximise his/her unique potential within a friendly, supportive, and inspiring environment. Through innovative education of the highest standard, the school will nurture lifelong learners prepared for the challenges of a changing world.
To learn more, visit www.lascuolasf.org
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