Friends’ Central School, an independent, coeducational, Quaker day school founded in 1845 and serving about 800 students in Nursery through grade 12, seeks a Digital and Social Media Specialist. This is a full-time position beginning in August 2017.
The Digital and Social Media Specialist is a full-time member of the communications team and reports to the Director of Strategic Initiatives and the Director of Communications.
Partnering to create and implement Friends’ Central’s social media strategy
Tracking and assessing website, social media, and advertising successes and areas for improvement
Creating video, photographic, and written content for multiple platforms, including School website, blogs, and social media platforms
Creating and carrying out inbound marketing content and strategy
Documenting and highlighting school events via photography, videography, social media, and news stories
Organizing and uploading photo galleries
Continuous improvement of website
Remaining at the forefront of media strategy and web trends
Web and social media marketing
Other duties as assigned
Candidates should have at least three years of related experience, as well as a bachelor’s degree. A successful candidate will have both a technical and strategic understanding of social media, strong video recording and editing capabilities, marketing experience, and most importantly, have an appetite for learning and excelling in a demanding environment. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and a collaborative work style are also essential.
Highly organized and detail oriented
Ability to multi-task
Strong writing skills
Creative, with sense of design
Eager to learn
Collaborative team player
Knowledge of and experience with content management systems
Demonstrated experience with social media for institutions, analytics, and SEO
Institutionally focused and community oriented
Willingness to work nights and weekends
Knowledge of Adobe Suite, iMovie, FinalCut Pro, blogging, and database systems preferred
Friends’ Central School seeks candidates with a commitment to fostering an inclusive learning community who will address issues of diversity, as well as enhance the Philosophy of Inclusivity and Awareness articulated in our Diversity Statement. For more information about Friends’ Central, visit www.friendscentral.org.
Friends’ Central School is an independent, coeducational, college-preparatory, Quaker day school, founded in 1845, serving 800 students in Nursery through grade 12. Located on two campuses in Wynnewood, Pa., Friends’ Central blends a rigorous curriculum with enduring Quaker principles of kindness, compassion, and generosity of spirit to create a solid foundation for a future of opportunity and suc...cess. Students at Friends’ Central School are taught to think critically and creatively, and they learn the value of good character and strong work ethic to develop into active and engaged citizens.
Friends’ Central seeks candidates who will enhance the philosophy of inclusivity and awareness articulated in our Diversity Statement.