Northfield Mount Hermon seeks a dynamic and motivated individual to identify, write, edit, and distribute hard news, human-interest stories, information, and social-media content about NMH’s programs and people in ways that support its mission and strategic goals.
This position is responsible for developing, editing, and proofing copy for all communications office initiatives including social media, print publications, e-newsletters, talking points, mass emails, web content, and news stories.
For more information, and to apply, please visit the NMH website.
The successful applicant will have a bachelor’s degree (preferably in English, journalism, communications, marketing, or a related field), at least five years’ experience in writing and editing, and proven content-development and social-media experience.
Candidates should have superior writing, copy editing, and proofing skills; proficiency in managing website content and social-media platforms, and the ability to manage multiple complex projects while keeping deadlines and priorities in line.
Proficiency with G Suite, Finalsite, and Blackbaud K-12 desired, as well as an overall ability to learn and use new technology platforms. Up-to-date knowledge of digital communications analytical and scheduling tools such as Google Analytics and HootSuite, and social-media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, SnapChat, and Instagram, required.
Additional qualifications include the ability to work collaboratively with a team as well as independently. Ability to work flexible hours—including some evening and weekend work—is required.
About Northfield Mount Hermon
Northfield Mount Hermon is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory school, located in western Massachusetts, with approximately 650 boarding and day students in grades 9 through 12, and a postgraduate year.
NMH employs approximately 130 people in teaching and administrative faculty positions, and more than 210 in staff positions. Some jobs are year-round; others offer an academic-year schedule or are part-time. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds who support the school’s mission to engage the intellect, compassion, and talents of our students, empowering them to act with humanity and purpose.
NMH offers competitive wages and a generous benefit package that includes retirement, health, and life insurance plans, paid vacation, and holiday and sick leaves.