Annunciation Orthodox School (AOS) seeks a creative professional who is enthusiastic about digital communications, forward-thinking engagement strategies, and content development (both written and visual). The perfect candidate will be highly collaborative, adaptable to new technologies, and exhibit strong interpersonal skills. This position will work with stakeholders across campus, including the school’s administration team, and with external vendors.
Annunciation Orthodox School, as part of its mission, celebrates the diverse characteristics and individual qualities of those that comprise our community. In alignment with our mission, we actively seek to hire candidates of all faiths, races, ethnicities, and backgrounds. AOS seeks candidates who are eager to support the school’s mission as we work to develop the “hearts and minds” of our students.
Reports to:Director of Communications
Start Date: July 12, 2021
Work Schedule:Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, additional time as needed for after-school meetings and events.
Assist the Director of Communications in managing project timelines and executing communications needs for various school departments
Contribute visual and written content for communications projects including the school website, social media, news stories, school magazine, and other printed materials
Assist in maintaining the school’s internal and external website by developing website content and utilizing an integrated content management system
Design and develop small-scale communications pieces and images (invitations, flyers, posters, email graphics, banners, animated graphics, etc.) to support school communications efforts
Create, edit, and send emails to segmented audiences
Assist in the execution of social media strategy
Manage production process for communications projects, coordinating with outside vendors (graphic designers, printers, etc.)
Organize and maintain digital photo and video archives
Other duties, as assigned
Bachelor’s degree required; degree in communications, marketing, graphic design, or related field preferred
3-5 years of related work experience
Superior client service and interpersonal skills
Ability to understand, capture, tell, and depict stories that convey the mission and story of AOS
Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills; knowledge of AP style preferred
Experience with content management systems such as Blackbaud or Finalsite preferred
Ability to work collaboratively and independently as part of a team
Strong attention to detail and deadlines required; able to work quickly with a commitment to accuracy
Comfortable with receiving and incorporating feedback
Please provide the following information to this email address: email@example.com
Cover letter tailored for this position
Portfolio of 3-4 writing samples, photographs, and graphic designs
Contact information for at least three references
About Annunciation Orthodox School
Annunciation Orthodox School, having grown from a ministry of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral, celebrates the diverse and individual qualities of all children and their families. AOS provides a superior education in a secure and stimulating Christian environment which encourages the individual child to achieve academic, spiritual, emotional, social and physical excellence, and to become a responsible member of our society.The school has over 700 students beginning with our Delphi Class (age three years) and ending with eighth grade. The AOS curriculum is stimulating, innovative, student-centered and based on the principles of motivation, hard work, and creativity within a nurturing Christian environment. With its close proximity to the Houston museum and performing arts districts, medical center, major universities, libraries, downtown, and zoo, the acquisition of knowledge occurs outside as well as inside the classroom. The highly qualified faculty is dedicated to challenging the minds of the students and inspiring creative thought. The school's academic program and teaching methods lay the groundwork for high school and beyond. These attributes make AOS a leading indepe...ndent school in the city of Houston.Annunciation Orthodox School, as part of its mission, celebrates the diverse characteristics and individual qualities of those that comprise our community. In alignment with our mission, we actively seek to hire candidates of all faiths, races, ethnicities, and backgrounds.