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February 21, 2019
Web Developer and Communications Manager

The John Thomas Dye School
Web Developer and Communications Manager

The John Thomas Dye School, an independent K-6 school located in Los Angeles, is currently seeking a full-time Web Developer and Communications Manager. The John Thomas Dye School provides for its students a program of academic excellence, one both traditional and dynamic, with a commitment to family and community. The school encourages its students to reach their highest individual potential intellectually, artistically and physically; it nurtures their emotional, moral and social development; and it prepares them to meet the challenges of a diverse and competitive world.

The experienced Web Developer and Communications Manager will coordinate the School’s digital communication efforts, managing the School's website, digital news content, and social media channels.

• Ensures consistency of message and presentation in digital communications
• Conducts regular outreach to JTD faculty and staff in order to feature classroom, student, and faculty experiences in external and internal communications
• Coordinates all-school and community-wide communications, including The Chalkboard, the weekly school newsletter and the Parents' Association Monthly
• Manages the school website, enhancing website design, platform, and content management
• Works with Admissions Department to maintain strong online presence for prospective students and community relations
• Coordinates the photographing and videoing of school events
• Maintains an organized digital photo/video archive for School use, which will be available to the School Community
• Develops strategies to increase the social media presence of the school, while managing the School’s current social media content
• Assists with special projects and events as identified by the Director of Advancement
• Other duties as assigned

• Excellent organizational skills, with strong attention to detail and follow-up
• Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to demonstrate professionalism and diplomacy working with parents, students, faculty, staff, and outside vendors
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
• Excellent writing and proofreading skills
• Proven ability to handle sensitive information with discretion and confidentiality
• Proven time management skills with the ability to manage duties and tasks efficiently and effectively
• Ability to work successfully in a collaborative, cooperative and collegial workplace

• Bachelor’s Degree and/or two to three (2-3) years of previous experience in a marketing or communications role; experience in an independent school setting preferred
• Experience with basic website management (HTML). Previous experience working with Blackbaud/Whipple Hill is preferred
• Experience with social media strategy
• Proficient knowledge of G Suite and MS Office
• Proficient knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, and other related software for graphic design

We offer a competitive salary, and a friendly, supportive work environment in a beautiful campus setting. JTD is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Valerie Bakst
[email protected]

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