Communications Manager

324 West 15th Street, New York, NY 10011
Competitive salary, health and 401K
Oct 22, 2018
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Corlears School, a small New York City independent school located in the lively Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, is seeking a full-time Communications Manager to work in conjunction with the Institutional Advancement Team to support clear and effective communication with the internal community, including newsletters, social media and publications.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Help establish and maintain a communications calendar
  • Manage all internal email communication including weekly updates, announcements, newsletters, school yearbook and as-needed community updates
  • Compile photos of school life through taking and and collecting photos from internal constituents; as well as coordinating photography for major school events
  • Oversight of school’s social media
    • Develop strategy and manage school’s FB, Instagram and Twitter accounts: utilizing them as tools to share our story and connect to content posted in other places
    • Work with outside social media marketing supports to create native content that can be used for marketing purposes
  • Provide coordination support for the school’s new Parent Resource Center
    • Support coordination for filming and editing of videos
    • Support editing of content
    • Implement posting of content
  • Editorial Content Generation
    • Generate editorial content for newsletter/website, social and external sites
  • Copy editor for both planned pieces and impromptu needs


  • Bachelors (required) or Masters (a plus)
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written (editorial background a plus) 
  • Strong familiarity with social media tools
  • Ability to design and create graphics for invitations and announcements
  • Knowledge of SEO and other metrics used to analyze impact of school communications
  • Desire to work collaboratively with appreciation for difference and a commitment to inclusion
  • Independent initiative, creative approach
  • Highly organized

The Corlears Community: 

Corlears is a warm and nurturing community dedicated to the educational excellence of young children through the elementary grades. Corlears is committed to creating an environment and shaping a curriculum that embraces differences. Our small and dynamic community makes working at Corlears both exciting and an opportunity for growth. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Please send resume and cover letter.

Attention: David Egolf

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