Working in a building full of exuberant teenagers and smart, dedicated adults?
Being part of a two-person Communications team dedicated to the branding and image of an independent school?
Designing and producing promotional materials for admissions and fundraising?
Capturing school events (assemblies, games, plays, concerts) on video and posting about them social media?
Building and refreshing pages using a website content management system (Blackbaud)?
Working with high school students to put together a yearbook?
We’re looking for an energetic, creative, self-starter with a four-year college degree and at least one year of experience in a related field, who is adept in Adobe Creative Suite, understands print production, is good at photography, and is able to take and edit video for the web/social media. The ideal candidate has an eye for clean, clever design, is super-reliable and organized, is a quick learner, wants to be an active part of a vibrant school community, and has a healthy sense of humor. This is a full-time, 12-month position with benefits that reports directly to the Communications Director. Responsibilities include graphic design and print production (including a yearbook,) photography & videography, management of the school website, and social media posts. We are a Mac-based school, and we use Gmail, Google Drive, and Slack. This job begins on July 1, 2019.
Please send us a cover letter, resume (including references,) and three samples of your design work. Please also copy the school’s mission from our website (burkeschool.org) and create a simple design for a 3’ x 6’ poster that reflects Burke’s style and uses only the words in the statement – no photos or art. Please bundle all of that into one PDF and submit it to Alison Merow at firstname.lastname@example.org
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
Familiarity with Gmail, Google Drive, Microsoft Office
Ability to take and edit photos and videos
Familiarity with social media
Knowledge of print production
About Edmund Burke School
Founded in 1968, Edmund Burke School is a progressive, independent school dedicated to producing graduates who think critically and act compassionately. We serve 300 students of all genders in grades 6-12.