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Job Title:
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS
Job Type:
Full Time
Position Level:
Experienced
Job Description:

La Pietra – Hawaii School for Girls is seeking a Director of Communications who will be responsible for developing and implementing communication strategies and advertising concepts, overseeing the school’s social media presence, and spearheading school publications.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

COMMUNICATIONS

  • Develop a communications and marketing strategy for internal and external constituencies
  • Develop marketing materials and advertising concepts as appropriate
  • Coordinate public relations and media relations efforts, including writing and distribution of press releases
  • Generate content for various communication outlets, including the school magazine, social media, website and email
  • With Admissions Office, plan and execute campaign to attract prospective students and retain current students
  • Design, maintain, update website and manage social networking sites
  • Parent-Faculty Association communications and general assistance
  • Solicit and organize community partnership opportunities

 

PUBLICATIONS

  • Compile and distribute regularly-scheduled parent email newsletter
  • In collaboration with others, produce school publications such as annual report and biannual school magazine: to include researching and writing original articles, compiling and/or writing class notes, graphic design and layout

 

OTHER DUTIES

  • Assist with the promotion, marketing, and advertising of various school events
  • School store merchandise vendor communications and customer ordering
  • Manage school daily bulletin and calendar event submissions
  • Support school policies, practices and standards and its leadership
  • Other duties as assigned

 

SKILLS DESIRED

  • Adobe suite (PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Microsoft suite
  • Database management
  • Photography and videography
  • Impeccable writing, editing, speaking and listening skills
Applicant Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, (advanced degree preferred), and 2-4 years of demonstrated success in communications and marketing, preferably in an independent school environment.

 

The position requires exceptional verbal and written communication skills to cultivate and maintain the highest degree of professionalism when generating content for publication, in addition to the ability to work well as part of a team. The candidate should exhibit highly developed organizational skills, the ability to manage multiple projects, discretion and judgment in decision-making, and enthusiastically represent the school and its core values.

 

SKILLS DESIRED

  • Adobe suite (PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Microsoft suite
  • Database management
  • Photography and videography
  • Impeccable writing, editing, speaking and listening skills

 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and complete employment application to Dawn Ijiri,  dijiri@lapietra.edu or mail to 2933 Poni Moi Rd, Honolulu, HI 96815.

 

Education:
4 Year Degree
Non-discriminatory Statement:
Non-discriminatory Statement:
La Pietra - Hawaii School for Girls does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or gender, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, arrest and court record except as provided by Haw. Rev. Stat. §378-2.5, disability, sexual orientation, military/veterans status, or other grounds protected under applicable state and federal laws, regulations, and/or executive orders. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.                
Apply To:
Mrs. Dawn Ijiri
808-922-2744 x102
dijiri@lapietra.edu
School Name:
La Pietra - Hawaii School for Girls
Street Address:
2933 Poni Moi Road
Honolulu, HI 96815
Phone:
808-922-2744
Fax:
808-923-4514
Head of School:
Dr. Josh Watson
Founding Date:
1964
Religious Affiliation:
Independent
Accreditation:
HAIS, WASC
Membership Status:
Full Member
Licensed:
Yes
Day / Boarding:
Day Only
Gender:
Girls Only
Grade Levels:
6th thru 12th
Enrollment:
155
International Students Accepted:
Yes
Summer Programs Offered:
Yes
Kindergarten Cut Off Date:
Website:
Social Media:
    
Admissions Contact:
Mrs. Megan Meyer
Admissions Email:
09/09/2019 8:21 AM 06/30/2025 info@lapietra.edu School
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