Community Relations Coordinator

Overview:
The job of the Community Relations/Student Recruitment Coordinator is to provide specialized services involving the school in relation to parents and/or the community at large. This person will also be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive and innovative recruitment program to attract new families.
The Community Relations Coordinator will report directly to the Principal.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Communicate with parents on behalf of the school for the purposes of ensuring that
an ongoing partnership between the home and school is formed.
• Conduct parent meetings for the purpose of gaining information and/or discussing
school news.
• Organize various activities for the purposes of providing support to the school and
parents, showcasing student work, and celebrating the diversity of the community.
• Handle all aspects of the school’s publications such as newsletters, brochures,
bulletins, and letters.
• Represent the school in various community organizations and community events.
• Provide strategic direction and planning for media relations.
• Develop and post content for the school’s Facebook, Twitter, and website; working
directly with staff, faculty, students, and parents.
• Monitor the school’s social media content and comments to ensure the pages are
current, comprehensive and visually inviting.
• Develop and coordinate innovative approaches to recruitment. Establish program
standards, goals, and strategies to achieve recruitment objectives.
• Conducts oral presentations and events to encourage school enrollment.
• Prepares a wide variety of student recruitment promotional materials such as
releases, brochures, and public service announcements.

Qualifications
• Bachelor degree in an area relevant to coordinating and directing school/community relations
such as public relations, mass communication, or equivalent education and experience.
• Mastery of communication skills (verbal, written, and interpersonal)
• Proficiency with current technology for performance of duties; including graphics
design and publication software.

Desired Characteristics:
• Previous experience in a public school environment preferred
• Fluent in Spanish
• Excellent organizational, planning, and implementation skills
• Detail-­‐oriented team player willing to roll up sleeves and get the job done
• Knowledge of principles of public relations, publicity, marketing, and grant writing
• Unquestioned integrity and commitment to the school’s mission

Salary:
This is a full-­‐time position. We offer a salary depending on experience and qualifications.

Please email all required documents along with your resume to jobs@lashonacademy.org