Aidan Montessori School, located in Woodley Park, Washington, DC, is accepting applications for the position of Director of Communications, Marketing, & Events for the 2023-2024 school year. This is a full-time, fully-benefited, exempt position, with hours from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Mondays through Fridays and additional hours to support school events as needed.
The Director of Communications, Marketing & Events will be responsible for the following:
Overseeing publication production, content research and writing, and editing for all marketing collateral, newsletters, announcements, website updates, event collateral, school publications, and annual reports;
Working closely with the administration and teachers to meet strategic communication objectives and strengthen Aidan’s brand with all constituencies;
Collaborating with the Director of Advancement to create and execute all branding, communications, and event support for The Aidan Fund and Auction to Fund Students;
Managing school marketing and advertising efforts in conjunction with the Director of Admissions;
Supervising the Graphic Design and Publication Assistant's work and schedule so as to assure smooth production of publications and updated website and social media content;
Creating and managing content on social media accounts;
Coordinating photography and videography of school-related events and activities as needed;
Organizing, coordinating, and attending meetings as required to plan, promote, and execute all school-related Special Events, including making arrangements regarding venue, rentals, and volunteers; coordinating catering and supplies for school events; and managing event setup and clean up;
Collaborating closely with the school administration and Parent Association with respect to planning and production of events and all related materials, communication, and information.
Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree with 1-3 years of communication experience, preferably in a non-profit organization or education. Exceptional communication and organizational skills and experience with event planning are essential. Knowledge of Montessori is helpful, but not required.
An ideal candidate is detail-oriented and will also have a combination of demonstrated knowledge, abilities, and interests in the following areas:
Strong computer skills, including Google, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft;
Ability to multitask, work under pressure, prioritize, and meet deadlines;
Experience in digital and print marketing, content marketing, and social media marketing;
Work effectively both independently and as part of a team;
Maintain strict confidentiality and data security at all times;
Strong photography and videography skills.
Aidan Montessori School does not discriminate against applicants based on race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender expression. Applicants from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
If you are a motivated, dynamic, thoughtful communicator, we would like to hear from you. To apply, please send your resume and letter of interest to email@example.com. Aidan is an AMI-recognized school, established in 1961.
Please note that per Mayor Bowser’s Order 2021-109 all employees in childcare and school settings must be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination will be required as a condition of employment at Aidan Montessori School.
Aidan Montessori School is the oldest Montessori school located in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1961, Aidan serves children ages eighteen months to twelve years (grade 6) and is accredited by Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) and the Association of Independent Maryland and D.C. Schools (AIMS).