Marketing Manager [Immediate]

Position Details

  • Job Title: Marketing Manager [Immediate]
  • Department: Shared Services
  • Job Category: Shared Services

The Opportunity

Harlem Village Academies is a community of educators working to build an urban school district based on the ideals and tenets of progressive education.  HVA is the demonstration site for the Progressive Education Institute.

As a Marketing Manager, you’ll be a key point person in telling the stories of HVA and PEI and the incredible people who work with us.  Working in close collaboration with colleagues, you will develop our digital content strategy program, create and edit content (especially photos and videos), supervise online advertising, and manage communities on prominent online platforms.

Join an incredible community of educators who are passionate about progressive pedagogy while embracing a sense of urgency, a strong work ethic, and accountability for student learning. We select individuals who share our vision and are willing to put in the hard work to achieve it. 

Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and evaluate content strategy program, with objectives including enhancing brand awareness, reputation management and SEO, developing community, and sharing best practices from the schools.
  • Create and edit high-quality content in a variety of formats, including blog posts, emails, pictures, videos (including teacher interviews), and podcasts.
  • Manage advertising program for teacher and student recruitment, including maintaining and evaluating metrics for how content is performing.
  • Manage mailing lists using Constant Contact or similar.
  • Maintain editorial calendar, coordinating stakeholders ranging from shared services team members to school personnel.
  • Manage communities, create engagement and excitement, and post content on platforms including Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, YouTube, and beyond.
  • Stay abreast of the latest trends to enable lightning-quick strategy shifts.

Qualifications

  • A passion for progressive education, a desire to serve the children of Harlem, and an eagerness to get to know teachers and students.
  • Excellent written communication skills and social skills.
  • Facility with the full breadth of digital platforms and a keen eye for the latest trends.  (Note: you yourself should have a variety of active social media accounts.)
  • Facility with software for editing photos (e.g. Photoshop), videos (e.g. Final Cut), and audio (e.g. Audacity).
  • Facility with design software (e.g. InDesign) preferred.
  • A careful planner and goal-setter who knows how to adjust on the fly.

Harlem Village Academies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity among our staff. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

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