Employment: Communications Coordinator (ISD)

Position Description:

The Communications Coordinator will Develop a communications strategy that will improve communications both internally and externally. The coordinator will oversee all communications content and systems for ISD’s internal community for consistency and accuracy. A significant responsibility will be to collect, create, and produce an online journal with practical information about daily and upcoming events.

Candidates should have a college degree in communication, journalism, public relations or equivalent discipline and a minimum of two years’ experience in a communications and/or marketing role. Successful candidates will have excellent written communication skills in English and be a self-starter, able to work independently. Bi-lingual French and English is preferred.

This position reports to the Director and supports the Director, principals, Athletics/Activities Director, and Admissions Coordinator.

Candidates must be available during the academic school year, August 2017 through mid-June 2018 and will schedule breaks during school vacation times.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all communications content and systems for ISD’s internal community for consistency and accuracy
  • Collect, create, and produce an online journal with practical information about daily and upcoming events
  • Write articles for external publications
  • Assist in the development of external communications for prospective families and teachers
  • Assist in the redesign and manage the periodic review of website content for internal and external audiences
  • Collaborate with the technology department for regular updates of social media platforms
  • Create and maintain an annual school planner and calendar for faculty, students, and parents
  • Develop a communications strategy that will improve communications both internally and externally

Qualifications:

  • A. degree or equivalent in communication, journalism, public relations or equivalent discipline.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a communications and/or marketing role
  • Excellent written communication skills in English
  • Working knowledge of publishing software, website design, and social media
  • Self-starter, able to work independently
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
  • Flexible, responsive, and able to meet deadlines
  • Bilingual French and English preferred

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and resume to recruiting@faculty.isd.sn

Applications must be submitted by April 22, 2017

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