Communications Assistant @ Gateways: Access to Jewish Education

Communications Assistant

Overview of Position
Reporting to the Director of Development, the Communications Assistant will support development and marketing communications activities as Gateways continues to grow and expand its reach.

Core Responsibilities
- Manage departmental assignments from inception to completion.
- Draft and edit content for a variety of purposes across the organization (e.g. social media posts, flyer text, impact stories for eblasts, thought/research pieces, etc.).
- Manage email communications to Gateways’ email list via mail server (i.e., Constant Contact).
- Manage online platforms including Gateways’ website, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts to further Gateways’ online presence and messaging.
- Regularly track and report on communications metrics (i.e., email open and click rates, social media activity, Gateways in the media, etc).
- Liaise with designer, printers, photographer, and other vendors as needed for various projects. Track price quotes and ensure projects remain within budget.
- Ensure conformity of all marketing materials and communications to Gateways’ branding standards.
- Contribute to and support overall communications planning and communications aspects of development plan.
- Support Gateways outreach, student recruitment and retainment communications with Gateways’ program staff.
- Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
- BA or higher degree in marketing, public media relations, communications, or related field.
- Proven work experience in marketing, communications, or similar.
- Strong organizational, planning, and writing/editing skills necessary.
- Proficient in MS Office; familiarity with content management systems (i.e., WordPress) is a plus.
- Understanding of media relations and digital media strategies.
- Ability to take initiative, set priorities, and to work independently and as a team player.
- Positive energy and open outlook, and a passion for Gateways’ mission.
- Understanding of the local Jewish community, including the network of day schools and synagogues, preferred.
- Must be flexible to work some evenings and some Sundays during the year.

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, medical, vision, dental, retirement plans, leave early for Shabbat, Life Insurance
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2020-08-31
  • Times this job has been viewed: 411 times
  • Job is posted for: 30 days
  • Job Categories: Marketing/PR
  • Organization Type: Education & Schools
Job Location
Gateways: Access to Jewish Education
333 Nahanton St (Remote through 12/31/2020)
Newton Center , Massachusetts 02459
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