Essex North Shore is looking for a Communication Specialist to join our technology team. The Communication Specialist implements and maintains internal and external communications efforts.
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA) CLASSIFICATION:
This position is classified as non-exempt.
The Communications Specialist reports to the Director of Technology
Ability to work with diverse stakeholder groups
Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud Applications
Proficient in WordPress
FAA Drone/Remote Pilot Certification Preferred
Possess problem-solving skills and reasoning ability
Ability to adapt to emerging technologies
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent-Director may find appropriate and in conformity with state and federal law.
Maintain the District’s social media accounts.
Communicate inappropriate content to the Director of Technology.
Capture and create social media content.
Monitor internet presence and reputation and provide a daily update to the Director of Technology.
Maintain the District’s website, ensure it is ADA compliant and is maintained with a DEI lens.
Take photographs of students, staff, events, and projects.
Record and create videos of students, staff, events, and projects.
Maintain the District’s collection of photographs and digital assets.
Create and review the District’s informational and marketing materials and publications. Ensure content is properly branded.
Work with the District’s Public Relations firm to post press releases to the website and social media sites.
Provide professional learning opportunities for staff as it relates to the appropriate use of technology; including email, social media accounts both personal and professional, Freedom of Information Act requests.
Serve as a member of the District Technology Committee and chair the Communications Subgroup of the District Technology Committee.
Maintain electronic and letterboard signage.
Attend off-hour meetings, events, and activities to gather information and media for publication and posting.
Attend conferences and workshops in the technology field, as appropriate.
Perform such other tasks and assume such other responsibilities not inconsistent with the role, as the Director of Technology may assign.
PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
This work is performed both indoors, and outside in inclement weather. Work involves potential exposure to temperature extremes and noise. Lifting, pushing, and pulling equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and occasionally heavier is required; Walking, standing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, and climbing stairs.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This is a 12-month position.
The nature of this position requires hours beyond the regular school day. It is expected that the person filling this position will give priority to completing the necessary tasks and set hours accordingly.
Salary and fringe benefits to be established by the Superintendent-Director in accordance with the policies established by the School Committee.