Monday , September 26 2022

Director of External Communications in Idea Academy Jobs


  • IDEA Public Schools

    Job Description:

    At IDEA Public Schools, we believe in college for ALL and we are committed to ensuring that all our students graduate from college. IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free Pre-K-12 public charter schools in the United States sending 100% of our students to college. 58% of our students graduate from college in 6 years – that’s 8 times the national rate for students in our communities!

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Directly manage a team of three direct reports
    • Manage daily media monitoring and PR and media relations across all IDEA regions and nationally
    • Serve as editor in chief of content for IDEA’s website and national social media channels
    • Distribute crisis communications plan to campus and HQ leaders and manage the crisis management database, accessible via The Hub, for campuses to access standard crisis communications documents-letters to parents, receptionist Q&A, etc.
    • Serve as the team liaison for IDEA’s student safety and crisis communications by playing a key role in the development of crisis communications, resources, and training.
    • Position IDEA a thought leader nationally in education/education reform, promoting IDEA leaders and programs
    • Develop publications (IMPACT Magazine, Persistence/Enrollment Publications, and serve as an advisor for IDEA’s Annual Report) that help to steward persistence and brand awareness at IDEA.
    • Meet media and public relations goals, nationally and across new and existing IDEA regions, focusing on increasing brand awareness

    Job Requirements:

    • Strong writing and editing skills
    • Results and quality-focused with an eye for detail, a bias for excellence in building and deploying communications plans and managing multiple communications platforms and channels
    • Relationship-building and influencing skills, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders
    • Experience in public relations and strategic communications
    • Creative, ambitious, and highly adept in designing and implementing cohesive communications strategies
    • Excellent communication skills, both orally and written

    Qualification & Experience:

    • Experience: 5-7 years of full-time professional experience required; 3+ years of full-time people management required
    • Preferred experience in Marketing and Communications field
    • Preferred experience with project management
    • Established media relationships in one or more IDEA regions or nationally
    • Bilingual preferred
    • Bachelor’s degree required

    Job Details:

    Company: IDEA Public Schools

    Vacancy Type: Full Time

    Job Location: Greater Carrollwood, FL, US

    Application Deadline: N/A

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