Founded in 1913, Crescent is an independent school for boys from grades 3 - 12, located on a park-like 37-acre campus in midtown Toronto. We are committed to mentoring and relational learning by modelling and instilling core values of respect, responsibility, honesty, and compassion. We nurture wellbeing while cultivating excellence in academics, arts, athletics, business, outreach, and robotics. Our expertise is supported by exceptional resources, including high-tech learning spaces, a professionally equipped theatre and superb athletic facilities, as we foster the development of our graduates to men of character from boys of promise.
Crescent School invites applications for the following position:
Marketing and Communications Specialist
As a dynamic, engaging, creative professional with exceptional relationship-building and communication skills, you have a passion for writing and storytelling. Your commitment to your own professional growth is evident in the innovative practices you bring to work and inspires the development and growth of your colleagues. In a workplace that is challenging, diverse, warm and fulfilling, your contribution will be valued by the entire community.
Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, you will be responsible for delivering brand-appropriate, timely and meaningful communications on behalf of Crescent School to keep all members of the community informed on school news, events and programs.
Responsibilities: Writing, editing and gathering stories for Crescents communication properties. These include weekly and monthly school newsletters, and quarterly newsletters from the Crescent Parent Association and for alumni and past parent audiences
Serving as Editor of, and contributor to, Past & Present, Crescents biannual alumni magazine
Developing and implementing communication plans for school processes and events
Developing and updating content for Crescent Schools public website, community intranet site (known as the Green Room) and alumni website
Co-managing Crescent Schools official Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram accounts and collaborate with administrators of other Crescent-affiliated social media sites, ensuring they are brand-compliant and assisting with strategic content development
Maintaining the project status report for the weekly Marketing & Communication department meetings
Tracking and analyzing website and social media audience traffic analyticsThe successful candidate will have: Post-secondary education;
Minimum 3 years experience working in the communications field, e.g. journalist, public relations, marketing firm or department;
Exceptional writing and editing skills;
Strong attention to detail and well developed organizational skills;
Superior customer service focus and collaboration skills;
Growth mindset, curiosity and willingness to accept new perspectives;
A burning desire to become fully immersed in Crescents positive and progressive culture.
Experience with GSuite, Blackbaud, Hootsuite an asset
Crescent School offers an excellent working environment and a competitive compensation and benefits package, including the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan. If you exude passion, creativity, commitment, courage and fun, you will make an impact here! Please apply online at crescent.simplication.com by creating a Support account and uploading your letter of application and resume and professional writing samples (if available) by August 11, 2021 . For further information about Crescent School and employment opportunities please visit our website at www.crescentschool.org.Crescent School believes in the importance of diversity, inclusivity, and belonging. We value the unique life experience that each person brings and believe that human differences make us stronger. We strive to be a community where every person feels welcome and valued. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, national origins, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. Special accommodations for candidates with disabilities are available upon request.