Manager of External Affairs
Company: Mott Haven Academy Charter School
Posted on: September 23, 2022
Manager of External Affairs
Hired by, reports to, and evaluated by Head of School and COTO.
Works closely with The New York Foundling's communications and
The role of Manager of External Affairs is an integral part of the
school's educational program. This person coordinates all press and
media relations, external program partnerships, and marketing and
communications initiatives. This person also leads the school's
research initiatives, and works with the board and other internal
and external stakeholders to share our practices and our model.
Candidate must have strong writing and proofreading skills, and
should also be an entrepreneurial self-starter and team player with
good interpersonal skills and a commitment to Haven Academy's work
Three or more years of experience in communications, journalism, or
a related field
Bachelor's Degree Required; Master's Degree preferred
Demonstrable track record of successful work in branding campaigns,
writing, and media placement (portfolio and writing samples will be
required during the hiring process).
Outstanding oral, written, and public speaking skills
Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills
Exceptional detail and organizational abilities
A professional, positive, flexible attitude
Have proven ability to operate independently, apply sound judgment,
and maintain strict confidentiality when necessary
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Salary ranges between 65-75k based on previous experience, with
full benefits and 403b package.
OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION:
At Haven Academy, diversity, equity, and inclusion are a matter of
mission. We stand for voice and choice.
We strive to create empathetic educational spaces that serve as
playgrounds for exploration and self-discovery, so that we can more
fully engage in critical reflection of the larger world and fashion
one that is more inclusive, responsive, and equitable for all.
We believe that our team should reflect the vast diversity of the
communities we serve, and that diverse voices should be elevated
and intentionally integrated into our work.
Design, write, execute, and manage the development and distribution
of print and electronic materials including, but not limited to,
website, social media, brochures, overviews, newsletters, case
studies, field research.
Identify and manage external relations opportunities for Haven
Academy, including managing press and media, social media, leading
school tours, and facilitating partnerships with external
Coordinate data collection for school initiatives connected to the
school's unique model, used for external communications and donor
Cultivate partnerships with research organizations and other
Serve as the organizational liaison for program-level partnerships
and volunteer initiatives.
Coordinate with The New York Foundling's development team to
support fundraising initiatives and donor communications for Haven
Become well versed in Haven Academy's work, collaborating closely
with school staff in order to best identify and craft case studies
and press pitches about Haven Academy and the impact of its
Coordinate information sharing about Haven Academy, including
calls, emails, presentations, and tours.
Act as the day-to-day liaison for the Board of Trustees, including
coordinating schedules, taking meeting minutes, and maintaining
Coordinate and oversee internal and public relations events.
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