The Communication & Marketing Manager will be responsible for creating content and contributing to strategy development for all external communications including those related to admissions, recruitment and enrollment, fundraising and grant applications, the current Red Bridge community and social media. The Communication & Marketing manager will assist in the design and recruitment of the Red Bridge middle school program. General responsibilities include assembling the weekly newsletter for each Autonomy Level (including taking and selecting photographs), leading tours and online information sessions for prospective parents, attending school fairs and applying for relevant grants. The Communication & Marketing Manager will be involved in creating strategic plans regarding social media, donor relations and middle school recruitment. This is a full-time position reporting to the Head of School.
Red Bridge strives to have a student body that reflects the diversity of our community in San Francisco. Our mission, location and individualized tuition model all support this goal. We believe that a diverse learning community is a necessary part of a high-quality education. We aim to have a faculty that reflects this diversity as well. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Teachers at Red Bridge are models of lifelong learning: collaborating to design meaningful learning experiences for students, closely observing children’s development and needs, and creating and reflecting on innovative routines and systems. Red Bridge currently serves thirty students in the equivalent of Kindergarten – Fourth Grade. We will continue to grow and age up with our student body until we are a full K-8 school.
Ideal candidates will have:
experience working in a school setting or with a nonprofit
Degree in a relevant field (ex. English, Communications, Marketing)
Published writing or professional experience as an editor or copy editor
Knowledge of digital tools and social media strategy
A background in photography, including digital photo and/or video editing
Ideal candidates will believe:
in high expectations for all students, and have the ability to recognize excellence
that collaboration yields better results
that the role of the teacher is not to get students to listen, but to get students to think
that thoughtful feedback is welcome and helpful for personal development
that planning and preparation are key to reaching lofty goals
Ideal candidates will consistently:
address issues proactively
take on a variety of tasks flexibly, as necessitated in the school’s early years
demonstrate authentic enthusiasm for intellectual inquiry
model lifelong learning
work to create a culture of belonging for students, parents and colleagues
Red Bridge is an independent K-8 school that opened in September 2020 in San Francisco. Red Bridge was founded as a demonstration school for a new model of education designed to foster a sense of agency in every student as the foundation for academic and life success. Student ownership is built into every system and structure of the school, so that students gradually take on more responsibility for their learning. This puts every student on the path to becoming a lifelong learner – so that no matter what the future looks like, they have the capacity to adapt and flourish.
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