(Part-time and Temporary) Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing
Garrison Forest School
Location: Owings Mills, Maryland
Type: Part Time
Garrison Forest School (GFS) seeks a temporary Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing, to start as soon as possible. This position is a temporary maternity leave placement.
Garrison Forest School (GFS) seeks a temporary Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing, to start as soon as possible. This position is a temporary maternity leave placement, with an anticipated schedule of about 15 hours per week for 12 weeks. Note that weekly needs may fluctuate.
This role supports general marketing efforts of the Garrison Forest School Communications and Marketing team, primarily serving as a photographer and videographer. Weekly assignments will be provided, with key dates communicated at the onset of the placement and subsequent needs communicated prior to each week. The candidate does not need to be on campus but must be able to get to campus if needed for an assignment. Some evening and weekend assignments are possible.
Provide compelling photography for the school’s website, publications, social media and advertising. This includes staged photography as well as editorial shoots.
Produce videos that tell the story of GFS or serve as the school’s videographer for events and shows.
Proven experience in photography, including portrait-style, candids and event photography. Experience photographing sports is preferred but not required.
Experience creating videos for marketing purposes.
Must be able to turn photos and videos around quickly, usually within the same day for photography.
Must be able to work well with many different constituents, to include students in grades Preschool through 12th, faculty, staff and parents.
Background check/fingerprinting is required prior to the start of employment.
School Overview: Garrison Forest School is an independent, nonsectarian college-preparatory girls' day and boarding school in Baltimore County, Maryland with an elementary, middle and high school program, a coed preschool, and a national and international boarding program for girls in grades 8-12. Founded in 1910 and set on a stunning 110-acre campus in suburban Owings Mills, Garrison Forest offers a program with a wealth of opportunities in Academics, the Arts, and Athletics. Confident, creative and compassionate, GFS students are encouraged to be fully engaged as they develop their passions and their own authentic voices within a spirited and joyful environment.
Candidates should support the Mission, Core Values, and Statement of Respect of Garrison Forest School. Garrison Forest School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, religion or disability in its employment policies and other school-administered programs. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates should contact Shelly Placek, Director of Communications and Marketing at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sample work will be requested. No phone calls, please.
Garrison Forest School is an independent, college preparatory, girls’ day and boarding school with a co-educational preschool located in Owings Mills, Maryland, minutes northwest of Baltimore City. Garrison Forest School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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