The Noble Network of Charter Schools


Communications Associate

III. Network Support Chicago, Illinois

Description

The Noble Network of Charter Schools, Chicago’s largest and highest performing non-selective public school network, is looking for a Communications Associate. This person will report to our Director of Communications and will work closely with the Senior Communications Associate and other members of the External Affairs team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with staff across Noble’s 18 campuses to surface high quality content for use in a variety of stories, pitches, and media events
  • Draft press releases and media advisories
  • Develop pitches and maintain relationships with local, regional, and national media
  • Write, edit, and post blog entries and other written stories to be used in digital communications
  • Manage the day-to-day posting, maintenance, and response of Noble’s primary social media accounts and monitor Noble’s overall digital presence.

“Noble Quality” Non-Negotiable(s)

  • Clear passion for Noble’s mission
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A history of proven results and achievement
  • Obsessive attention to quality and detail
  • Service-focused humility

Candidate Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or related field, or a minimum two years of communications and marketing experience
  • High degree of professionalism and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task, work in a fast-paced environment, and think critically
  • Highly motivated, energetic, and proactive
  • Experience with Drupal, Wordpress, MailChimp, Adobe Suite, and social media tools a plus

 

The Noble Network of Charter Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.


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