The Avery Coonley School is a coed Pre-K - Grade 8 independent school serving academically bright and gifted students. The school is located in Downers Grove, a suburb 15 miles west of Chicago. For more information about the school, visit its website at www.averycoonley.org
The Avery Coonley School seeks to hire a part time temporary Marketing and Communications Assistant who works 15 hours per week through May and then 35 hours per week from June - August. Position is temporary and might lead to a full time position.
We are looking for a staff member who has a passion, energy and enthusiasm for working in an academically gifted primary school. The successful candidate will work effectively as a team member and have exceptional communication skills. One or more years of experience in the nonprofit sector performing administrative duties for an organization is preferred.
High School Degree.
Independent school experience preferred.
Ability to work effectively with parents, faculty, staff, alumni, students, and outside community members.
Passion for working in an educational environment.
Familiarity with the local community is a plus.
Demonstrated sensitivity, good judgment and confidentiality in working with all the School’s constituencies.
Strong working knowledge of Excel, Word, and databases.
Social Media experience required.
An ideal candidate will have experience with Canvas and Mail Chimp.
High motivation, with outstanding oral, written, and interpersonal skills.
Generate external communications (digital and print advertising).
Support the admission office with website updates/changes.
Support the development office with fundraising communications.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Avery Coonley School
The Avery Coonley School is a coed PreK-Grade 8 independent school serving academically bright and gifted students. The school is located in Downers Grove, a suburb 15 miles west of Chicago. For more information about the school, visit www.averycoonley.org.