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Communications Coordinator/Associate, Public Affairs

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Success Academy Charter Schools

Success Academy Charter Schools

Communications Coordinator/Associate, Public Affairs

New York, NY
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Thanks for your interest in Success Academy! Running the largest, fastest-growing, and highest-performing network of public charter schools in New York City takes a village - families, children, teachers, staff and faculty, advocates and supporters alike. We would love to welcome you to our community! We work tirelessly every day to ensure each child in NYC has access to a fun, rigorous, whole-child education regardless of zip code or economic status. When you join SA, you play a part in giving every student who walks through the doors of one of our 53 schools in NYC a fair shot at reaching his or her potential.

    Job Description

    Communications Coordinator/Associate, Public Affairs

    We're redefining what's possible in public education. We set out to tackle this education crisis with a groundbreaking school design that delivers a rigorous, whole-child education to students from all backgrounds. Today, as the fastest growing, highest-performing charter school network in New York, our network of 49 K-12 schools outperforms every district in the state, proving irrefutably that all children are capable of excellence. We are looking to hire a results-driven Communications Coordinator to join our Public Affairs & Communications team.

    Success Academy’s Public Affairs & Communications team works to develop and deliver engaging internal and external communications and effective public relations. We work to advance K-12 public education reform and student achievement nationally by deploying high-quality content across multiple media platforms and channels. This team develops best-in-class communications to ensure internal and external audiences are well informed on relevant academic and education reform issues as well as the exceptional achievements and joyful celebrations of Success Academy scholars and educators.

    Reporting to the Editorial Content Manager , the Communications Coordinator will have a proven track record managing email campaigns in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment; will be responsible for all aspects of planning, execution, workflow, and calendar management of email campaigns; will assist in maintenance and building of new pages for our Intranet. They will:

    Key responsibilities include:

    • Manage schedule of communications using

    • Build, optimize, and track email data and postings

    • Prepare and maintain segmented email lists

    • Collect, analyze, and report on key metrics

    • Execute on A/B and multivariate test strategies, including subject lines and templates, to increase engagement

    • Assist in training staff on platforms and enhancements

    A successful applicant will have the following experiences and characteristics:

    • 2 years’ experience in email marketing/management platforms like Parent Square, Braze, MailChimp, Constant Contact or EMMA

    • Proficiency in Google suite and complex list management and segmentation

    • Quick learner, especially of different communications platforms

    • Flexibility to sometimes work evenings/weekends for urgent matters

    • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing business demands

    • Basic design skills in Adobe and/or Canva recommended

    • Knowledge or experience of Salesforce a plus

    • Good sense of humor a must

    To join our team, please upload a cover letter and resume that outlines your candidacy. Your cover letter should explain in detail your qualifications for the position. Resumes without cover letters will not be reviewed.

    Success Academy Charter Schools is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Success Academy offers a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth.

    Compensation Range

    Annual Salary: $58,500.00 - $60,000.00

    Exact compensation may vary based on skills and experience.

    Already an employee of Success Academies? Please go to your Okta Dashboard> Workday> Applications> Career to apply via our Internal Careers page.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We actively seek applications from people of all backgrounds to strengthen our community and the perspectives needed to flourish in a multicultural world. Success Academy offers a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth. Learn more about our philosophy, benefits, and team at .

    Success Academy Charter Schools does not offer employment-based immigration sponsorship.

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  • Fun Fact
    In June 2018, we graduated our first class of seniors and ALL of them are headed to college!
  • About Us

    Our dual mission is to: Build exceptional, world-class public schools that prove children from all backgrounds can succeed in college and life; serve as a catalyst and national model for school reform, and help change public policies that prevent children from having access to opportunity.