Careers


MinnSPRA helps connect qualified candidates with professional opportunities in school public relations by posting positions here. If you have a position to post, please email it to Ann Kvaal.


Online School Marketing and Outreach Coordinator – Eden Prairie Schools

We are currently seeking an Online School Marketing and Outreach Coordinator to join our Communications Department.

Education/Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Advertising, Sales, Business, Entrepreneurship, or a related field preferred

Qualifications:

  • 1 year of related experience with a bachelor’s degree; OR, 4 years of direct experience without a degree

Qualifications:

  • Experience creating and executing strategic plans for digital marketing, lead generation, and customer conversion
  • Exceptional customer service, outreach, engagement, and relationship-building skills
  • Evidence of developing effective strategies to reach diverse audiences online
  • Effective management of SEO and digital advertising, including proficiency in social media platforms and email marketing software
  • Understanding and using digital analytics and tools to increase effectiveness of digital strategies, including Google Analytics and other tools

For the complete job description and how to apply, click here.


Marketing and Communications Manager – Benilde-St. Margaret’s

The Marketing and Communications Manager will support Benilde-St. Margaret’s (BSM) robust marketing, communications, public relations, and branding efforts, which includes the effective management of multi-faceted projects and digital media initiatives. This  individual will be part of a three-person team and will help to implement comprehensive marketing and communications strategies to raise  awareness of school initiatives and preserve and enhance BSM’s brand.

For the complete job description and how to apply, click here.


Director of Corporate Engagement and Alumni Relations – Eden Prairie Schools

Eden Prairie Schools is seeking a Director of Corporate Engagement and Alumni Relations to advance partnerships that create opportunities for students and staff. Across the public, non-profit, and private sector, this position develops mutually beneficial relationships and builds systems to foster those relationships.

POSITION: Director of Corporate Engagement and Alumni Relations
LOCATION: Administrative Services Center
RATE OF PAY: AST Level K / $100,179/year
DAYS PER YEAR: 260 days/year, 12 months/year
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/
QUALIFICATIONS:
Please see the attached job description for more details about this position.
Education/Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Public Engagement, Advertising, Sales, Business, Entrepreneurship, or a related field AND 4 years of related experience; OR, 10 years of direct experience

Experience:                                        

  • Establishing, maintaining, and leveraging collaborative, successful relationships with staff, alumni, external service agencies and groups, corporate leaders, foundation staff, and state, federal and local public administrators and leaders
  • Building and expanding partnerships to deliver ongoing, high-quality services and opportunities for students.
  • With minimal oversight, representing an organization and advancing its strategic priorities among a variety of high-stakes external partners

Qualifications:                                   

  • Established network of potential partners to increase opportunities for students
  • Evidence of garnering and increasing financial and volunteer support
  • Expert communication and interpersonal skills necessary to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of engagement across multiple cultures and ethnicities
  • Experience in administration, leadership, organizational development, and management.
Applications Preferred by: This position will remain open until filled; however, applicants are encouraged to submit their applications right away.  Application review will begin on January 3, 2023  and continue until a candidate is hired or the posting closes

Please click here begin your application for this position.  


Communications Coordinator/Superintendent’s Assistant – Delano Public Schools

  • Date Posted: 12/21/2022
  • Date Available: ASAP
  • Closing Date: Until Filled

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field.  Two or more years of related work experience.

JOB GOAL:

  • Communications Coordinator – To develop, implement and provide the district with a plan that effectively communicates information about each school, district issues, events, and services to internal and external audiences.  80% of the duties are facilitated in this goal.
  • Superintendent’s Assistant – Performs assigned duties related to the functions of the superintendent’s office and supports the superintendent in carrying out duties of his/her position in such a manner that the district’s focus statement, “Educational Excellence is our Foremost Goal,” is adhered to.

  

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: For the full job description, please click here. Salary range $60.000 – $70,000 depending upon experience.

QUESTIONS:  Contact Matt Schoen, Superintendent, via email at matt.schoen@delanoschools.org or by phone at 763-972-3365 ext. 1901


Communications Specialist – South Washington County

Under the direction of the Director of Communications, the Communications Specialist is responsible for coordinating district-wide communications and public relations activities that create and maintain a favorable public image for South Washington County Schools. This position is responsible for the tactical implementation of various communications strategies, including the District’s websites, social media channels and districtwide messaging. Primary responsibilities include:  writing, electronic and print communications, project management, and leadership support for assigned community relations programs and activities.

PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Write for a variety of audiences and purposes including family and staff newsletters, web content, marketing materials, news releases and other print and electronic communications (including social media).
  2. Edit and proofread written content for accuracy, consistency, clarity and style.
  3. Coordinate production of print materials generated by the Communications Department, including flyers, brochures and quarterly newsletter.
  4. Assist with the planning and implementation of public relations initiatives.
  5. Assist with coordination and updates to district-level website, intranet and social media.
  6. Photograph district events and activities for use in print and electronic materials.
  7. Create, implement and support social media campaigns and initiatives.
  8. Support special programs, initiatives and events as required of the Communications Department.
  9. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.


JOB SPECIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, LICENSE, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES):
Required:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in public relations, mass communications, or related field, plus two years of related professional experience.
  2. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
  3. Knowledge of communication planning, implementation and evaluation.
  4. Proficient in the use of current technology required for the performance of duties, including Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, and social media.
  5. Ability to maintain and coordinate updates to district-level website and intranet content.
  6. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  7. Prompt, regular and reliable attendance.
  8. Ability to prioritize tasks and manage long term projects.
  9. Communicates with students, parents, coworkers, supervisors, and the community in a positive and responsive way that is consistently welcoming and enhances effective working relationships.
  10. Demonstrates an appreciation of diversity in all interactions and job functions.

Desired: 

  1. Previous communication experience working with public schools and/or knowledge of the South Washington County School community.
  2. Working knowledge of digital photography.
  3. Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite.
  4. Demonstrated knowledge working with website content management systems.
  5. Ability to respond professionally during a crisis situation.
  6. Demonstrated ability in taking a project from start to finish in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

For more information or to apply for this position, click here.


Communications Specialist – Multimedia Focus – Fridley Public Schools

The communications specialist works with the communications team to create materials for public relations, marketing and other communications, and distributes content using a number of electronic vehicles, including the district website, social media, digital photography, digital video, email and print. The communication specialist plans and facilitates video production of monthly school board meetings and is responsible for creation of content that is informative, instills pride and evokes interest in Fridley Schools, thus enhancing both internal and external marketing efforts. The communications specialist carries out daily writing and editorial assignments in alignment with the district’s overall strategic communications, community relations and marketing plan. The ability to collaborate, multi-task, follow through and meet deadlines is essential. This position serves under the direction and guidance of the district’s director of communications and community relations.

For more information or to apply for this position, click here.