Position Description:
In this position you will support Wayzata Public Schools’ communications to internal and external stakeholders though the use of effective print, broadcast and electronic communication.  Develop and implement district-wide communications strategies and tactics, including execution of specific programs for internal and external school district audiences.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Position:

  •  Develop, manage and provide innovative leadership on the district’s website and Intranet site.
  • Update, post and create content for the district’s website and Intranet site, providing assistance and training to school and program staff and assuring the website is ADA compliant.
  • Coordinate the district’s social media strategy and implementation.
  • Coordinate use of electronic notification systems.
  • Develop specific project communication plans including production schedules and budget estimates.
  • Maintain excellent relationships with students, administrators, teachers, other staff, parents and community members for the purpose of serving as a communications liaison for schools and programs.
  • Manage multiple projects with various deadlines effectively.
  • Write for a variety of audiences and purposes including a community newsletter, staff newsletter, district website, marketing materials, news releases and other print materials.
  • Edit and proofread print materials for accuracy, consistency, clarity and style.
  • Coordinate production of print materials generated by the communications office.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of public relations initiatives.
  • Photograph district events and activities for use in district materials.
  • Assist with the media relations and special events.
  • Be available before and after regular work hours to assist with urgent and emergency communications.
  • Other duties assigned or apparent.

Qualifications:

  • College degree in related area required. 
  • Preferred three-five years of professional level experience with increasing levels of responsibility in strategic communications, marketing or public relations

Application Procedure:
Apply online at www.wayzataschools.org