Part-time Visual Communications Coordinator

Trinity Episcopal School is a K-8 Independent School located in uptown Charlotte. Trinity is called to inspire young lives by creating outstanding scholars who are grounded in a firm spiritual foundation and an enduring commitment to the richness of diversity.

Overview:
Position Title: Visual Communications Coordinator
Reports To: Director of Advancement
FLSA Status: 25% Part Time Employee – Non-Exempt (12 Months – 10 hours/week

The Visual Communications Coordinator oversees all design for traditional and digital channels (including website) for TES, working with the Marketing/Communications Manager and Director of Advancement to continually elevate Trinity’s brand and tell the authentic Trinity story. A strong candidate possesses a growth mindset, strong visual storytelling capabilities, strong photography skills, fluency in Adobe Suite and a desire to partner on a long-term strategic marketing plan.

Responsibilities:
The Visual Communications Coordinator is responsible for all graphic & web design needs including:
• Working in partnership with the Marketing and Communications Manager, create, design and update all school-wide print and online communications and advertising/promotional materials including, but not limited to:
– Annual ad campaigns
– Admissions materials
– Fundraising materials
– Event invitations and materials
– Newsletters and communications
– Bi-annual print magazine, The Voice
– Alumni Relations materials
– Stationery
– Other school-wide materials, as needed
• In partnership with the Marketing Communications Manager, define, manage, maintain and conceptualize the brand for all internal and external constituencies
• Manage photography for school community, documenting all major school events, day-to-day activity as needed
• Manage and oversee school website, working collaboratively with school administration to maintain updated, relevant, attractive content; Act as liaison with website host
• Create and Edit video content for school, as needed
• Manage other school wide initiatives including parent-facing school calendar, assistance with yearbook photography and design, and other projects as assigned.
• Manage multiple projects and timelines, setting and adhering to deadlines for self and others
• Become involved in the mission and life of the school beyond the primary responsibilities outlined

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design and/or Communications or related/relevant field.
• Fluency in Adobe Suite, Photography, Google Suite and web-based software a must. – –
• Proficiency in iMovie/FinalCut Pro / After Effects preferred.
• Advanced knowledge of marketing, advertising and brand management preferred.
• Project management skills with demonstrated experience managing efficient production schedules and tracking all elements of a project — or related/relevant experience.
• Ability to present information clearly, creatively and concisely in a visually compelling way.
• Ability to see and capture a photo opportunity effectively.
• Familiarity with and commitment to the mission of independent schools; Commitment to Trinity Episcopal School’s three primary values of scholarship, diversity and spirituality is a must.
• Integrity, sound judgment, self-confidence, maturity and a sense of perspective.
• Excellent interpersonal, presentation, writing, organizational and communication skills.
• Ability to be a self-starter and initiator, and ability to work effectively, both independently and on a team.
• Communicates with his/her team, demonstrating initiative and always doing his/her best as an individual and as part of that team
• A high level of energy and ability to work on many tasks/projects.
• Examples of consistent, compelling multimedia campaigns that drive engagement in stated goals.
• Demonstrated sensitivity to students, alumni and alumni families, faculty and staff of varying racial, ethnic, religious, gender, cultural, disability, sexual orientation and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Physical requirements:
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
– Ability to walk through campus