The Stern Center for Language and Learning ( learn more )

Williston, Vermont ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3219553
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 17, 2020
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Communications Specialist

The Stern Center for Language and Learning (SCLL) is seeking Communications Specialist to vigorously heighten the Stern Center for Language and Learning’s (SCLL) programs and visibility as literacy and learning experts through persuasive messaging and marketing campaigns. The Communications Specialist is charged with ensuring brand consistency, coordination of messages, and the highest standards for external communication.

If you are an innovative and results-driven communications and marketing professional motivated to advance Stern Center's mission to help learners reach their academic, social, and professional goals, we encourage you to apply.

Key Responsibilities
  • Develop the communications and marketing strategy applying in-depth knowledge of educational trends, market conditions, and SCLL’s major projects, stakeholders, programs, research, and products
  • Manage the website, search engine optimization, social media and blog content, and stay abreast of emerging marketing platforms
  • Solicit testimonials and narratives, maintain email distribution lists, and publish the newsletter, press releases, and the annual report
  • Design digital and print advertisements and brochures to promote robust recognition and brand awareness
  • Establish continuous evaluation methods to measure the effectiveness of marketing channels and refine target audiences
  • Negotiate contracts and oversee marketing contractors and firms
  • Collaborate with program directors to plan and execute marketing campaigns and promotional materials that elevate reputation and drive service revenue
  • Anticipate opportunities to extend SCLL’s media presence and attendance at industry events to promote the organization’s visibility and educational prominence
  • Promote and organize special events, cultivate event sponsors, and manage event materials
  • Serve as a spokesperson for SCLL and cultivate productive relationships with stakeholders including educational leaders, donors, current and/or future Board members, educators, future employees, parents and students
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or related field, 3-5 years of communications/marketing experience, and knowledge of field of education preferred

About the Stern Center
We are a nonprofit learning center dedicated to helping children and adults reach their academic, social, and professional goals. Our instruction, evaluation, and social learning/communication services are tailored to meet the needs of individual students because we believe all great minds don’t think alike.

We invite you to learn more about us at
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
    Administrator > Business/Finance
    Administrator > Development / Marketing
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Stern Center for Language and Learning is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Emily Dawson , Human Resources Director
    • 183 Talcott Road
    • Williston, Vermont 05495

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