We are looking for an experienced writer who is passionate about challenging and supporting school leaders to
- recognize and honor the voices of students and families, and to
- explore ways students are discovering and nurturing their strengths, pursuing their interests, and reaching their aspirations.
Our program, Portico, is an online community for school leaders committed to revolutionizing learning engagement, connections with educators, and life readiness for every student. For this community to grow and thrive, we need a Content Manager to create relevant resources and share stories within the Portico community. The person in this role will create innovative content that reflects diverse experiences, communicates and connects new perspectives and approaches that empower leaders to transform their schools. The Content Manager will take the lead on brainstorming ideas, creating concepts, and developing messaging for Portico in a variety of media including print, web, mobile, video, and social media.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
- Three years or more of successful experience of professional writing for marketing and/or educational purposes with a solid portfolio of work. Must be able to write in clear, concise, and persuasive ways to multiple audiences.
- Experience creating content for WordPress websites, newsletters sent through Hubspot, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.
- Specific strategies/resources and networks for creating messaging that targets or represents a diversity of experiences, including traditionally underrepresented communities.
- Demonstrated commitment to advancing audience awareness and engagement in issues related to equity and inclusion.
- Listen for and elevate the voices whose stories need to be heard, intuitively connecting to what will inspire and resonate for school leaders in our community.
What you should show up ready to do on your first day:
- Be able to vary writing style to connect with different audiences within K-12 communities such as district and school leaders.
- Identify new and trending resources/research that speak specifically to issues of equity, diverse representation and voices, and transformational leadership.
What you’ll learn more about after you are hired:
- The unique challenges and needs that K-12 leaders currently face and how Portico is positioned to provide support to K-12 leaders.
- Methods for supporting online educational leadership communities
- Our company’s unique culture, tone, and voice for writing and communicating with our community.
- Our current marketing strategies and goals.
Within your first three months, you will be successful if you:
- Work closely with the Portico Director and Director of Partnerships to better understand the foundational concepts and marketing strategies of Portico. Provide content for the Portico community, including marketing and sales materials on regular basis.
- Work collaboratively to help develop systems capable of sustaining and scaling resources for program growth.
- Collaborate with the content development team to develop a content marketing strategy and effectively execute the first phase.
- Write engaging content focused on educational leadership, educational equity, student access, and engagement for blogs, websites, paid media, landing pages, social media, and more.
- Create materials that speak to the experience of a diverse range of people and teams.
- Capture and reflect diverse perspectives when writing to increase awareness and in opportunities to specifically engage communities of color.
- Create, manage, monitor, and ensure quality control for social media content.
- Research and understand the needs of Portico’s target audiences, primarily school and district leaders (i.e., online searches, reviews of existing research, interviews with subject matter experts, and through collaboration with Portico leadership).
- Create and manage editorial calendars.
- Create and distribute newsletters, maintain segmented audience lists, and report on metrics.
- Identify content that will meet program goals for SEO and content engagement using Google Analytics and other analytic tools to help inform strategic content decisions.
- Maintain up-to-date knowledge of communication and client-related industry trends.
- Adhere to brand voice and style, and comfortably adjust as needed for different channels and target audiences.
Preferred Additional Qualifications
- Experience representing diverse audiences including traditionally underrepresented populations.
- Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, communications, marketing or related discipline preferred.
- 3-5 years of social media experience with a solid portfolio of work.
- 3-5 years professional copywriting experience.
- Experience in short-form, long-form, and search-engine-optimized content.
- Experience in paid media is a plus.
- Knowledge of SEO best practices and how to write SEO-friendly content.
- Engaged on various social media platforms including analytics and comfortable being an active participant and contributor in social media conversations.
- Proficiency in Google Workspace (docs, spreadsheets, forms, and slides) and Adobe Acrobat Pro.
- Experience working with WordPress and Hubspot is a plus.
- Experience with Adobe InDesign or Illustrator is a plus.
- Familiarity with or experience in the education system is a plus.
Inflexion is a not-for-profit organization that helps educators better prepare students for life. We give district and school leaders a new way to look at their leadership approach and current systems--considering all the complexities and cultural nuances-- to find ways to student experience so that every student feels prepared for their futures and feels a sense of belonging, connection, and engagement.
- Everyone is a Learner. Create space and remove barriers so every person can discover and use their strengths.
- Diverse Voices are Needed. Listen to, trust, and amplify the voices of those excluded from decision making so an equitable future is possible.
- Collective strengths transform our world. Nurture and support communities so our combined efforts can be transformative.
What We Offer
Inflexion wages are based on a nonprofit market-based compensation scale, with the annual starting salary for this exempt position ranging from $69,291 to $73,549. Inflexion offers a highly competitive benefits package currently including medical, dental, vision, life, 403(b) retirement plan that incorporates base and matching employer contributions, pretax medical flexible-spending, dependent care, pretax transportation, 15 hours vacation per month, and 10 paid holidays per year.
Inflexion is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Inflexion provides equal opportunity for all qualified persons and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status. This policy applies to recruitment, placement, promotion, training, transfer, retention, rate of pay, and all other details and conditions of employment. Grievances should be brought to the Chief Executive Officer or Inflexion Board of Directors.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, including criminal history and identity verification.
How To Apply
To apply for this position, please click on this: www.foundationlist.org specific link: https://inflexion.hire.trakstar.com/jobs/fk0s7s6?cjb_hash=O_ybdm58&apply_now=true.
Please submit both a cover letter and résumé.
This is a remote position, but preference may be given to candidates willing to live in the greater Portland metropolitan area or Eugene, Oregon, where Inflexion’s office is located.