Holton-Arms School, Inc.: Seeks Communications Associate

With Who:  Holton-Arms School, Inc.

Location:  Bethesda, MD

Type of Employment:  Full-Time

Position Description:  To support the Communications team in all areas of work including: School information and content management systems, digital media (i.e. photography and video), internal communications such as school calendar and campus signage, external marketing such as support managing Admissions and Development digital and print collateral; management/reporting out digital data and analytics (website, social media, email, etc.); administrative functions of the Communications Office.


  • Assist with website content updates, graphic design, photography, social media, and video in cooperation with the Associate Director of Communication
  • Manage School’s public calendar in coordination with Athletics, Arts and Events calendar
  • Handle all print requests (infographics, posters, stationery, signage, etc.), working with staff and vendors to ensure all materials are in line with brand management standards
  • Execute the School’s regular newsletters including curating, laying out and distributing (Sunday Skim, Holton Highlights, Alumnae eNews, Admissions Monthly, etc.)
  • Manage internal communications resources, including maintaining accurate information and organizing data, lists, and assets (such as photos, graphics, flyers, invitations, etc.) so they are current and easily accessible to our community in the Parent and Faculty portal (as applicable), Finalsite lists/messages/resources;
  • Manage design projects with the Communications Director including Divisional Planners, marketing materials for Admissions and Development projects;
  • Assist with marketing efforts, including the updating of Holton information on Google as well as on ancillary websites such as Niche, Great Schools, Private School Review, and Wikipedia in cooperation with the Director of Communications
  • Manage and report out team data and analytics to ensure data-driven decision-making.
  • Provide technical assistance to Yearbook club advisor
  • Complete other duties as assigned by supervisor or by Head of School

At Holton-Arms, each of us is responsible for fostering an equitable, respectful, and just community. Holton is committed to helping its members:

  • Discover, develop, and value their full authentic selves.
  • Deepen awareness of one’s own personal and systemic biases and be accountable for the impact of one’s words and actions on others.
  • Develop an understanding of the historical origins and perpetuation of systems of power and privilege.
  • Engage in open and brave conversations that promote growth, understanding, connection, and agency.
  • Be advocates for supporting the diverse identities of others in the community.


  • Knowledge of basic design, writing, editing, photography and video platforms and skills
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Office 365, and Canva preferred
  • Experience with content management software preferred
  • A Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or a related field is preferred

Required Personal Attributes:  

  • Organized, proactive, and goal-oriented
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize day-to-day tasks
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop strong relationships with colleagues at all levels
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Creative thinker about how to effectively communicate and engage with various constituencies
  • Patient, level-headed, and able to constructively deal with pressure
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including high degree of attention to detail and accurate processes
  • Willing and able to work a flexible, full-time schedule, including evenings, weekends and summer

Apply (or request more information):  Apply today on the Holton-Arms Employment Site site!

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