Digital Communications Associate

Posted On: April 26, 2016

Media-Related Job

Media Organization: Park Avenue Synagogue

Company Description

Park Avenue Synagogue is a large, dynamic Conservative synagogue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

Job Description

We see an innovative and enthusiastic individual for the role of Digital Communications Associate. Reporting to the Assistant Executive Director and working closely with the Communications Team, the Digital Communications Associate manages Park Avenue Synagogue’s online presence, including website, email and social media.

• Develop and implement email schedule with the Communications Team, departments and volunteer groups and committees
• Use iContact to launch all PAS email and maintain up-to-date emails lists and email templates
• Design, assemble and edit weekly synagogue email: This Week at PAS
• Manage website content; liaise with departments to ensure up-to-date and accurate information
• Proactively plan content for website homepage: PAS News, Featured Event, Worship Opportunities
• Train and empower departments to maintain and update content in their sections of the website
• Establish a social media strategy and footprint for the synagogue that leverages our unique point of view
• Manage PAS Facebook page and introduce PAS to other social media platforms
• Oversee design of web-based registration forms to ensure consistency in look, feel and content
• Track, report and interpret data analytics on a regular basis and provide recommendations for new strategies
• With Communications Committee and Assistant Executive Director, oversee website redesign and plan for mobile use of website
• Perform other related duties as assigned or required; duties and responsibilities may be added or changed

• Bachelor’s degree
• A minimum 3 years’ related experience in digital media, communications, journalism and/or marketing
• Fluent in Microsoft Office, content management systems, social media platforms and search engine optimization; experience with Drupal, iContact, Salesforce and Form Assembly is a plus
• Adept at learning new technology
• Excellent oral and written communications skills and the talent to tailor messages to specific target audiences
• Sound judgment, ability to think strategically and solve problems, and capable of managing multiple projects and tasks at one time
• Strong attention to detail and deadlines
• Open and receptive to ideas and feedback
• Demonstrated success in planning, initiating and completing projects in collaboration with other professionals and volunteers
• Able to work in a dynamic environment with changing demands and expectations, and open to new things and to working outside of the job description
• Familiarity with Jewish holidays and customs and synagogue life is a plus

To Apply

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