Communications Specialist

Fort Worth Country Day
June 24, 2022
Fort Worth, TX
Job Type


Communications Specialist

Become a valued community member of our coeducational, junior kindergarten through grade 12 college-preparatory day school! At Fort Worth Country Day, we challenge our employees to engage, challenge, connect and to be a good community member, while encouraging our students to be the best learners, athletes and artists they can be. Learn More About Our School


Who We Are

Founded in 1962, Fort Worth Country Day is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational college-preparatory day school located in Southwest Fort Worth. The School was built upon the mission to foster the intellectual, physical, emotional and ethical development of capable students through an academically rigorous college-preparatory program that integrates the arts and athletics. With Core Values that include integrity, kindness, courage, respect, responsibility and scholarship, these values provide an ethical compass and give purpose to education.


Our Purpose

The purpose of Fort Worth Country Day is to inspire the passion to learn, the courage to lead and the commitment to serve.


Our Inclusivity Statement

The Fort Worth Country Day Inclusivity Statement confirms: We believe that understanding and respecting differences not only inspires compassion and empathy, but also fosters intellectual curiosity and creativity. We embrace the diverse cultures, experiences and perspectives that comprise and enhance our learning environment. We commit to sustaining and growing an intentionally inclusive community.


Position Description

The role of the communications team at Fort Worth Country Day is to develop and implement effective communications that support and advance the mission of the school. The FWCD story is told through various mediums, including, but not limited to eNewsletters, a biannual magazine, social media, website, videography, photography, and more. As part of this team, the Communications Specialist will support the Communications and Constituent Relations Manager in being proactive in the planning, creating, and editing of stories and other publications for use in the various mediums. The Communications Specialist is also a collaborative, skilled, dynamic self-starter with a positive can-do attitude, as well as a communicator who can meet deadlines with demonstrated excellent communication skills in written, oral and digital formats.

Working within the Advancement Department and reporting directly to the Communications and Constituent Relations Manager, this is a full-time, year-round, exempt position.


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Write and produce weekly FWCD Update eNewsletter; coordinate with Division Administrative Assistants for Division News
  • Write and produce quarterly Keeping You Connected eNewsletter for FWCD non-campus community
  • Attend JK-12 events and write stories, create videos, craft social media posts for inclusion in FWCD communications
  • Create and edit video content for social media, web, digital marketing, etc.
  • Write/edit/proofread FWCD communications, including articles, web copy, press releases, brochures, invitations, programs, as assigned
  • Shoot/edit short video snippets for social media
  • Manage Fine Arts production/show programs with Director of Fine Arts and work with Graphic Designer to complete
  • Assist advancement team with special events throughout the year as decided, including lifting, walking, moving materials, attending events to cover as stories, etc.
  • Social media management and planning (FWCD Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tik Tok)
    • Facilitate video creation and photography
    • Review analytics and create reports on key metrics.


Employee Expectations

  • Support the School’s mission throughout all communications
  • Demonstrate superb writing and editing skills
  • Have exceptional time management and organizational skills
  • Multi-task and use discretion
  • Represent the School in a favorable manner
  • Participate fully in the life of the School
  • Embody, model and communicate the School’s mission and core values (respect, responsibility, kindness, courage, integrity and scholarship)
  • Exhibit generous community spirit, professional flexibility, a sense of humor and a positive attitude
  • Collaborate and work well with colleagues, parents and students
  • Execute duties in a punctual manner
  • Be an enthusiastic lifelong learner driven toward professional self-improvement and personal growth


Essential Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in communications, marketing, public relations or related field
  • Proficiency in AP Style and written communications
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and graphic design



We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Click Here for More Information


Equal Opportunity Employer


Fort Worth Country Day is an Equal Opportunity Employer that maintains a policy of nondiscrimination with respect to all employees and applicants for employment. The ideal  candidate should possess a thoughtful approach and knowledge of intercultural communication and inclusion of underrepresented groups. Employment decisions at FWCD are based on merit, qualifications, abilities and performance and are subject to the academic and business requirements of the School.



Inspire the passion to learn, the courage to lead, and the commitment to serve.

Application Instructions

Please include a cover letter, resume and names of professional references.  Click Here to Apply

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