Career Opportunities

In order to inquire about a position at SCWS, please share your resume and cover letter with us via email at office@scwhitmoreschool.org

Available position:

Public Relations Manager

The efforts of the PR Manager at SCWS will ensure a positive perception and reputation throughout South Carolina, which will encourage student retention and new student enrollment.

Essential Functions:

  • Proposing and managing all marketing and communication efforts on behalf of the school, in coordination with the principal.
  • Coordinate, monitor and execute the school’s various social media platforms
  • Creating and distributing press releases on a consistent basis to relevant print and broadcast outlets, regarding important school news and updates.
  • Pitching story ideas to media outlets across the state.
  • Filming and editing short videos for promotional school use on social media.
  • Assist in the organization, execution and promotion of school events.
  • Attending and promoting school events.
  • Controlling information output and incoming requests from media outlets.
  • Production and distribution of monthly e-newsletter for parents and students and monthly e-newsletter for local media outlets, board members and district.
  • Attend off-hours meetings and events to gather information and media for publication.
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective communication program.

Skills Required:

  • Strong organization, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated skills in writing and editing.
  • Ability to work with diverse stakeholder groups.
  • Demonstrated success in implementing strong communication campaigns.
  • Thorough knowledge of media operations.
  • Extensive knowledge of social media and emerging communications platforms.
  • Experience with gathering and editing short videos.
  • Ability to adapt to emerging technologies and the possession of problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work with students, staff, parents and community members in a positive manner.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with colleagues.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and 5-10 years of experience in Public Relations, Journalism, Mass Communications, Marketing or any related field is preferred. The PR Manager will report directly to the SCWS principal and is a full-time position.

Compensation: Negotiable, based on experience and qualifications. All full-time employees at SCWS have access to the state healthcare system (PEBA), a 401k retirement system, and paid time off.

Location: Columbia, SC   

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