Summary

Administration | Communications Coordinator | Administrative Services Center

Description

Eden Prairie Schools is dedicated to hiring the best!

Eden Prairie Schools, home of the Eagles, is an incredible place for students to learn and grow. This district has enjoyed a long-standing reputation of excellence that is built on high expectations for our students and staff.  We believe it is our purpose to create an environment of care and support where each student is inspired every day. We do this best by knowing each of our learners as individuals, recognizing their skills and motivations, and pushing them to excel. 

More than 8,400 diverse student learners are provided an exceptional educational experience throughout the district’s five Elementary Schools (PreK-5), Spanish Immersion School (PreK-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Transition Program, and K-12 Online School.  Our dedicated administrative staff are caring, knowledgeable and a vital facet of our Eagle Nation. 

Ready to inspire?  Come join Eden Prairie Schools!

We are currently seeking an exceptional Communications Coordinator to join our Marketing & Communications Department

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:       
 
Education/Certification:   
A bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Advertising, Public Relations, Journalism, English, Creative Writing or a related field preferred
 
Experience:                       

  • Two (2) years of related experience OR five (5) years of related experience in the field of digital strategy/marketing without a degree
  • Writing clearly and effectively for a variety of purposes, audiences and channels
  • Editing and proofreading the writing of others
  • Creating and/or executing strategic marketing and communications plans
  • Reaching diverse audiences through personalized and equitable communications
  • Building relationships with and supporting key stakeholders and departments
  • Providing exceptional customer service and training others in effective customer service strategies in a fast-paced and sometimes challenging environment
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams
  • Coordinating and managing multiple large-scale projects simultaneously

 
Qualifications:

  • Effective when working with people with diverse backgrounds and identities
  • Excellent grammar, spelling, punctuation and proofreading skills
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills; ability to create engaging, clear and error-free content for use across platforms in a timely fashion
  • Understanding of basic web design principles and user experience best practices
  • Evidence of dependability, accuracy, attention to detail, critical thinking, meeting deadlines, and project management and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills necessary to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of students, staff,¬†families, and external partners
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, manage sensitive and confidential issues, and/or refer issues to appropriate authority
  • Commitment to being a collaborative team player and working cross-departmentally to achieve common goals

Benefit Package*

We offer a highly competitive rewards package that includes: 

  • Compensation & Paid Leave

    • Salary $70,279/year

    • 20 paid vacation days/year

    • Up to 14 paid sick days and 1 paid personal day of leave given yearly

    • 11 paid holidays

  • Health Insurance

    • Medical premiums are covered by the district up to 100% for individual plans and a generous contribution¬†towards family plans. Dental premiums are fully covered by the district for individual and family plans. District contributions to VEBA/HRA accounts for select medical plans.¬†¬†

    • Fully paid life insurance and long-term disability premiums

    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for pre-tax medical and dependent care

  • Retirement

    • 403b with a district match of up to 2.25% of annual salary

    • District contribution of 7.5% to MN Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA)

  • Professional Development & Support

    • Opportunities for tuition reimbursement for pre-approved, job-related coursework in pursuit of a degree.

    • Equity Sponsorship Program

    • Affinity Groups

  *information based on current 2022-2024 EPSS master agreement

 

Application Process: 

EDEN PRAIRIE SCHOOLS IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:  

Eden Prairie Public Schools is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable Equal Opportunity laws, directives and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies.  Eden Prairie Public Schools does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation or age.