All young people thriving in equitable, learner-centered communities. That’s our vision at reDesign. In this time of enormous uncertainty, loss, and possibility, we are expanding our team to help accelerate our efforts and impact in support of this vision.
reDesign is seeking a highly creative, tech-savvy, entrepreneurial Communications Coordinator with strong writing, project management, and production skills. This position will start as a part-time position at 8-10 hours per week with an opportunity to grow into a full-time role.
Support the planning and implementation of reDesign’s communications strategy
Manage reDesign’s social media and online presence in line with reDesign’s brand identity and in coordination with reDesign team members
Coordinate the production and publishing of engaging, mission-aligned content for reDesign’s website, blog, e-newsletters, social media channels, and other platforms
Manage and support reDesign’s communication assets, including ensuring consistent branding and styling of assets
Support the design and implementation of high-impact marketing campaigns from start to finish
Assess key metrics related to reDesign’s communication strategy and plan and prepare data-driven memos to track effectiveness and impact
Knowledge, skill, and dispositions
A highly motivated self-starter with the ability to move a project forward in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment; regularly seeks and integrates feedback
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to present to, listen to, and engage with racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse communities
Highly tech-savvy; proficient in Google Apps for Education, Wordpress, Canva, Hootsuite, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and other relevant design and publication tools
A deep awareness and understanding of institutional, structural, and cultural manifestations of racism and bias and their impact on minoritized communities generally, and specifically within the education system
Functional knowledge of competency-based education, personalized and blended learning models, and human-centered design methodologies (e.g., design thinking)
Outstanding interpersonal skills with high capacity to build strong client relationships, work effectively in a virtual team environment, and interact professionally with students and staff in a school setting
Highly organized with the ability to meet deadlines, attend to details, and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Professional experiences and values
Experience in effectively leading digital marketing campaigns and applying SEO tools and strategies to increase engagement, reach, and issue awareness
Experience managing website content and multiple social media platforms with
Values that align to those reflected in reDesign’s six Community Expectations
A deeply strengths-based approach to working with others of all social and cultural identities and socioeconomic backgrounds
A commitment to, and experience with, incorporating the perspectives of multiple communities, including communities of color, in the consideration of impacts and outcomes of a decision-making process
reDesign is a woman-owned and led, nationally recognized education design lab with deep pedagogical and change leadership expertise and a social justice mission. We partner with educators to build learner-centered communities for young people that support their development of competency, connectedness, and critical consciousness. Together we create designs and practices that imagine and enact transformative learning. reDesign has served clients of all sizes, from small school teams to national networks, across the US and internationally since 2006.
One of our core commitments is to use reDesign as a platform to support and promote women and people of color as leaders within the field. As we grow our team and expand our impact, we are excited to find mission-driven, value-aligned, highly talented individuals who share our vision for racial and economic justice through education. reDesign strongly encourages applications from candidates of color.
Our work environment
At reDesign, we believe in a truly human-centered work environment. reDesign provides competitive compensation and a flexible work environment. As a 21st century organization with a virtual office, employees work remotely in the field, from home, and in rented spaces. This position is available as a part-time position of 8-10 hours per week, with an opportunity to grow into a full-time role.
August 19th - September 24th | STAGE 1: Submit a letter of interest and work portfolio
Tell us about yourself, and show us your thinking, writing, presenting, and production skills. We’re excited to get to know you through the work you’re proud of!
- Resume and letter of interest
- Three professional references
- One formal writing sample
- At least 2-3 other relevant work samples
Sept 25-30th | STAGE 2: First-round interview
This is a two-way conversation. To spice it up, we’ll share a few internal documents and work samples of our own in advance to give you a picture of the type of work we do, our team culture, and our evolving policies and practices. We recognize that you’re as eager to get to know us (for real) just as much we’re eager to get to know you.
October 1-5th | STAGE 3: Performance Task and Reflection
We’ll ask you to complete a short writing task, engage in a feedback cycle with a reDesign team member, and then reflect on your work and experience.
October 6-8th | STAGE 4: Final Interview
Finalists will be invited to a final round interview. Final decisions will be made and communicated by or before Thursday, October 15th.