This is a position for an experienced writer who possesses excellent written communication skills in multiple styles including creative and business writing for a variety of audiences. This person will write original copy, repurpose, and edit content for print and online uses including bylined articles, messaging documents, speeches, video scripts, among other communications deliverables. This writer will act as a “journalist in residence” for the communications team to report on school events, speeches, and other noteworthy activities to produce articles for use with internal and external audiences. The person filling this role will have knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style guidelines, as well as extensive knowledge of grammar and punctuation, and knowledge of Finalsite is a plus. The ideal candidate will have a journalism or communications background, with a flair for storytelling.
Please submit a cover letter, résumé, and contact information for at least three professional references. For specific questions, contact Louise Schultze, Interim Director of Communications, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Compensation will be commensurate with experience. The Nueva School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Nueva School, an internationally recognized, nonprofit, independent day school, has served gifted and talented learners since 1967. Today, Nueva serves over 800 students PreK-12 and expects to grow to over 950 students in the next few years. Nueva is located in the neighboring towns of Hillsborough and San Mateo, equidistant between San Francisco and Silicon Valley, serving six different counties throughout the Bay Area of Northern California.
Aconstructivistschool,Nuevaisknownforitsdistinctiveinquiry-basedinterdisciplinarystudies,project- based learning, and pioneering work in social-emotional learning and design thinking. The Nueva community instills a passion for lifelong learning, fosters social and emotional acuity, and develops the imaginativemind.OurschoolhasreceivedtheUSDepartmentofEducationNationalBlueRibbonAward and the American Institute of Architects Award for School Design and Sustainability, has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program and appointed an Ashoka Changemaker School, co- founded the Common Ground Speaker Series, hosts the biennial Innovative Learning Conference, and was highlighted by the Pulitzer Prize–winning and New York Times best-selling author Thomas FriedmaninhisbookThatUsedtoBeUsinthechapter“AverageIsOver.”