Ashley Hall, South Carolina’s only independent private school serving kindergarten through twelfth grade girls, with a coeducational preschool, seeks a dynamic writer and skilled editor to help strengthen Ashley Hall’s leadership in the Charleston marketplace via print and digital platforms. Prior professional experience in education or nonprofit marketing/communications is a plus. Duties include the following:
Writing dynamic digital and print content that supports the School’s mission and incorporates strategic messaging in communications, publications, and advertising campaigns.
Creating compelling stories of classroom life and campus culture for various platforms, including Ashley Hall’s website, digital newsletters, social media, and publications.
Working closely with the Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications to guide editorial oversight of Perspectives, the parent and alumnae magazine of Ashley Hall, including content planning, writing, and editing duties.
Serving as Ashley Hall’s main editing resource, campus grammar expert, and proofreader.
Working closely with Head of School on communications, including speech writing, constituent letters and emails, and special projects.
Other duties as needed.
Please submit a cover letter with a resume and writing portfolio to include two long-form feature articles, a blog post, and social media content examples. Include two references with application.
Requirements: University degree in communications, English, or related major. Five years of communications-related experience with proven editing skills and strong eye for accuracy and detail. Willingness to engage in a fast-paced, collaborative environment that prizes teamwork and commitment to professional excellence. Requires the ability to coordinate a variety of projects to ensure high quality results under tight deadlines.
Ashley Hall is an all-girls independent private school with a boarding program in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, United States. It was founded in 1909 by Mary Vardrine McBee, who headed the institution for many years. It is the only all-girls' independent private school in South Carolina. Ashley Hall enrolls girls 2 years to grade 12 with a boarding program for grades 9-12.