North Bennet Street School

150 North Street
Boston, MA 02109

Date Posted:
February 25, 2021

Eastern Massachusetts

Public Relations/Marketing


Communications Coordinator


Communications Coordinator (Full-time/Temporary)
North Bennet Street School
Boston, MA

Full-time, temporary role from early April to mid-August

Monday through Friday, 35 hours per week at a rate of $25/hour

Remote-based with occasional on-site work

About North Bennet Street School (NBSS)

North Bennet Street School's ( mission is to train students for careers in traditional trades that use hand skills in concert with evolving technology, to preserve and advance craft traditions, and to promote greater appreciation of craftsmanship. As we build on the School’s legacy, we seek positive, dynamic individuals who share our dedication to innovation, excellence, and superior customer service. NBSS offers a welcoming and collaborative non-profit environment in Boston’s historic North End.

North Bennet Street School is seeking a full-time/temporary, Communications Coordinator, reporting directly to the Associate Director of Marketing & Communications. The Communications Coordinate will help us highlight our talented community and champion our important work. We’re looking for a creative, motivated, and highly collaborative early-career professional who will coordinate content production across multiple channels. Collaborating with the Marketing & Engagement team, and across departments, you’ll create and share relevant and engaging stories, posts, videos, and more. NBSS offers a creative and collegial environment that’s small but ambitious. Your work will support our mission to help students achieve meaningful lives and livelihoods.

Job Responsibilities

  • With direction from the Associate Director, assist in creating, sharing, and tracking content across multiple channels:

     o Content: stories, copy, posts, photos, videos, graphics, ads, etc.

     o Channels: print (magazine, postcards, handbooks, invitations, etc.) and digital (website, blog, social media, email, etc.)

  • Maintain NBSS webpages, social media profiles, and HubSpot database
  • Work alongside creative and technical consultants and help manage student interns
  • Attend weekly virtual meetings via Zoom with Associate Director of Marketing and other colleagues
  • Uphold the quality, consistency, and innovation of communications, producing the highest quality work that follows the School’s editorial, brand, and digital guidelines


Qualifications and Skills

  • Four-year degree and 1-2 years of experience, though this may be substituted with a similar amount of education and experience
  • Professional experience managing a professional social media account is required
  • Technical proficiency with Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite
  • Experience with email marketing platforms and/or HubSpot highly preferred; working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and InDesign is a bonus
  • Must be able to travel to downtown Boston for occasional on-site work
  • Excellent communication and project management skills
  • Attention to detail and impeccable judgement
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize workload, and meet deadlines
  • Possess a positive, relaxed, and helpful attitude


Applicants, as well as position incumbents, who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis.

NBSS is committed to is committed to creating a diverse environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment and employees are reviewed on their individual qualifications for a position. Under no circumstances will NBSS discriminate against qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religious creed, retaliation, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, mental illness, genetics, choice of health insurance, marital status, age, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable law.

How To Apply:

Please submit a brief cover letter resume for consideration of this opportunity to

Apply by:
April 03, 2021
About this Organization:

One of nation’s oldest schools for hands-on training in traditional trades and fine craftsmanship, North Bennet Street School ( is internationally known for its programs that help students to achieve meaningful lives and livelihoods. For more than a century, the exceptional programs, master faculty, and inspiring community have encouraged individual growth, curiosity, technical mastery, and commitment to excellence.

The School offers full-time programs in Bookbinding, Carpentry, Cabinet & Furniture Making, Jewelry Making & Repair, Locksmithing & Security Technology, Piano Technology, Preservation Carpentry, and Violin Making & Repair. In addition, NBSS provides continuing education classes in a range of related disciplines. The School is located at an impressive, new facility in Boston’s historic North End, the community in which it was originally founded in 1881.

The School employs all persons on the basis of occupational qualifications and does not discriminate against any individual because of race, religion, age, gender, color, national and ethic origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, or any other status protected by law.