Communications Coordinator

Independent boys' school in Eastern Suburbs, Full time role.

Cranbrook School is seeking a full-time Communications Coordinator to join its Communications Department, based at the Senior School campus at Bellevue Hill.


The Communications Coordinator will support the Communications Manager in the delivery of communication and marketing activity, messaging and collateral across a broad range of channels, to different audiences across the School.

The role involves the execution of communication tasks, in collaboration with the Communications Manager, including creation of written content for communicating internally and externally across digital and print channels, working with stakeholders to develop stories suitable for media consumption, actively monitoring Cranbrook Schools media coverage, reviewing written material for brand consistency, planning and conducting communications programs for selected events or activities, and writing and distributing press releases.


You are an enthusiastic, motivated communications professional with experience in creating compelling written content for use across digital and print. You keep abreast of emerging trends within the field, and are enthusiastic about identifying ways these could be implemented within a school environment.

With a professional demeanour, and exceptional interpersonal skills, you will have a demonstrated customer service-based approach in all interactions, and the ability to think clearly and remain calm under pressure. You have a good sense of humour and thrive in a high-energy work environment.

You are committed to ongoing learning and development, and sharing best practice.

A minimum of three years experience in a marketing or communications role, or as a journalist, is required.

Selection Criteria

  • Three or more years experience in marketing, communications, or journalism
  • Demonstrated experience in creating compelling written content for use across digital and print
  • Strong understanding of marketing strategies and principles, social media trends and emerging digital technologies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Exceptional relationship skills with the ability to work inclusively and respectfully with a broad range of people
  • High level organisational and time management skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure.

Tertiary qualifications in marketing, communications, journalism or similar will be highly regarded.


Applications must include a resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria.

CLOSING DATE: Friday 9 April 2021


Cranbrook School is a child safe environment. Cranbrook actively promotes the safety and wellbeing of all students, and all staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm, in accordance with their legal and ethical obligations.  The successful applicant for this position will be required to hold a current NSW Working with Children Check clearance.


Cranbrook is an Anglican, independent day and boarding school, Pre-school to Year 12.

Our vision is to be a world class school which encourages and enables all of our students to explore, enjoy and fulfil their potential. We lead our students to discover and make the most of their talents, to thrive in, and love the pursuit of, excellence. As a school we energise the educational environment by offering a rich and distinctive schooling both within and beyond the curriculum and give powerful pastoral support. Cranbrook builds resilience and confidence so that each student can face the challenges of the twenty-first century with personal confidence, intellectual versatility, academic hunger and optimism.

Cranbrook School is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, and in August 2020 became accredited as an IB Continuum School, offering the PYP, MYP and IB Diploma Programme.

30/03/2021 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Marketing & Communications
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