Internal Corporate Communications Coordinator

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THE OPPORTUNITY
 


Scholastic is seeking an Internal Communications Coordinator, reporting to the Internal Communications Manager in the Corporate Communications department. The Internal Communications Coordinator is responsible for writing, editing and publishing various types of internal communications (including Intranet stories, emails to staff, executive memos, and other content), making updates to the company Intranet, and operating within a Drupal/CMS environment. The daily work of the Coordinator includes proactively reporting news from various divisions of the company, writing and disseminating information to internal audiences, solidifying communications best practices, and other opportunities. This role also requires regular writing for the Scholastic blog, On Our Minds (oomscholasticblog.com).

 


YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

 


 Work with the Internal Communications Manager to write and publish communications to Scholastic’s internal stakeholders on the corporate Intranet
• Write and edit personnel announcements and other corporate communications, including memos, HR, benefits, facilities and IT communications, copy for flyers, and more
• Think creatively about ways to disseminate internal messages and engage key internal audiences in productive dialogue
• Make day-to-day revisions to the corporate Intranet content pages and to the “About Scholastic” section of scholastic.com and post press releases on the Media Room
• Assist with corporate employee engagement activities
• Work on various projects as assigned by the Vice President and Manager

 


WHO WE ARE


 
Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books and a leader in educational technology and children’s media. Scholastic creates quality educational and entertaining materials and products for use in school and at home, including children's books, magazines, technology-based products, teacher materials, television programming, film, videos and toys. The Company distributes its products and services through a variety of channels, including proprietary school-based book clubs and school-based book fairs, retail stores, schools, libraries, television networks and the Company’s Internet Site, http://www.scholastic.com. You can also visit the Company blog at http://www.oomscholasticblog.com.

Some benefits that we offer:
• 100% vested of 401(k) Retirement Plan after 5 years employment
• Up to 1M worth of supplemental  Life Insurance
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Purchase Scholastic stock at a 15% discount

 

 
HOW YOU CAN FIT

 

 


• Excellent writing, editing, and oral communication skills
• Knowledge of communications best practices
• HTML coding skills, FTP experience and Photoshop skills a plus
• Knowledge of a Drupal or similar CMS environment a plus
• Ability to handle deadline pressure and juggle multiple projects
• Fastidious attention to detail
• Accuracy and diligent fact checking
• Strong interpersonal skills and professional presentation
 
WHAT YOU’LL NEED

 

 


• B.A or higher degree
• 0-3 years experience in communications or related field

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran.


Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination. To view the full EOE policy, click here.

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