Leysin American School in Switzerland is a boarding school for students in grades 7-PG. At LAS, we develop innovative, compassionate, and responsible citizens of the world.
Our idyllic campus is tucked away in the beautiful mountain town of Leysin. It provides the ideal environment for students, faculty, and staff to learn together in a safe, residential community in the Swiss Alps. It represents the epitome of Swiss culture, and our striking, cozy hometown is an internationally recognized ski destination with the hospitality, facilities, and lifestyle that appeal to students and global visitors alike.
We offer students an academically challenging setting with the goal of developing lifelong learners. We are committed to providing a stable, caring, and supportive, family-like environment. We are a diverse, tight-knit community where staff members are always on hand to give students care and guidance as they navigate the responsibilities and challenges of young adulthood. We offer our students a balanced program of study, sports, recreation, and cultural travel to promote a well-rounded education. During the winter, students ski twice a week from our ski-in, ski-out campus.
About the Position:
The Marketing & Communications Associate is a full-time position that reports directly to the Director of Marketing and Communications. This position will assist with all aspects of marketing and communications at Leysin American School in Switzerland, including but not limited to:
Writing engaging copy that targets key constituencies at LAS
Assisting in the development of creative digital and print marketing and communications pieces graphic design, visual content creation, and writing copy
Creating engaging visual content for use on the website, email and print communications, and several social media platforms
Storytelling, conducting interviews, and creating written and/or video content
Video production (concept development, filming, cutting and editing)
Data tracking (website analytics and website improvement) and website management
Email database management (list management), email content creation and deployment
Vendor communication, orders, tracking, and invoice management/reconciliation
Frequent attendance at events and activities to create visual content and remain engaged in the LAS community
Performing other duties as assigned by the Director of Marketing & Communications
The ideal candidate loves the fast-paced nature of boarding school life and wants to attend, cover, and participate in events from academic fairs to whitewater rafting and everything in between. The ideal candidate should be comfortable in a group setting and likes to engage with constituents of all ages. Salary, benefits, ski pass, and room and board provided. The position begins on August 1, 2022.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Fluent English speaker
Experience in marketing, graphic design, photography and video production
Boarding school or residential program experience is a plus, but not required
Swiss/EU citizenship or valid Swiss work permit preferred, but not required
Clean criminal background check
Outgoing, positive attitude and a willingness to attend and cover events
Photography and video creation experience required