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The John Thomas Dye School, an independent K-6 school located in Los Angeles, is currently seeking a full-time Web Developer and Communications Manager. The John Thomas Dye School provides for its students a program of academic excellence, one both traditional and dynamic, with a commitment to family and community. The school encourages its students to reach their highest individual potential intellectually, artistically and physically; it nurtures their emotional, moral and social development; and it prepares them to meet the challenges of a diverse and competitive world. 

The experienced Web Developer and Communications Manager will coordinate the School’s digital communication efforts, managing the School's website, digital news content, and social media channels.


  • Ensures consistency of message and presentation in digital communications

  • Conducts regular outreach to JTD faculty and staff in order to feature classroom, student, and faculty experiences in external and internal communications

  • Coordinates all-school and community-wide communications, including The Chalkboard, the weekly school newsletter and the Parents' Association Monthly

  • Manages the school website, enhancing website design, platform, and content management

  • Works with Admissions Department to maintain strong online presence for prospective students and community relations 

  • Coordinates the photographing and videoing of school events

  • Maintains an organized digital photo/video archive for School use, which will be available to the School Community

  • Develops strategies to increase the social media presence of the school, while managing the School’s current social media content

  • Assists with special projects and events as identified by the Director of Advancement

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Excellent organizational skills, with strong attention to detail and follow-up

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to demonstrate professionalism and diplomacy working with parents, students, faculty, staff, and outside vendors

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills

  • Proven ability to handle sensitive information with discretion and confidentiality

  • Proven time management skills with the ability to manage duties and tasks efficiently and effectively

  • Ability to work successfully in a collaborative, cooperative and collegial workplace


  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or two to three (2-3) years of previous experience in a marketing or communications role; experience in an independent school setting preferred

  • Experience with basic website management (HTML). Previous experience working with Blackbaud/Whipple Hill is preferred

  • Experience with social media strategy

  • Proficient knowledge of G Suite and MS Office

  • Proficient knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, and other related software for graphic design

We offer a competitive salary, and a friendly, supportive work environment in a beautiful campus setting. JTD is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and resume to


Valerie Bakst


Job Category:
Manager / Supervisor, Programmer / Developer
Areas of Responsibility:
Job Level:
Mid-level position
Job Sector:
Systems / Operations