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— Betsy Slade, Hadley instructor

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The Hadley School for the Blind is in compliance with all requirements pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and all equal employment opportunity laws. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation or national origin in its activities, programs or employment policies, in accordance with Federal, State and local laws.

The following position is now open at Hadley — June 19, 2015

Media and Marketing Specialist

Reports to: Vice President, Development and Communications

Overview: Spearhead media relations, execute internal and external marketing, communications and outreach activities and find ways to expand Hadley's online presence with the goal of raising awareness of Hadley's programs and services with new and existing target audiences to drive student enrollment, increase funding and enhance public image. Minimum 3-5 years of experience required. Nonprofit experience preferred. Experience with visually impaired and/or older adults a plus.

Status: Salaried, non-exempt, full-time, on-site position


Skills: Excellent writing and editing skills, track record with media relations, knowledge of marketing strategy including tactics for both print and Web. Experience in using social media for marketing purposes. Creative, self-starter with ability to work as part of a team. Able to think big picture but also detail-oriented. Familiarity with VOCUS media database and iContact.

Please send cover letter and resume to:
Jacqueline Sabian
Director, Employee & Community Relations

by July 10th, 2015

No phone calls please.

Volunteers Needed: Switchboard Relief

Varied days/hours. Will train.

Contact Jacqueline Sabian at 847-784-2762 or M-F, 8:30 to 5:00