Generocity Settlement School of Music | Head of communications content

About the position:

Settlement Music School is looking for a creative, driven and detail-oriented Communications Content Manager who will work as a collaborative thinking partner with the Director of Marketing and Communications. This essential member of the marketing team will play a key role in leading, developing and implementing an enhanced marketing and communications strategy that advances the school’s mission and visibility, plays a key in driving enrollment in its branches and driving the growth of the school. storytelling efforts across various platforms. The Communications Content Manager will lead and execute the school’s digital strategy and work closely with all central administrative staff, branch staff, faculty, Kaleidoscope Preschool teachers and the board.

Specific responsibilities for this full-time position include:

  • Senior copywriter for all writing needs for the school, including creating monthly newsletter content, web content, program promotional copy, and other written materials
  • Manage the school’s YouTube channels and social networks, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn; develop and execute strategic campaigns to engage and grow the school’s online presence; provide regular engagement reports
  • Perform school email communication efforts through Constant Contact and regularly monitor analytics to inform best practices
  • Produce and update content for the School’s website,, and provide regular updates regarding audience statistics so that a strategy for success can be adapted and optimized
  • Oversee the completion of digital and print materials required for Community Partnerships, Kaleidoscope Preschool, Music Education Pathways, Philadelphia Music Alliance for Youth, Kardon Center for Arts Therapy and all of our branches
  • Work closely with the in-house graphic designer and external video team to implement all creative storytelling efforts and ad campaigns
  • Supervise a team of external print and digital vendors
  • Complete other assigned duties


  • Must have an appreciation for the arts and an interest in connecting and engaging with the multiple constituencies of Settlement
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or other relevant fields
  • Three years of experience in marketing, communications, news media or other content creation field
  • Extensive experience creating social media content with experience creating and engaging with new audiences
  • Experience with email marketing and list management
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with people inside and outside the institution and be a key advocate for the institution
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Adobe Creative Suite experience preferred (InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere)
  • Ability to juggle multiple project deadlines at once
  • Applicants with knowledge of Philadelphia and the nonprofit arts community are a plus, but not a requirement.

Compensation includes a salary range of $50,000 to $55,000.

Full Benefits:

  • Medical and visual insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Long-term disability and life insurance
  • 403b pension contribution matching
  • Paid leave, sick leave and personal leave

The position of Communications Content Manager is considered a primarily remote position, with the understanding that days in the office will be required as required for events, printing equipment needs, press or in-house production shoots and critical meetings.

COVID-19 and Workplace Policy:

Settlement Music School requires all on-site employees to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Medical and religious exemptions are reviewed on an individual basis.

Settlement Music School is an equal opportunity employer that encourages applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this position.

About Us

Founded in 1908, the nonprofit Settlement Music School is one of the largest community arts schools in the United States serving children and adults of all ages in the Philadelphia area and online. . Settlement provides more than $2.6 million each year in financial aid and scholarships to 60% of its students. Settlement’s reach is broad and continues the principles of its founders to provide creative and accessible arts education to all.

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