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Social Media and eCommunications Specialist
Valley of the Sun JCC
12701 N Scottsdale Rd
Ste 201
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Principal Responsibilities:

The Social Media & Program Coordinator will report to the Director of Camping Services, and is responsible for taking photos and videos, updating social media, and uploading photos on private photo sharing platforms. In addition this position will largely be in charge of camp spirit in the form of decorations, leading opening and closing ceremonies, helping plan special events and other general counselor duties.

REQUIRED SKILLS / ABILITIES / CHARACTERISTICS:

  • High energy, proactive, requiring little direction, takes responsibility and initiative
  • Task oriented thinker with strong ability to prioritize and multi-task efficiently while managing a high-volume workload in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent communication and ability to collaborate effectively with others in a team setting
  • Superior customer service skills to be utilized with co-workers, vendors, and members
  • Provide support to camp counselors through training, guidance, encouragement, recognition, fun and using motivational tactics
  • Motivation to contribute positively to JCC Shemesh camp at-large community
  • Integrate Jewish values into daily activities to foster an environment of growth, respect, and caring
  • Help cultivate friendships between campers and establish a sense of belonging and community
  • Serve as a role model by displaying exemplary behavior at all times
  • Demonstrated reasoning skills and ability to make quick and sound judgment calls as well as the ability to resolve conflict with solution oriented approach
  • Possess integrity, high ethical standards and calm demeanor throughout times of high stress while exercising sound judgment

  • ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Shoot, edit and upload photos and videos of campers to document camp fun/activities
  • Post daily on social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram
  • Create a weekly video newsletter for parents
  • Create a weekly slide show for campers
  • Post weekly photos per camp on private photo sharing platforms
  • Craft weekly email for parents the following week
  • Craft email and text communications that will be sent to parents
  • Monitor communications via Remini
  • Attend weekly fieldtrips as the photographer as directed
  • Create decorations for weekly themes
  • Provide an atmosphere for developing good morale and well-being among all staff
  • Ensure that programs are aligned with the VOSJCC values and provides a culturally rich Jewish based camp experience while promoting a welcoming environment for all
  • Monitor safety, including enforcement of staff compliance to all policies as they pertain to the complete supervision of all campers and staff
  • Other Duties as assigned.
  • Minimum Qualifications:

    WORKING CONDITIONS / LOCATION: Exposed to outdoor weather, extreme heat and health club environment

    SCHEDULE: Non-Exempt Seasonal Full-time

    - During camp days: Monday-Friday 7:30am to 4:30pm w/30 min unpaid lunch

    - As well as department events as directed

    - Hours may vary depending on camp needs

    COMPENSATION: $15.00 per hour

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to work in an outside environment, in excessive heat and walk, stand and sit for prolonged periods of time.
  • EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE/ SPECIALIZED TRAINING:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Commitment and ability to work full 10 weeks of camp (May 26-August 2) and training dates (May 17th-20th)
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Familiarity with photography and proficiency in photo and design editing software such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, etc.
  • Highly organized, have the ability to multi-task, and think/work quickly and efficiently, and demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms (particularly Facebook, Instagram, Remini and smugmug)
  • Command of Microsoft Office including, Excel, Word, Publisher, Outlook and photo editing software
  • Preferred 1 year professional experience working with youth grades K-12
  • Preferred 1 years' experience in camp related field
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification (employees responsibility to obtain)
  • Pass TB test (to be paid by JCC)
  • Pass fingerprint clearance (to be paid by JCC)

  • SAFETY: Must practice and promote safety at all times.

    Agency Information:

    OUR FACILITY

    Located on the 32-acre Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus in North Scottsdale, the aesthetics and architecture of the building are unparalleled. We strive to provide an exceptional member experience in a friendly, well-maintained, state-of-the art facility.



    Cardiovascular equipment, strength training machines, functional trainers and a complete free-weight area line the perimeter of our 50,000 square foot fitness facility. The center of our fitness facility contains a flexible, sport court/indoor gym, which is an ideal space for basketball, volleyball and indoor soccer. In addition, five different group fitness studios provide space for classes like dance/exercise, cycling, Pilates, TRX and functional fitness. The campus also has outdoor fields to accommodate softball, soccer, football and other outdoor recreational activities.



    One racquetball courts, well-appointed men?s and women?s locker rooms with Jacuzzi and steam room, a family changing room, and massage and spa rooms, complete the picture.



    The center's Olympic size pool is home to our youth swim team and offers up to eleven lanes for your daily lap routine. Individual and group swim lessons for all ages and water aerobic classes, as well as competitive swim skill-building instruction are the heart of the aquatics program. We also offer a gated-children's activity pool, splash pad and Sunday Funday poolside events, terrific for the whole family.



    The campus also features seven multi-use classrooms, a dedicated game room/teen lounge, arts and crafts room, teaching kitchen and state-of-the-art Early Childhood Center for infants through Pre-K, as well as an outdoor sports court/playground and amphitheater.



    As a kosher campus, the onsite Caf?; Milk and Honey serves a dairy and non-meat menu featuring American, Italian, Mexican and Israeli cusine and also offers kosher catering. The cafe and catering service are under the supervision of the Greater Phoenix Va'ad Hakashruth.



    Ample, well-lighted parking is provided with special senior citizen parking added to our designated handicapped parking spaces.



    The Campus offers multi-purpose social hall rental for private, community and Jewish religious events.



    OUR PROGRAMS

    The Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center (VOSJCC) offers a wide range of educational, cultural, social, fitness and recreational programs for people of all ages and backgrounds.



    The VOSJCC promotes active and healthy lifestyles by encouraging physical activity for all levels and age groups. We offer personal training, swimming programs and a multitude of group fitness classes for all ages as well as a wide variety of youth sports and adult leagues.



    Our Early Childhood Center provides a nurturing, play-based program with experienced, passionate teachers. Children learn about Jewish holidays, customs and values in a high-quality educational environment. Additionally, preschoolers have the advantage of participating in movement classes and swim lessons.



    The Center's Youth and Camping programs not only nurture your child's thirst for knowledge and adventure, but they also provide a fun and safe place to learn fundamental values that will serve them well throughout life.



    We engage the community through celebration, learning and shared experiences. Members have the opportunity to make the most of each day in a variety of ways; whether be by continuing their education, pursuing their fitness goals, taking a class, attending a lecture, or participating in a hobby. Our staff takes pride in creating innovative programs that enable all segments of the community to participate.



    The arts are an integral and enriching part of life at the VOSJCC and provide a memorable venue for communal events and celebrations. Music, dance, theater, lectures and art classes are just some of the featured programs. Personal creative expression is encouraged through an array of cultural classes and programs throughout the year.