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Communications Office

The APS Communications Office provides a variety of services including media relations, crisis management, internal and external communications, content for APS.edu, social media, records requests and video production.

Contact Information

Physical Address:
6400 Uptown Blvd. NE. Suite 630 East, Albuquerque, NM 87110 Map

Phone: (505) 881-8421
Fax: (505) 872-8864

communityrelations@aps.edu

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Communications Job Opportunities

APS Communications is seeking freelance writers, photographers, videographers, and social media specialists. Visit the descriptions for complete information. Deadline for submittals is 3 p.m. on July 1, 2021.

Descriptions

  • Freelance Social Media Specialist: assigned to visit schools, district offices, extracurricular events and board meetings to write, post, and promote stories for us on all APS social media, marketing and messaging platforms 
  • Freelance Writer: assigned to visit schools, district offices, extracurricular events, and board meetings to write, edit, and submit stories for publication in all APS marketing and messaging venues.
  • Freelance Photographer: assigned to visit schools, district offices, extracurricular events, and board meetings to photograph and/or film, edit, and submit photos/videos for publication in all APS marketing and messaging venues.

Questions or More Information

Contact Natasha Millenbah by phone at (505) 880-2587 or by email at

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Here’s How We Help

Student, School, and Parent Support

  • District messaging through a variety of means including 
    • APS.edu, the district's website
    • The Core weekly newsletter
    •  Open Book monthly podcast
    • Social media including FacebookTwitterInstagram, and YouTube
  • Content management of website homepage and news pages  
  • In-house graphic design 
  • In-house video production
  • Marketing and promotion of district events    
  • On-hold phone messaging
  • Clearinghouse for vendor marketing to students and families
  • Students of the Week and other student recognitions and honors 

Staff Support

  • Crisis management including on-site advisement, media management, and emergency notifications
  • Perspective weekly employee newsletter
  • Employee intranet news content
  • Staff training in media relations, social media, and web content 
  • Customized media relations training  
  • All-user emails
  • Teachers of the Month and other staff recognitions and honors
  • Marketing assistance for school and district events and initiatives 

Strategic Guidance and Support

  • Communications guidance, direction, and support to the superintendent, Board of Education, leadership team, departments, principals and schools
  • Daily media management, monitoring, and outreach 
  • Radio and TV script-writing

Community Relations

  • Collaborate with community partners including City of Albuquerque, Albuquerque Police Department, U.S. Department Education, Council of the Great City Schools, Greater Albuquerque Chambers of Commerce, National Weather Service and dozens more
  • Superintendent search communications and outreach
  • Facilitate school visits by elected officials including the governor and mayor
  • Promote bond/mill levy elections

Marketing & Enterprise

  • APS wall calendar – a partnership with Albuquerque the Magazine
  • Electronic billboards – a partnership with Clear Channel Outdoor Web advertising
  • Stadium naming rights – a partnership with Nusenda Credit Union 
  • In-house design and creation of brochures, flyers, mailers, presentations, advertisements, annual reports programs and other collateral materials at no cost to the district

Support for APS Education Foundation

  • Gold Bar Gala
  • Superintendent’s Cup golf tournament
  • Selfless Seniors
  • Teachers of the Month and Students of the Week
  • Grants 

Visit the APS Education Foundation.

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6400 Uptown Blvd. NE. Suite 630 East, Albuquerque 87110
Phone: (505) 881-8421
Fax: (505) 872-8864
Email: 
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