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Alumni Engagement and Development Officer

Highfield and Brookham is looking to appoint a dynamic, hardworking and efficient Alumni Engagement and Development Officer.

This part-time role will be responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive fundraising strategy that includes alumni relations, special events and current parents at Highfield and Brookham. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success in fundraising and event planning, as well as strong communication skills.

As part of the centenary celebrations in 2007, Highfield and Brookham created an award scheme offering funded school places for children who would draw exceptional benefit from joining the school, perhaps as a result of less than optimal family or educational circumstances. The aim of the Centenary Bursaries Fund is to widen access to children for whom a private-school education is likely to have the greatest impact on their academic and personal development and future life chances. To date 20 Centenary Bursaries have been awarded to hugely deserving children, children whose lives have been transformed because of the education they received from Highfield and Brookham. On average over the last five years, we have had eight Bursary holders in the school at an average annual cost to the Fund of £95,000.We aim to continue and even extend this level of support. This role will be pivotal to achieving the mid-term goal of reaching a Fund total of £2million. Highfield and Brookham enjoys an exceptionally strong relationship with their alumni often seeing many returning as members of staff, parents and even grandparents. This role will ensure the alumni programme continues to go from strength to strength.

This is a two-day a week job, working term-time only.

Skills and experience required:

  • Experience in fundraising, event planning, or donor relations
  • Proven track record of success in developing and executing fundraising strategies
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Exceptional organisational and time management skills
  • Proficiency at managing databases
  • Flexible approach in order to attend events and meetings

Pay and Conditions: An attractive salary will be determined in accordance with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

How to apply Application Forms and a full job description can be downloaded from the school website: www.highfieldandbrookham.co.uk/jobs

A letter of application and completed Application Form including the names and addresses of two referees should be sent to: HR Manager, Highfield and Brookham Schools, Highfield Lane, Liphook, Hampshire GU30 7LQ. Email applications should be sent to recruitment@highfieldandbrookham.co.uk

Closing Date for Applications: Sunday 5th November

Safer Recruitment: We are an I.A.P.S. co-educational Boarding and Day Pre-Prep and Prep School for 500 pupils aged 2 to 13. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants are expected to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, the Employer Online Service regarding prohibition orders issued by the Secretary of State and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Highfield and Brookham Schools are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Director of Development

Director of Development

Highly attractive remuneration package, depending upon skills and experience

Location: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK

Wycombe Abbey is a leader in girls’ boarding education and a place where academic excellence, empathy and integrity thrive. Founded in 1896, the School continues to offer a world class education to 650 students aged 11 to 18 and maintains a thriving body of more than 6,000 alumnae who push the boundaries of their chosen profession, often at the top of their field.

With the launch of the School’s Masterplan, Wycombe Abbey now seeks a bold and ambitious Director of Development to lead a dedicated team responsible for securing philanthropic income to support the School’s mission. The successful candidate will drive the long term, sustainable strategy for engaging audiences and enhancing support for bursaries, partnerships and capital development. With extensive experience in securing six-figure+ major gifts, leading successful teams and fostering donor engagement, the post holder will be a confident and committed fundraiser looking to join a close-knit community with a drive and purpose.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced development professional looking to take forward a transformational role in education with sector-wide impact. Experience of working in a UK school environment is not essential, but candidates will be supportive of independent education in general and the Wycombe Abbey ethos in particular.

Further information about the role and details of how to apply can be found at www.rsacademics.com.

Interested candidates are invited to contact RSAcademics to arrange an informal and confidential discussion about the post:

Susannah Thompson: SusannahThompson@rsacademics.com

The closing date for applications is 10.00am on Monday 2nd October 2023

 Wycombe Abbey is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

The safeguarding responsibilities of the role are indicated in the candidate information.

RSAcademics is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to promoting diversity and inclusion in schools.

 

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Director of Development

KING EDWARD VI SCHOOL

Director of Development

Full-time 37 hours per week with some opportunities for hybrid working

Salary up to £70,000 FTE depending on qualifications and experience + competitive benefits package.

King Edward’s is one of Hampshire’s leading independent day schools with a mission to transform the office of development. This new role of Director of Development will lead the development function, collaborating with the leadership team to build alumni relations and leverage those contacts and other opportunities to provide funds for the benefit of the School. This is a central role, vital to creating ambitious fundraising goals and producing an innovative fundraising strategy. Specifically, working to activate funding through major donors, trusts and foundation and the wider philanthropy sector.

The successful candidate will be an experienced fundraising leader, with demonstrable experience of fundraising and donor relations, with a track record of cultivating and maintaining successful relationships with funders, partners, and donors. You will ideally have experience of development fundraising projects from initial concept to action plan and bid writing and will be able to write high-quality foundation applications. With a deep knowledge of the independent school sector you will become our in-house expert for all things fundraising. Experience of implementing a CRM system would be an advantage.

The selected candidate will have an entrepreneurial approach and be results-orientated with a track record of fundraising success and a proven track record of securing major gifts. In this high-profile role, the Director of Development will be a key contributor in the King Edward’s wider strategy to accelerate additional bursary funding and shape our school at this exciting time of growth and positive strategic change through external relations.

You will be an excellent communicator with an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit.  Motivation to work to ambitious goals is essential. Working closely with the Head, you will lead by example, emulating the King Edward’s values and ethos and fostering a culture of collaborative cross departmental working with all key stakeholders (including Marketing, Governors, and network members) to collectively achieve strategic priorities and income growth.

We welcome applications from individuals from both within and outside the education sector, however a sound understanding of the independent school sector is essential.

King Edward’s offers a range of benefits including a free lunch, free parking, Private Medical Insurance, Health Cash Plan, generous contributory pension scheme, 31 days’ annual leave rising to 36 days with service, continuous professional development, onsite gym and a reduction in school fees.

The successful applicant should be a car driver as the role will involve travel.

Further details and application forms are available from our website: https://senior.kes.school/90/employment-opportunities or contact HR by e-mail at: hr@kes.hants.sch.uk or Tel: 02380 704561.

Closing Date for Applications: 9am Monday 19 June 2023

CVs are not an acceptable alternative to the school application form.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service and past employers

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Head of Marketing and Development

St Lawrence College is a leading HMC boarding and day school located in the seaside town of Ramsgate. Founded in 1879, it educates 600 pupils aged 3-18, with almost half of its Senior School pupils being full boarders. It is a High Performance Learning ‘World Class School’ and was recently voted as one of the top 100 sports schools in the country. It has a strong emphasis on the pastoral wellbeing of its pupils and was graded ‘Excellent’ in its ISI Inspection in May.

The College is seeking to appoint a dynamic, outward-facing and experienced Head of Marketing and Development, to further enhance the global and local influence of the College and strengthen the relationships amongst the Old Lawrentian network.

The successful applicant will be a strategic thinker, with an excellent understanding of marketing and communications and an ability to build strong relationships quickly. They will be enthusiastic, proactive and creative, with a proven track record of leadership and the ability to work collaboratively for the good of the College.

This is a full-time 37.5 hour per week / 52 weeks per year role, therefore a flexible attitude to working hours is necessary, as the post holder will be required to work additional hours, in the evenings or at the weekend, depending on the needs of the College.

What we offer:

A competitive salary and generous benefits package which includes a stakeholder pension (Scottish Widows); healthcare (Benenden Health) (following qualification periods); annual holiday entitlement; employee assistance programme, staff benefits platform and use of school facilities such as the gym, sports centre, canteen for lunch and free onsite parking.   There is also a staff fee remission for pupils attending the College.

Application Forms and Job Description for this role are available on our website www.slcuk.com

Please return your application form to the College for the attention of the HR Manager via email to hr@slcuk.com

Closing date:      27th February 2023 @ 9.00am

St Lawrence College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo Child Protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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Head of Development & Alumni Relations

The overarching purpose of this important role is to lead the Tettenhall College Development Office and to develop and manage an effective, comprehensive programme of fundraising at the School. This will include: a creative and engaging regular giving programme for both parents and alumni, a thoughtful legacy programme, bursary and scholarship programmes and fundraising for specific capital campaigns.

The Head of Development & Alumni Relations is a member of the Extended Senior Leadership Team. The postholder is responsible for coordinating philanthropy, fundraising alumni and wider supporter engagement, on behalf of the College. This is a new role and the successful candidate will lead the foundation and growth of the department. They will work with colleagues within the College, local and regional stakeholders, and national institutions to engage with alumni and potential supporters around the world.

Tettenhall College is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. An enhanced DBS check will be undertaken on the successful candidate. Full details of the School’s safeguarding policies and procedures are available on the school website.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974).

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Alumni Relations and Development Manager

Alumni Relations and Development Manager

Part time (3 days) / Year Round

Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Admissions, the Alumni Relations and Development Manager will be responsible for expanding and developing the School’s alumni relations and fundraising programmes in order to strengthen relationships between the School and its alumni, and generate additional income streams.

The ideal candidate will be an outstanding communicator who is organised, reliable, creative and has experience in both Marketing and Fundraising / Development. This end-to-end role requires both strategic thinking to develop the Alumni Relations and Development plan and the practical skills to implement it.  Previous experience in a similar role within the education sector would be beneficial.

The role is 3 days a week (24 hours in total).  Flexible working days and hours can be agreed to suit the successful candidate.

Closing date:                        12.00noon, Friday 16th December 2022

Interviews:                            Week commencing 2nd January 2023

To apply:                                By the School’s application form, available on the Vacancies page of our website at: www.hlc.org.uk

Before completing the School’s application form, applicants should read the School’s Staff Privacy notice which details how the School will process their personal data for recruitment purposes, and beyond, if they are recruited.

Contact information:        Zoe Newman, HR Manager

Harrogate Ladies’ College

Clarence Drive, Harrogate,

North Yorkshire, HG1 2QG

Tel: (01423) 504543

Email: recruitment@hlc.org.uk

Harrogate Ladies’ College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will not be allowed to start in school until all pre-employment checks have been completed satisfactorily.  The successful applicant must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post. The School is an educational charity and equal opportunities employer.

 

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Director of Development

An exciting opportunity to join Alpha Plus Group, who are seeking a Director of Development to achieve fundraising goals for the GSCT, by cultivating relationships with current parents and alumni, focusing especially on Major Donor’s prospects.

This experienced fundraiser will lead the GSCT development function and develop and manage an effective and comprehensive programme of fundraising, by cultivating relationships with current parents and alumni, focusing especially on Major Donor prospects.

Alpha Plus Group is one of the largest privately-owned school groups in the UK and it owns 20 highly regarded schools and colleges. All our schools aim to create a world class teaching and learning environment and we are committed to providing the best education for children in our care and all our schools have high aspirations and expectations for every child

The Gold Standard Charitable Trust is a Registered charity, connected to Alpha Plus Group, whose sole purpose is to widen access to outstanding education. Each year the Gold Standard Charitable Trust (GSCT) offers support to parents of talented pupils whose circumstances would otherwise put an independent school education beyond their reach.

We work closely with our partner schools in order to widen access, helping them to reach out to local families and supporting them through the process of identifying candidates.
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a track record of effective fund raising, with quantifiable results.

Salary: Dependent on experience, with 25 days annual leave per year plus all Public Holidays.

Location: Alpha Plus Head Office, Marylebone W1

If you would like to apply, please visit our recruitment portal
https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/alphaplusgroup/vms/e/alpha_plus_group/positions/dvZUD4cybjaBOQQx0y87sx

Closing date for applications is Friday 2nd December. Interviews to take place shortly after.

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Head of Marketing and Development

St Lawrence College is a leading HMC boarding and day school located in the seaside town of Ramsgate. Founded in 1879, it educates 600 pupils aged 3-18, with almost half of its Senior School pupils being full boarders. It is a High Performance Learning ‘World Class School’ and was recently voted as one of the top 100 sports schools in the country. It has a strong emphasis on the pastoral wellbeing of its pupils and was graded ‘Excellent’ in its ISI Inspection in May.

The College is seeking to appoint a dynamic, outward-facing and experienced Head of Marketing and Development, to further enhance the global and local influence of the College and strengthen the relationships amongst the Old Lawrentian network.

The successful applicant will be a strategic thinker, with an excellent understanding of marketing and communications and an ability to build strong relationships quickly. They will be enthusiastic, proactive and creative, with a proven track record of leadership and the ability to work collaboratively for the good of the College.

This is a full-time 37.5 hour per week / 52 weeks per year role, therefore a flexible attitude to working hours is necessary, as the post holder will be required to work additional hours, in the evenings or at the weekend, depending on the needs of the College.

What we offer:

A competitive salary and generous benefits package which includes a stakeholder pension (Scottish Widows); healthcare (Benenden Health) (following qualification periods); annual holiday entitlement; employee assistance programme, staff benefits platform and use of school facilities such as the gym, sports centre, canteen for lunch and free onsite parking. There is also a staff fee remission for pupils attending the College.

Application Forms and Job Description for this role are available on our website www.slcuk.com

Please return your application form to the College for the attention of the HR Manager via email to hr@slcuk.com

Closing date: Monday, 28th November 2022 @ 9.00am

St Lawrence College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo Child Protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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Brand Development Manager

Malvern College Enterprises Ltd (MCEL), the trading subsidiary of Malvern College, operates a number of campus-based commercial enterprises in support of the College and its associated preparatory schools, The Downs Malvern and Abberley Hall School. These include Malvern College Summer School (MCSS), Malvern College Cricket Festival (MCCF), the National Schools Symphony Orchestra (NSSO), Malvern Active, Events and Facility Hire.

The Brand Development Manager, in liaison with individual heads of business, is responsible for the successful development and implementation of sales and marketing strategy for the above MCEL business lines. A particular focus of this position is to provide technical and functional leadership and support to business administrators and leaders to achieve dedicated business objectives. The role works alongside and will report to the Commercial Manager and will also collaborate closely and continuously with the College’s Marketing & Admissions team to leverage potential synergies and to ensure brand alignment. It is intended that this position will be supported by a full time Marketing Coordinator.

Areas of Responsibility
» Manage and develop MCEL marketing strategy and planning, working closely with heads of business to support key objectives and the development of the College’s proprietary courses.
» Contribute to the annual budgeting process and manage marketing budgets and cost control in line with the profitability and aspirations of each business line.
» Manage the delivery of marketing support to the relevant business heads and the MCEL team.
» Responsible for the completion and quality of all tactical marketing activity.
» Support the maintenance and development of websites and CRM systems.
» Responsible for the design and production of all marketing collateral.
» Create, implement, and review appropriate sales campaigns.
» Promote the organisation through attendance at trade fairs, conferences and other relevant events.
» Work closely with the College’s Marketing & Admissions team to ensure brand alignment and the leveraging of business synergies wherever possible.
» Plan, implement and oversee media and PR activity.

Safeguarding Responsibilities
» Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young persons with whom you come into contact.
» Report any safeguarding concerns, including low level concerns, to the Designated Safeguarding Lead or their Deputy in a timely manner.

Hours and Benefits
35 hours per week, Monday to Friday. However, a flexible approach to hours is required.
» 25 days’ holiday per annum plus public holidays.
» Contributory pension scheme with Scottish Widows
(successful candidates will be auto enrolled after
successfully completing 3 months service).
» Generous membership terms (family and personal)
for the College Sports Facility.
» Fee concessions for staff children at The Downs Malvern
and Malvern College.
» Free on-site parking.
» Cycle-to-Work scheme.
» Free access to the Malvern College Library.
» Death in Service Insurance cover and
» Personal Accident Insurance cover.