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Director of External Relations

Rossall School is among the most successful and prestigious independent boarding and day schools in the North West with flourishing pupil numbers.

Rossall School seeks to appoint an aspirant, experienced person to the role of Director of External Relations.

The successful applicant will lead an outstanding team focussed upon developing and enhancing the brand perception of Rossall School, furthering its regional, national and global profile and continuing to grow the school’s roll so as to ensure a sustainable operation for the future.

The Director of External Relations provides assured strategic leadership across these areas.

Full details of the post can be found on the website

To apply, please complete the application form available on the School website. Your letter of application should be addressed to the Headmaster and clearly outline your suitability for the role with reference to the Job Description and Person Specification.

Send your completed application to the Headmaster c/o
Mrs Stephanie Capstick, Head of HR and Compliance, Rossall School, Broadway, Fleetwood, Lancashire, FY7 8JW


Closing date: Wednesday 16th December 2020 at noon.

Rossall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. An enhanced DBS clearance will be undertaken by the School.

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Director of External Relations

With a growing school roll (currently 430) and looking towards the School’s 300th anniversary in 2024-25, the School is looking to appoint a Director of External Relations. As head of a department of two people, under the direction of the Head, the DoER will have oversight of admissions & student recruitment; marketing; advertising & branding; communications & publishing; feeder & partner school liaison; events; and relationships with alumni, parents and friends of the School. The DoER will act as the School’s (temporary) Tier 4 Authorising Officer.

Experience of boarding and day student recruitment (international, national and local); knowledge of strategic marketing and the creation and implementation of marketing plans; UKVI SMS administration; first class communication and relationship building skills; flexible working hours; and a desire to travel (both in the UK and internationally) are essential. The role is full time and permanent.

Rishworth School is an independent, 3-19, co-educational, boarding and day school situated in a stunning Pennine valley of West Yorkshire, just 40 minutes from Manchester Airport.

For further details, to request a conversation with the Head and to make an application, please contact:; 01422 822217.

Closing date for applications is 09:00 on Wednesday 22 July 2020.

Rishworth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.