Admissions and Events Officer
The dynamic Admissions team are responsible for leading and co-ordinating the admission of pupils to Highgate’s over-subscribed Pre-Prep, Junior and Senior Schools, fast-paced work which is crucial for the ongoing success of the school. Led by the Head of Admissions, the team consists of 6 members who each have who each have their own autonomy but also work collaboratively as a team. With four formal entry points, the team’s primary focus is on relationships with prospective parents and pupils through designing and running a comprehensive admissions and induction process. We work closely with the Communications team as well as the leadership teams across all three schools.
This is an exciting role leading Admissions to the Sixth Form, supporting families of 16+ applicants and guiding them through the process. You will have excellent administrative, communication and customer service skills to ensure a positive and inclusive experience of the school for all prospective families, whether applications are successful or not. You will act as the Sales and Events lead for the team and will organise all our Admissions events across all three schools, both online and real-life, ensuring that these touchpoints are engaging and representative of the culture of the school. You will support colleagues across the team to ensure that customer service standards are continually improving. Calm and organised, you will be a people-person with a flexible, pro-active and can-do approach. You will thrive in a busy environment and you will enjoy developing your skills. You will be highly digitally literate and evangelise about the benefits of new technologies.
You will be working closely with the Head of Admissions, the 7+ and 11+/16+ Academic Admissions Officer (posts held respectively by a teacher at the Junior and Senior School), the Marketing Manager, the Communications team and your colleagues in the Admissions Team.
Please visit our website to view our candidate information pack.
Required Start Date: August 2, 2021