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: [email protected]; 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.
Required Start Date: September 1, 2020