Events and Communications Co-ordinator
Milbourne Lodge School is an independent, academically selective, co-educational school for children aged 4 – 13, located in extensive grounds in Esher, Surrey. We offer inspirational teaching that is reflected in our excellent academic results and destination schools.
We have an exciting position for a Communications and Events Co-ordinator, playing an integral role in the brand management of the school.
The Communications and Events Coordinator will develop the school’s communications and will implement the organic marketing strategy whilst simultaneously driving forward a dynamic social media and events presence to showcase the school. They will contribute towards all aspects of marketing at the school and will ensure all content aligns with the school’s brand values, ensuring collateral is compliant with the brand guidelines. The role will require attendance and operational input into key school events such as open days/speech days/internal school events.
The role will support the wider marketing strategy as set out by the Head Office POD Marketing Manager which should ensure the school is represented, in all mediums, in line with an agreed strategic positioning and clear ethos to ensure the maximum number of enquires and leads are provided to the admissions teams and drive the highest retention of existing students. The role will also be responsible for creating ‘special moments’ that exceed customer’s expectations – that delight and surprise – through communication and in-person events.
The ideal candidate will have great interpersonal skills, enjoys interacting with others and partnering with the wider team.
You will be a self-starter who can operate with autonomy and learns quickly. Excellent written and communication skills with the ability to make an emotional connection through communication are key attributes for this role.
Here at Cognita we offer a Competitive Salary with some other benefits:
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Professional development
• School fee discount
• 25 days Holiday plus Bank Holidays
How to apply:
Please see the attached Role profile, including person specification, and complete the application form.
Please email (in PDF format) your completed application form with your covering letter (addressed to Mrs Judy Waite, Head) to:
Mrs Rebecca Macefield, Operations Manager – email@example.com
Closing date for Applications: 9am Tuesday 14th February 2023
Interviews may take place before this date should an excellent candidate be identified early in the application process. Interviews will be arranged on application. Interested candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible.
Cognita Schools (Milbourne Lodge School) are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.