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Marketing & Alumni Manager

(Required to start mid-March 2024)

This is an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic External Relations team as a Marketing & Alumni Manager. You will be responsible for leading and delivering the strategic and creative marketing of St Edmund’s College & Prep whilst upholding our core values and brand. The post holder will need to be a passionate communicator, with a keen eye for detail and be an organised self-starter. This busy, exciting role works across the school to deliver compelling, creative marketing updates using all channels available (social media, website, video and in person events). Whilst not a teaching role, as a Marketing & Alumni Manager you will be working on a regular basis in a school in a role which gives opportunity for contact with children. As such, you will be in regulated activity and an enhanced DBS check (which includes children’s barred list information) will be required in advance of appointment.

If you would like to apply, please visit our website to download an application pack

Closing date for applications when all forms must be received by HR is: Midday, Wednesday 28th February 2024

Interviews to take place: As soon as possible after the closing date St Edmund’s College and Prep Old Hall Green, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG11 1DS

Telephone: 01920 824335 Email:

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates will be required to undergo relevant Safeguarding Checks. We may seek references on short-listed candidates that will include questions about past disciplinary actions or allegations in relation to behaviour with children and may approach previous employers for information to verify particular experience or qualifications before interview. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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Development & Alumnae Relations Manager

Full time (40 hours per week), all year round position, £36,307 (basic) per annum

The Development and Alumnae Relations Manager plays a pivotal role in nurturing and strengthening relationships with our school’s alumnae, parents, and donors while leading efforts to secure financial support for and maximise engagement in the school. This position requires a strategic thinker with excellent communication skills, a passion for education, and the ability to build and maintain relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders. Candidates will be required to work flexibly which will include some weekend and evening working. The ideal candidate will have a background in alumni or external relations and experience of general fundraising practices and marketing communications. They will be able to work confidently on their own initiative in devising and delivering innovative and effective alumnae relations engagement which supports fundraising strategies and non-financial giving.

Working as part of a busy Development Department, running fundraising events will inevitably include some evening and weekend commitments. Working hours outside normal contracted times can be taken back as lieu time. Full time staff benefit from 36 days holiday per year (inclusive of statutory bank holidays), meals during term time and 50% reduction in school fees if applicable.

See full Applicant Pack on the school’s website here. If you would like to apply, please complete and return the school application form. If you require an application form to be emailed, or sent in the post, please request one from or call 01249 857300.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 8th January 2024


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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:

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

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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Alumni Relations and Development Officer

The Princethorpe Foundation is seeking an enthusiastic Alumni Relations and Development Officer to join our team. In this role, you will be a vital part of our efforts to engage alumni, strengthen relationships with donors, and support the development of The Princethorpe Foundation.

You will work closely with the Development Director, the Assistant Head (Marketing, Admissions and Communications), the Marketing and Communications Team and the OPs Committee. Together, you will enhance, develop, and oversee a comprehensive alumni engagement programme, building upon our existing activities and developing strong connections with our alumni community. This full-time role may require occasional evening and weekend work to ensure the success of alumni-related activities and events.

Additionally, the role will provide essential administrative support within the Development Office, ensuring the smooth operation of fundraising and alumni engagement activities.

This is a permanent, all year-round role working 37.5 hours per week. Because of the nature of the job there will be some work outside normal working hours.

The salary range is £28,256-£33,209 per annum. Salary is negotiable, depending on qualifications and relevant experience.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a Foundation that values its staff and offers a rewarding benefits package including discounted places for staff, a pension scheme and a cycle to work scheme.

Application: To apply for this vacancy applicants must submit a Princethorpe College application form, together with a CV and covering letter detailing personal qualities, experience and how you meet the person specification for the role. Applicants must ensure the application form is fully completed, including a detailed career history with specific dates.

Closing date: The closing date is Monday 6 November 2023 at 9.00am, with long list interviews likely to be later in the week via Teams with shortlisted interviews to be held in person the following week, at Princethorpe College.

The Foundation is committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The Princethorpe Foundation. Registered office Princethorpe College, Rugby. CV23 9PX. Company registered in England & Wales and Limited by Guarantee Number 4177718. Registered Charity Number 1087124

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Alumni Relations Officer

Caterham is a UK leading co-educational day and boarding school. We are a high-achieving, ambitious and friendly school recognised for our academic achievement, our innovation and our Wellbeing programme, which underpins all that we do here. Our academic results consistently place us as a top-performing UK independent school. Caterham is an EdTech 50 and an Apple Distinguished School, winner of the TES ‘Best Use of Digital’ award and the first UK school to be awarded the National Children’s Bureau’s Wellbeing for Schools Award. 

Our progressive approach to learning and teaching, our focus on embracing the best of technology, combined with the strength and warmth of our school community, makes Caterham a unique place in which to work.  Caterham is a school which supports its staff to progress and play a full part in our pupils’, and the school’s, achievements.

The community here is vibrant and energetic, both in the classroom and across the gamut of co-curricular activities provided. Our community holds a wide range of academic, artistic and sporting interests, all underpinned by a collective drive to support achievement – and each other.
The School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Alumni Relations Officer to join our dynamic and friendly School from September 2023, or earlier if available.

Caterham provides a competitive remuneration and benefits package which includes:
A pension scheme with an employer’s contribution of up to 10%
Free meals whilst on duty
Fitness suite and swimming pool
On-site parking
A comprehensive induction and opportunities  for personal development
The closing date for applications is 9:00am, Monday 7 August; although early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to appoint before the closing date.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers 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).  The School may carry out online searches on shortlisted applicants and all applicants will be required to provide details of their online profile, including social media accounts, as part of their application.

Caterham School is committed to applying its equality, diversion and inclusion policy at all stages of recruitment and selection and to ensuring that our employees are always treated fairly and equally in every part of school life.

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Alumni Relations Officer

Reed’s School

Alumni Relations Officer

Salary: £35,000-£39,000

Full time • Permanent • Year round position • Core hours are 8.30am – 5.00pm (with the possibility for some flexibility on start and finish times based on individual circumstances).

Reed’s School, located in Cobham Surrey, is a leading HMC independent day and boarding school, providing a values-driven education for around 800 pupils: boys aged between 11 and 18 years with girls joining in the Sixth Form. Set in over 40 acres of Surrey countryside, the School benefits from all the facilities of a boarding school which, in turn, helps provide the welcoming and warm community feel that embodies our ethos and character.

Reed’s recognises the importance of alumni relations in the School’s overall strategic plan. We are seeking to appoint an innovative and proactive Alumni Relations Officer to assist in maintaining and cultivating strong relationships with our Old Reedonians (ORs). This is key in fulfilling one of our School’s key aims in building a community for life.

The Alumni Relations Officer will be an energetic individual with strong organisational skills able to engage with our OR community and will have responsibility for management of alumni communications, publications, events and the database.

This role will report into the Head of Alumni & Community Relations and will support both that position and the Director of Development & External Relations to strengthen relationships and build engagement, leading to increased philanthropic support

The role-holder will also be required to work some weekends and evenings to assist with alumni events, for which reasonable notice will be given.

For Safer Recruitment purposes all applicants must complete a Reed’s School application form. Applicants are also required to submit a covering letter and CV with their application. Full details including a job description and application form can be found on our website ( or alternatively by emailing

Closing date: midday, Monday 31 July 2023

Initial interviews to be held on Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd August 2023.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a completed application as soon as possible. The School reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date, should a suitable candidate present themselves. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

Reed’s School and Ripley Court School 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 past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.


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Marketing & Alumni Manager

Exciting opportunity for a creative and self-motivated Marketing Manager to join our busy and successful Prep School.  You will be responsible for proactively leading the digital communications, marketing, alumni and development strategy and for managing the corporate image and public perception of the School.   The role will work very closely with the Admissions Team to attract and retain pupils and to drive preparations in looking forwards to the School’s 150th Anniversary in 2025.

Pinewood School is set in 84 acres of rolling countryside on the border between Wiltshire and Oxfordshire and offers a quality, family-based, co-educational day and boarding environment for over 400 children aged 3-13.

This is a part-time position and full details regarding the hours and salary for this role can be found on the attached job description.

For a detailed job description and application form please visit our website or please click on the application form link below.

Completed application forms, along with a covering letter outlining what you believe you can offer to the School in this role, should be sent by email or by post to Mrs Jo Ranstead, Director of HR at Pinewood School.

Contact details are available on the attached application information or from the school website.

Applications without a completed School Application Form will not be considered and will not receive a response.

  • Deadline for applications: 8am Monday 3rd July
  • Interview date: Longlist interviews will take place during w/c 3rd July and final interviews will take place on site during w/c 17th July 2023
  • Start date:  September 2023 (or as soon as possible after this date)

If you are interested in being considered for this role please do apply immediately.  We will be reviewing applications as they are received and retain the right to close the job early if we receive sufficient quality of applications in advance of the closing date.

Pinewood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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Development & Alumni Relations Officer

Development & Alumni Relations Officer

Full Time

We seek a dynamic Development and Alumni Relations Officer who will support the Director of External Relations (DoER) in the delivery of a strategic, friendly, and engaging event and communications programme. They will be responsible for building life-long relationships with alumni in support of the schools and their future plans. The postholder will be committed to excellence, be task- and goal-orientated, with a positive attitude.

Closing date: Noon on Tuesday 21st February 2023

However, we reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.

For full details of the role, please refer to the job description and person specification on our website

King Edward’s School Witley is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Please refer to our websites or ask HR for our child protection and rehabilitation of offenders’ policy. All successful applicants are required to complete an Enhanced disclosure through the DBS. Applicants from underrepresented groups are particularly welcome.

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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).