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Communications Manager

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Communications Manager to join the AMCIS Team.

We are looking for a dynamic, creative, proactive team player who comes with extensive experience in both internal and external communications and is looking for a new challenge in their career journey.

The successful candidate will have the unique opportunity of helping to develop a completely new Communications Strategy for AMCIS which would ensure that our members are fully and comprehensively informed at all times.

The strategy would embrace all social media platforms, website, app, e-communications, resources, membership campaigns and research and analysis.

The AMCIS membership is at its highest, since the association was set up in 1993, with over 500 member schools both in the UK and overseas and over 2000 personnel, from those schools, currently on our database.  The numbers are still increasing and therefore this really is a very exciting time to join the AMCIS Team.

The role would be part time (20 hours per week, term time only, plus 3 weeks)

Home based working, with regular visits to the AMCIS Office located in Malton, North Yorkshire, would be considered for the ideal candidate.

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 pro rata, dependent on experience

Closing date for applications: Thursday 29 July 2021

Interviews: Week commencing 2 August 2021

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Marketing and Communications Manager

The Pilgrims’ School in Winchester is seeking to recruit a Marketing and Communications Manager (reporting to the Head) in a part-time role working 30 hours per week.

The School is a leading boys prep school, with Pre-Prep, day and boarding pupils making up a total roll of about 245 boys. The School educates both the Cathedral Choristers and Winchester College Quiristers and is located on a site in the historic Cathedral Close.

The role will involve managing all marketing and communications activities for the School, to grow pupil numbers on the roll and within the admissions pipeline. The post holder will work with the Head and SLT to develop the marketing strategy for the School and ensure a strong return on all marketing investment. The goal is for the School to be oversubscribed and to have a waiting list in all year groups.

Initial priorities include to fill the Pre-Prep, boarding and any other year groups which are not full and to ensure that there are sufficient eligible candidates in our pipeline to change several boys’ lives through our bursary funding.

This is an external marketing role. The person in it will be supported (part-time) by a member of the School admin team re- social media posts aimed at current parents and the Pilgrims’ community.

Anyone interested in applying for this role should complete a copy of the School’s application form (available on the School website) and send to

Early submission of applications is highly recommended.

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Communications Manager

Under the direction of the Director of Development and External Relations, the Communications Manager is responsible for the planning, co-ordination and content creation for the School’s digital and print media, ensuring messaging is engaging, impactful and targeted at key audiences. Using a range of digital, advertising, publication and public relations skills, the Communications Manager will contribute substantially to enhancing the School’s external relations, fundraising and marketing activities.

Wycombe Abbey has been at the forefront of girls’ education for the last 125 years. Superb academic outcomes are the School’s hallmark and pupils regularly secure places at the most prestigious universities across the globe. Known for its world-class education, Wycombe Abbey encourages curiosity, innovation, leadership and delight in learning among its pupils.

The Development and External Relations team is responsible for engaging a wide range of stakeholders in the current and future activities of the School. The communications function oversees the expression of Wycombe Abbey’s stories through a variety of communications channels in an inspiring and impactful way.

The successful candidate will have sound marketing communications experience, be an agile and creative thinker, and possess excellent interpersonal skills. A Bachelor’s degree, with experience working in a similar role is strongly desired.

To apply please complete an application form and submit this, together with a covering letter, to the Director of Development and External Relations, Ms Clare Flynn-Scarcelli, by emailing the HR Officer, Ms Kelly Scorer Further details are found under ‘Vacancies’ on the School website:

Closing date: 12 noon on 23 September 2020
First stage interviews: Week commencing 28 September 2020

Wycombe Abbey School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Registered Charity No 310638

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Communications Manager

Required as soon as possible

Applications are invited for the post of Communications Manager at The Royal Masonic School for Girls. RMS is an independent, day and boarding school with a supportive and nurturing ethos. The School provides an exceptionally favourable working environment, with keen students and stunning surroundings.

The Communications Manager will be part of the Admissions and Marketing team. The School’s Marketing and Admissions Department covers all aspects of marketing and pupil recruitment including strategy, brand management, publications and market analysis. Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Admissions, this new post is focussed on both external and internal communications as well as stakeholder engagement.

As Communications Manager you will help promote and enhance RMS’s reputation by effectively managing media relations and coordinating marketing strategies locally, nationally and overseas. The successful candidate will carry out work ranging from proactive and reactive media relations, literature design and copy, press releases and creating digital content. 

RMS is one of the top performing schools nationally for Value Added at GCSE and A level and we are proud to be an inclusive school where all girls are encouraged to fulfil their potential. Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the school website for more information about our thriving school, with its and inclusive community spirit that encourages both girls and staff to share a commitment to continued personal, professional and academic development.

We welcome a letter of application and a completed application form which can be downloaded from our website. Completed applications only and any enquiries should be addressed to Miss Tyler Lawton on 01923 725762 or  

Please note CVs are not accepted.

Closing date for applications: Friday 28th August 2020 by 9.00am

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing 7th September 2020

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply for enhanced disclosure.

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is an equal opportunities employer.

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is a Private Limited Company, Registered No 1339867 England, Registered Charity No 276784