Director of External Relations - AMCIS

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Director of External Relations

Starting in September 2024 – Full Time, all year round

This is an exceptional opportunity for a highly experienced communications and marketing professional to take on a leadership role across both our schools which will be instrumental in developing and delivering the strategic aims of our schools.

The post of Director of External Relations integrates the functions of admissions, marketing, communications, and stakeholder relations. This is a role that has a strategic element to it and the person undertaking it will be responsible for creating an integrated programme of external relations to achieve maximum benefits for both schools.

They will be a key public face for the two schools, responsible for the organisation, development, implementation and leadership of all matters related to admissions, marketing, communications and external relations in close liaison with the Head.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a successful track record in strategic communications, marketing and brand management from either an education or commercial background. They will need to demonstrate a strong understanding of the factors that families consider when investing in a St Margaret’s Prep and St Mary’s, Calne education.  The Director of External Relations will lead the Development Team which will include the fundraising for bursaries and future capital projects in line with both School’s strategic aims.

The Director of Communications will be a member of the School’s Senior Leadership team reporting to the Head. They will be a key School figure at internal, local, national and international events.

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Closing date for applications:  Monday 13th May 2024 @ 09.00

Proposed Interview dates (TBC): Thursday 16th May (1st round), Saturday 18th May (2nd round)

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