Hours: 37.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year. You will be required to work out of hours occasionally to ensure the successful delivery of alumni and supporter events.
We are looking for a talented and dedicated Alumni Relations Officer to join Wycombe Abbey’s Development and External Relations department.
Wycombe Abbey has been at the forefront of girls’ boarding 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 Alumni Relations function supports former pupils and former staff of Wycombe Abbey (Seniors and Honorary Seniors) and coordinates all aspects of their engagement with the school.
The successful candidate will be joining the team at an exciting time, as we look to build on previous alumni activity to deepen engagement in support of a new School-wide strategy. This role will have an emphasis on alumni communications, events and fundraising among our global community of 4000+ Seniors. As such, it presents an exciting opportunity to add real value to the Development and External Relations department. The successful candidate will have a strong set of relevant experience, be a positive and proactive team-player, exercise sound judgement and have excellent organisational and communications skills. A Bachelor's Degree, with experience working in a similar role is preferable.
To apply: Further details can be found under ‘Current Vacancies’ on our website: https://www.wycombeabbey.com/careers/. Please complete an application form and submit this, together with a covering letter, to the Headmistress, Mrs J Duncan by selecting “Apply Now”. Should you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact the HR Team on 01494 895575 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Sunday 2 October 2022*
Interview date: To be confirmed
*Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, should a suitable candidate be appointed before the closing date.
Wycombe Abbey 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.
We are an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No 310638.