Whitgift is a leading independent day and boarding school for boys, with approximately 1500 pupils including over one hundred boarding pupils and flexi boarding pupils. It is set in an attractive 48-acre parkland site in South Croydon enjoying excellent links to London, Surrey and the south coast.
We are seeking to appoint an Alumni Relations Officer who will be responsible for overseeing the operations of the School in relation to its alumni. In particular, he/she will be expected to increase the opportunities for alumni to engage with the School and maintain an up to date database of all the School’s alumni as well as organising events both in the U.K. and abroad.
The successful applicant will have proven office, communications and organisational skills. He/she should be computer literate and have knowledge of current IT systems including database management and website maintenance. Familiarity with sales/marketing/media relations techniques and experience of event management and membership-based organisations would be an advantage. Excellent inter-personal relationship skills (customer service) and a self-starter are essential.
In return we offer a generous salary and benefits package including a money purchase pension scheme (plus Life Assurance Cover), Employee Discount Club, discounted school fees for the Foundation Schools, access to our on-site gym, membership of a healthcare plan, a range of family- friendly benefits and season ticket loan.
We welcome applications from all sectors of our community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.
From the advert on the School’s vacancy page, further information about the role and the skills required is available by selecting the white 'Documents available' button at the top left of the advertisement. Click the green 'Apply' button on the top right for the online application form. For any queries, please telephone Human Resources Department on 020 8688 9222 or e-mail SchoolHR@whitgift.co.uk .
Applications will be reviewed daily, and we invite interested candidates to apply as soon as possible as interviews will be carried out on a rolling basis.
Whitgift School (part of the John Whitgift Foundation) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers, the Disclosure & Barring Service and social media checks (including personal, professional and other online activities).