Senior Marketing Events & Alumnae Relations Officer

Type of Position:Senior Marketing Events & Alumnae Relations Officer
Salary:FTE £29,000 - £34,000 (Pro-rata £23,200–£27,200) according to qualifications & experience
Start Date:June 2022
Closing Date: 16 June 2022
Interviews:to be confirmed

Senior Marketing Events & Alumnae Relations Officer

Salary: FTE £29,000 - £34,000 (Pro-rata £23,200–£27,200) according to qualifications and experience

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Part time – 28.8 hours per week, all year round

Required: June 2022/ASAP

Exciting opportunity for a creative marketing professional to use their relationship building and organisational skills to play a key role in the effective delivery of the marketing, events and alumnae relations strategy of Blackheath High School.

Experience of event management is essential as the successful candidate will be responsible for the quality and organisation of both admissions and alumnae events, ensuring that they fulfil the aims and objectives of the school’s marketing and PR plans.

The role involves supporting the Marketing Director to develop a plan to build meaningful relationships with alumnae through events and communications, cultivate the reputation of the school, raise funds and drive student numbers.

Proven organisational and inter-personal skills, together with excellent ICT and social/digital media skills, are equally important. Experience of fundraising would be advantageous.

The School

Founded in 1880 by the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, Blackheath High School is a selective school for girls aged 3–18 and was rated “excellent” in our ISI Inspection. We are fortunate to be located on the edge of the stunning Heath and within easy reach of historic Greenwich and Canary Wharf. Following an £18 million investment over the last five years, our brand new Senior School opened this year, and has been provided with state-of-the-art facilities to ensure that our school environment matches the excellent standard of education we provide.

There are many good reasons to work with us. Blackheath High School has a real sense of community, and you’ll be part of it. You’ll be part, too, of the wider GDST family and you’ll be in the company of some of the best and brightest people in independent education. We also offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment
  • Employee Assistance Programme

For an application form please visit or for further details please contact Sharon Read at

The closing date for applications will be 16 June 2022, at 12 noon

Interviews: to be confirmed

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

Blackheath High School and the GDST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and 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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