Mar 28, 2019
Dainfern College is an independent English-medium, co-educational school, situated on Broadacres Drive, Dainfern, catering for Grades 0-12. Our ethos is Christian and is based on the core concept of respect. We seek to develop skills for life required to unlock unique personal potential and to nurture creative thinkers with the confidence to become leaders through the provision of an innovative, relevant and quality education. We celebrate diversity and are affiliated with the international network of Round Square schools.
(to commence 1 May 2019, or soonest thereafter)
Dainfern College seeks to employ an innovative, enthusiastic, highly experienced executive who will provide leadership, strategic vision and direction for all disciplines within the Advancement Department.
Reporting to the College Principal, the Director of Advancement is responsible for advancing the school through marketing, communication, events, enrolment, the Dainfern College Foundation and Alumni relations. The position collaborates with the College Executive Committee to provide strategic direction to the positioning and marketing of the school and to protect and enhance Dainfern College’s image internally and externally, consistent with the mission and values of the school.
The position currently leads a five-person Advancement team as well as partners/suppliers in key areas such as media planning, design and Foundation support.
Essential requirements include, but are not limited to:
Appropriate professional qualification A minimum of ten years’ working experience in a senior marketing or related management role, with a proven track record of commitment and professionalism Outstanding written and spoken English communication skills, with the added ability and confidence to present to large audiences Strategic thinking and planning Innovation, with strong problem-solving abilities Sound managerial and people skills, including the ability to work cooperatively in a team Sound financial knowledge, including the ability to forecast annual budgets and review monthly management accounts Confidence in own interpersonal skills; the ability to engage with diverse people – students, staff, parents and the public – in order to support Dainfern College in achieving its advancement objectives Proven computer literacy skills, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs and other Internet-based programs Excellent track record of effective administrative ability While experience in an educational environment is not essential, it could be advantageous.
A competitive remuneration package, superior facilities and a wonderful working environment will be enjoyed by the successful candidate.
Interested candidates are invited to submit a detailed CV with at least two recent contactable references to Mrs T Blyth, at the email address below.
Please note that Dainfern College reserves the right not to make an appointment. Submission of an application does not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview. If no communication has been received a month after the closing date, the application should be regarded as unsuccessful.
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