Careers at KEHS

Engagement Manager

The Independent Schools of King Edward VI in Birmingham, two of the best independent day schools in the country, seek an Engagement Manager to join our successful Development team.

The Engagement Manager will work with the Development Team across both schools, playing a leading role in alumni relations and raising funds for the Assisted Places Campaigns. The Engagement Manager will act as the alumnae relations lead at King Edward VI High School for Girls (KEHS), with scope to offer support in the same functions at King Edward’s School (KES).

At KEHS, the Engagement Manager acts as the main point of contact by post, email and telephone for Old Edwardians and stakeholders. The role will involve managing the programme of events and communications and the Old Edwardian Careers Network. The role is very varied and will also include helping to re-establish contact with ‘lost’ Old Edwardians, undertaking research and developing fundraising materials.

The Engagement Manager will also have particular responsibilities for fundraising, including leading the regular giving programme and developing legacy giving at KEHS. The Engagement Manager will take the lead on the Telephone Campaign, working closely with the Development Manager. The Engagement Manager will work closely with the governors and staff, as well as a number of alumni and development committees and other volunteers.

Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week.
Salary: Grade 9 (£30,896 – £33,272 per annum) plus benefits.

Closing date: 9am Monday 6 January 2020. Early applications are welcome. Depending on the number of applications received, we reserve the right to bring the deadline forward.
Interviews: Interviews will provisionally take place in the week commencing 13 January 2020.

How to apply
To apply for this role, forward a completed application form and a covering letter outlining why you feel that your skills and experience would equip you to take on this role, by email to Zoe Robinson, Bursar: recruitment@kes.org.uk

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King Edward’s School and King Edward VI High School for Girls are both committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check. A copy of the Schools’ Recruitment, Selection and Disclosure Policy is available on the Schools’ websites.