Events & Communication Graduate Trainee, Haywards Heath

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Ardingly CollegeHaywards Heath

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,000
Contract term: Fixed Term

We are seeking to recruit an Events and Communications Graduate Trainee to support the Director of Operations in building relationships within the Ardingly community, particularly amongst the alumni body.

The key purpose of the role will be to:

  • engage the alumni community of Ardingly College through events, publications and online communications;
  • maintain the alumni database; 
  • support the Development department through alumni engagement.

Applicants should have a good degree in English, Marketing, Public Relations or related discipline, strong administrative skills, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

Experience of preparing articles for publication is essential and events management experience is an advantage. The ideal candidate will have worked or volunteered in a school or university’s publication team.

This position is offered initially as a two year fixed term graduate trainee role, requiring 40 hours per week, usually Monday to Friday, with occasional evening and weekend work. 

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Closing date: Monday, 9th October 2017.

Interview date: w/c 16th October 2017. 

Ardingly College is an independent co-educational boarding and day school for boys and girls aged 2½ -18, a member of the HMC and a school of the Woodard Corporation.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All employees are required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post including enhanced DBS checks.

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More about Ardingly College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6SQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1444 893000
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Ardingly College is a 2 - 18 school situated in a spectacular setting in the Sussex Weald. As a Woodard school, the College puts the human flourishing of each pupil at the heart of its educational purpose, and has a strong recent record of innovation...