Events Co-ordinator and Administrator, Somerset

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Taunton SchoolSomerset

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Job Title: Events Co-ordinator and Administrator
Job Reference No: 19-20017
Responsible to:  Foundation Director
Hours per week: Full time, all year round
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Closing date: Midnight on 13th October 2019
Interview date: 18th October 2019

Taunton School was founded in 1847. It is an independent day and boarding school with approximately 1,150 pupils, aged from 0 - 18 years, with circa 400 boarders.  We aim to challenge, nurture and inspire young people to succeed in a global community.  

The Taunton School Foundation is well established and has enjoyed significant growth and success over recent years. Our mission is to engage a global community of Old Tauntonians, parents and friends to support our philanthropic aims. We fundraise for bursaries and capital projects, enhancing the experience of every child at Taunton School. We work closely with our parents and the Old Tauntonian Association to produce social events and opportunities to develop professional networks. We need to deliver a programme of events and communication to connect with and engage a wide community of alumni, parents and friends throughout the world as we seek to secure significant philanthropic gifts in support of the exciting next stage in the School’s development.

Our Foundation team would like to appoint an Events Co-ordinator and Administrator who is as passionate about education as we are. Reporting directly to the Foundation Director and working closely with the Foundation Officer, the postholder will be an enthusiastic and capable administrator with excellent communication skills. You will have experience in event co-ordination and have a good understanding of databases. 

The position will suit someone with well-developed administration skills, a keen eye for detail and an interest in events, communication and fundraising.

For more information please refer to the job description and the Foundation brochure. 

Our School ethos is of a shared responsibility and positive contribution from all to the life and work of this busy community. This is what makes Taunton School such a thriving, energetic and well-rounded Independent School. 

Application details:
Please complete and submit a Taunton School application form and equal opportunities monitoring form accompanied with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to tsrecruit@tauntonschool.co.uk. Alternatively, applications can be posted to the HR Department at the main School address. Please note CVs alone will not be accepted. 

Closing date for receipt of applications is midnight on 13th October 2019. Interviews will take place on 18th October 2019.



More about Taunton School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Staplegrove Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1823 703703
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Taunton School is a co-educational, independent boarding and day school educating pupils from 0-18. Its values are based on Christianity and it is situated in Taunton, Somerset. There are 591 pupils in the senior school and 434 pupils in the lower sc...