Head of Community Engagement
- Develop and drive a contemporary engagement agenda
- Create and deliver innovative content
- Lead a dynamic team of professionals
ELTHAM College seeks to appoint a Head of Community Engagement to lead the strategic direction and operations of the School’s Admissions, Marketing and Communications, Parents’ Association, Alumni and Advancement departments. The role will bring together these key strategic pillars, whilst capitalising on opportunities to innovate, enhance and drive efficiencies into the practice and performance of these areas.
The Head of Community Engagement will collaborate widely with key stakeholders including the Board and Executive leadership team, to develop, articulate and implement the strategic marketing plan for the College. Additionally, the role will work with other internal stakeholders, and partners to develop marketing, communications, and engagement systems to achieve the College’s strategic objectives. The role is responsible for building the College’s brand management and reputation ensuring it is highly regarded across the entire community. The Head of Community Engagement will also work with the Head of Admissions on the development and execution of enrolment strategies to support the growth agenda of the College. The Head of Community Engagement will be responsible for setting the new strategic direction and vision for brand and marketing to strengthen the College’s profile as a young, progressive and connected school.
The successful candidate will be imaginative, highly engaging and have the natural ability to create an immediate link with the Eltham College community. The new Head will display a strategic and empowering leadership style coupled with the demonstrable capability to tell the story, bring people along on the journey and inspire ongoing involvement. Regarded as a highly influential and commercially savvy leader, the ideal candidate will possess an understanding of the independent school sector, as well as the School’s reputation, market presence and opportunities, coupled with a track record of identifying and leveraging opportunities and delivering results. Presenting with exceptional communication, interpersonal and advocacy skills, the appointee will display a strong alignment to the School’s strategy and vision. They will strategically drive a culture of innovation, quality and performance in this new results-oriented role. The College seeks to reimagine and invest in its marketing function to advance and reinforce the College’s brand, relevance, and attraction to prospective families.
ELTHAM College is an independent co-educational school in Nillumbik Shire, northeast of Melbourne.
Eltham College grows the heart and mind of each child. The College believes that school is a daring adventure where children learn to think for themselves, in preparation for a future of exciting possibilities. Located in an extraordinary environment, students experience an engaging, rigorous world-ready curriculum while being supported with warmth, care and respect.
For more information on the School please visit: elthamcollege.vic.edu.au
To apply – click on ‘APPLY NOW’ and using reference ELChce0322 address your cover letter and resume to Liam King, of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.