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External Relations Officer

The Edinburgh Academy , City of Edinburgh

Vacancy details

Please apply before 28/02/2020 at 12:00 am

42 Henderson Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5BL

Natasha Hope
HR Assistant

0131 624 4920

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Vacancy Description / Summary

The Edinburgh Academy is looking for a talented and dedicated External Relations Officer to join the Development and Alumni Relations Office, which focuses on three main areas:

• keeping in touch with former pupils and other members of the Edinburgh Academy (EA) community through appropriate communications and events

• facilitating career support and networking within the EA community

• raising philanthropic income to benefit the school and its pupils

Amongst other things, the successful candidate will be the main point of contact for a wide variety of communications with various external constituents, and will be responsible for planning and managing a series of engaging events for former pupils and others which will involve working occasional weekends and evenings.  

The successful candidate will be a graduate with excellent organisational and (written and verbal) communications skills, as well as, a positive and proactive team-player.

A full job description and application form can be found on the school’s website.

To apply: Please send your CV, along with a completed application form and covering letter outlining your experience and suitability for the post by 14 February 2020 to:

About the School

Grounded in Scotland, Ready for the World. The Edinburgh Academy is a co-educational school catering for 2-18 years and the pupils of the Edinburgh Academy live their lives along the lines of our motto: ‘Aien Arsteuein’ (Always Excel).

As an outward looking Scottish school, the attributes of the Academy Learner are resilience, curiosity, independence, collaborative attitudes and creativity. These are nurtured in a caring environment through our exceptional academic offering but also through the expressive arts, outdoor education, sport and service to the community.

With our excellent staff to pupil ratios, we believe that we offer each individual an holistic education that is second to none.