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Community Relations Coordinator (PT 0.8)

Community Relations Coordinator (PT 0.8)

Community Relations Coordinator (PT 0.8)

All Saints' College

Bull Creek, WA

Posted on: 11 July 2024

Closing date: 28 July, 2024

(Ongoing Part-time – 0.8FTE)

Role Highlights

• Engage and work with our vibrant communities including alumni and parents
• Flexible, part-time role working within a small and high-performing team across our two campuses
• Opportunity to establish a new alumni program at our Fremantle campus, The Studio School

The Role

This dynamic and engaging role offers the chance to make a meaningful impact within the College community, fostering lifelong connections and enhancing community engagement.

As the Community Relations Coordinator, you’ll play a vital role in nurturing and maintaining strong connections within the All Saints’ College community. Your duties include providing high-level support to the Old Saints’ Committee, assisting with meeting preparation, maintaining accurate records, and managing vibrant social media accounts. You’ll be the driving force behind the annual Dovetails alumni magazine and regular e-newsletters, ensuring former students stay informed and engaged. Additionally, you’ll organize Heritage Week activities and coordinate Old Saints’ participation in various College events, fostering a sense of community and involvement.
Your responsibilities also extend to The Studio School alumni, ensuring alumni contact records are up-to-date, managing reunion programs and promoting engaging content on social media. Your role involves facilitating alumni participation in fundraising, mentorships and other opportunities.

In support of the College’s Parents & Friends’ Association, you will act as a key liaison, supporting their requests, coordinating event logistics and ensuring effective communication through various channels.

Key Responsibilities:
• Manage the annual reunion program of events, including venue selection and liaison, invitations and promotion to ensure successful attendance and engagement.
• Manage the Old Saints and The Studio School alumni social media accounts and ensure a calendar of relevant and engaging content.
• Source and write articles for the annual Dovetails alumni magazine, in partnership with the Marketing and Communications Manager.
• Identify alumni for ongoing opportunities, such as fundraising, mentorships, keynote speeches, publicity and advocacy.
• Maintain the alumni websites with accurate and up-to-date content.
• Support the Parents and Friends’ Association in operationalising their requests to support the College community.

About You

You are a dynamic and highly motivated individual with a strong background in marketing, communications or business. The ideal candidate will possess a tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience and demonstrate exceptional time management and organizational skills. With a proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team, you will be adept at managing multiple priorities and meeting tight deadlines. Your strong interpersonal and communication skills will enable you to engage effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders, fostering meaningful relationships that drive successful outcomes.

In addition, you will bring valuable experience in event or project management, and have a knack for building networks that support community engagement. Experience in a school or educational environment, alumni management or being an Old Saint is highly desirable. Proficiency with design and social media management tools including Canva, Adobe Creative Suite, and Meta tools will set you apart as a candidate. We are looking for someone who is not only organized and efficient but also passionate about creating a vibrant and connected community within All Saints’ College.

If you are enthusiastic about making a difference and if you thrive in a fast-paced environment, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

How to Apply

A one-page cover letter, addressed to The Director of Marketing and Community Relations, and an up-to-date CV submitted via the Apply button on Seek.

Applications for this position will close at 4.00pm on Sunday 28 July 2024.

Further Information

A copy of the Duty Statement can be accessed from the Employment page of the All Saints’ College website: https://allsaints.wa.edu.au/employment/
For role-specific questions, please contact Ben Fitzpatrick, Director of Marketing and Community Relations, on 0417 952 495 for a confidential discussion.

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