Education Trust Director
Education Trust Director Epsom College
Location: Epsom, Surrey
Salary: 80,000 + Pension
Epsom College is a co-educational day and boarding school with approximately 900 pupils aged 11-18. The College is located approximately one mile from Epsom town, below Epsom Downs, in fine buildings set in a beautiful tree filled campus of some 85 acres. Originally founded by The Royal Medical Benevolent Foundation, today the College strives to develop the individual talents of every girl and boy. The College is on an exciting trajectory with academic performance notably advancing in recent years, with a new Lower School that opened in 2016, the opening of Epsom College in Malaysia and an on-going major capital development plan underway.
The College is looking to appoint a full time Director to oversee the operations of the Education Trust Department, building on the platform already created to date, and working closely with the Marketing, Admissions, Archives and Alumni functions to ensure optimal synergy of impact from the five areas. The Education Trust Director will oversee the College's major capital campaign, raising funds for a new centre to transform the educational experience of its pupils, with particular focus on the Sixth Form.
The Education Trust Director will inspire confidence and trust, operate collaboratively with a diverse group of staff, pupils, parents and prospective parents and immerse him or herself fully in the life of the school. S/he will work closely with the Director of Marketing, Director of Admissions, College Archivist as well as teaching and support staff.
The successful candidate will be an experienced, professional and successful individual wishing to expand fundraising and development opportunities for the College. S/he will be someone who is able to bring relevant and effective innovation in promoting the interest of the College amongst alumni, parents past and present; with the aim of cultivating potential donors to secure regular giving, legacies and funding.
The ideal candidate will have:
A successful track record of major gift solicitation of top prospects;
Demonstrable expertise to develop and implement the College's activities to deepen philanthropic relationships with current and former parents, former pupils, well-wishers, benefactors and friends of Epsom College;
Proven skills in developing strategic plans and understanding the practical issues of implementing a fundraising programme;
Display an ability to establish, plan and develop strong relationships with people in the School community and beyond it, including the most senior and influential contacts;
An education to degree level or holding a relevant high level professional qualification.
This role is subject to a satisfactory DBS check. Epsom College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment and attend mandatory training.
If you would like to receive an Information Pack for this role with details on how to apply, please email Faye Marshall at Harris Hill, ideally with a copy of your CV, via firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 0207 820 7303.
Closing date for applications: 5.00pm on Friday 30th November