Events officer

St Swithun's School, Winchester
Competitive salary dependant on experience
30 Jul 2018
17 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Full Time


  • To support the school’s marketing programme through delivery of exceptional on and off-site events for current and prospective parents and key target audiences
  • To assist in the delivery of other school events as required and agreed with the head of marketing
  • To preserve the St Swithun’s brand values, ensuring consistent communications and delivery of events
  • To form good working relationships with the teaching staff to secure their support in helping to promote both schools
  • To form good working relationships with facilities, catering, Harvey Hall and IT teams to ensure events are delivered to a consistent and professional standard
  • Playing a key role in the marketing team, organising a wide range of events including open days, feeder school events, current parent receptions, prospective parent hospitality, exhibitions, conferences and boarding taster events.
  • Assisting the PTA.
  • To be responsible for compiling an ongoing photographic record of school events
  • To gather feedback on events to evaluate success and seek improvements
  • Liaising with operations team over external/3rd party compliance


About you:

  • Very strong attention to detail and an absolute commitment to delivering consistently high quality
  • Proven event project planning and management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and stakeholders simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Exceptional organisation skills.
  • Exceptional people skills, self-motivation and the ability to relate quickly and easily with pupils, parents and staff
  • The ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent time and task management skills with a proven ability to make things happen in a busy, pressurised and professional context.
  • A sense of initiative and creativity. A sense of humour and a calm and unflappable manner.
  • Empathy with the ethos and aims of the independent school sector and of St Swithun’s in particular
  • An understanding of the motivations, attitudes and aspirations of parents, children and other stakeholders in the community interested in independent school education.



  • Discount on school fees.
  • Discounted corporate gym membership and free membership of the school swimming pool.
  • Free lunches during term time.


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