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Director of Development and Marketing (Temporary)

Manchester High School for Girls |

We are seeking to appoint a highly-motivated individual with energy and drive to spearhead the excellent work of this leading Independent School’s Development and Marketing Team for a period of maternity cover from early April 2020.

The ideal candidate will be someone with a robust working knowledge of marketing and communications, who is excited by the prospect of promoting one of the North-West’s leading independent girls’ schools.

Working at a senior level, the successful applicant will also oversee the fundraising capacity of the office, creating meaningful relationships with the alumnae community, parents (past and present), donors and supporters in order to protect and grow the income stream for the School’s bursary appeal. The right candidate will have a track record in strategic leadership as he/she will be a member of the School’s Senior Leadership Team and manage the Marketing function of the School. Experience in a similar role in an educational establishment would be a distinct advantage but is not essential.

The closing date for applications is 09.00 a.m. Monday 17th February 2020.

Interviews will be held at the school on Monday 24th February 2020.

Please apply by sending a completed application form and supporting letter to the Head Mistress at

Information pack and an application form are available from the school’s website:, or alternatively please e-mail: Tel: 0161 224 0447, Grangethorpe Road, Manchester M14 6HS

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Registered charity number: 1164323. Company number: 9665070.

This is a full time post and its nature is such that the post holder will be expected to work such hours as are reasonably necessary in order to fulfil the duties in a professional manner.

The holiday year runs from 1st September to 31st August. In addition to the usual public holidays you are entitled to 25 paid working days’ holiday in each full holiday year worked, increasing to 28 paid working days’ holiday after 2 years’ continuous service and increasing to 33 paid working days after 5 years’ continuous service, accruing pro rata in each calendar year.


Further Information

Greater Manchester
Full-time | Temporary
17 February 2020 Closing Date
Grangethorpe Road, Manchester, M14 6HS