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Alumni Engagement Manager (London based)

18 November 2022

UWC Atlantic

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Salary: £31,616 - £36,110 (Grade 7) plus £5,000 London weighting allowance

UWC Atlantic is the founding College of the UWC global education movement. Its home is the beautiful 12th Century St Donat’s Castle in South Wales, where students from over 90 countries come for two years to live and work together in a dynamic learning landscape.

UWC is a deliberately diverse, mission-driven international college with a strong commitment to the educational principles of Kurt Hahn, its founder, and a passionate belief in the importance of education as a force for good in the world - to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future.

Since 1962, UWC has entrusted students with authentic responsibility and guided them to make appropriate choices and to learn from their mistakes. It is through this trust, responsibility and accountability that students learn that they can make a difference (‘You are needed’) and that through effort and engagement they can achieve far more than they ever imagined (‘There is more in you than you think’).

UWC empowers bridge-builders, systems changers and compassionate global citizens through the delivery of a pioneering and distinctive IB (International Baccalaureate) educational model.

UWC’s student body is hugely diverse (from around 90 countries every year) based on its ability to reach out across the globe to attract and encourage new students from vastly differing political, religious, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. These inspirational young people, the next generation of leaders, are drawn from among the most marginalised groups of today’s world and the most privileged. Students are selected on their promise and potential to create impact in the fields of sustainability, social justice and peace. The College offers one of the most comprehensive scholarship programmes available at pre-University level, with 50% of students receiving financial support.

Are you an energetic, positive and a self- starter alumni &/or events professional, with 2-5 years experience within a not for profit organisation? We would love to hear from you!

The Philanthropy Team at UWC Atlantic is growing and we have exciting plans ahead; supported by a new strategy and clear vision for the future. 

You will be responsible for enhancing our current engagement programme for our international alumni & parents community – of approximately 10,000 people - in support of strategic areas of the college, inspiring them to give back their expertise and time.

You will ensure everything related to an event is taken care of, from idea conception, preparations, and day-of logistics. Charged with creating experiences and bringing visions to life, you will be good at multitasking. Scouting locations, soliciting bids, managing relationships and key stakeholder communications, creating and negotiating contracts, and managing budgets are all typical functions in this role, amongst other duties.

For all information and an application form please go to our website at: https://www.atlanticcollege.org/about-us/careers/current-vacancies

Completed application forms should be emailed to: hr@uwcatlantic.org

Closing date for receipt of applications: Thursday 5 January 2023 at Midnight

The selection process will begin on: Tuesday 17 January 2023

Please note that the only method of application we accept is a completed UWCA Application form - we do not accept CV’s.

UWC Atlantic is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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