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Alumni & Development Officer
Closing Date:  03 December 2020
Contact:  The Duke of York's Royal Military School
Telephone: 01304 245027 or 23
Salary:  £22,000 to £25,500
Job Description: 

Co-educational Boarding School, Dover, Kent

Alumni & Development Officer– Full-time

Are you looking for a new start or relocation to Kent for 2021?  We have an exciting career opportunity in this unique and iconic setting on a 150 acre site near to the White Cliffs of Dover.   

Established in 1803, we are a state boarding School for students aged 11 to 18.  Originally set up to educate the children of serving soldiers, the School still educates children from military families as well as those who wish to buy into our military ethos and traditions. As students boarded with us during their time here, many have forged life-long friendships, and a strong connection with the School.

We are seeking an Alumni and Development Officer who will be responsible for the development, planning and implementation of alumni events and fundraising initiatives, concentrating on further enhancing mutually beneficial relationships between current students and old Dukies.

The postholder will ideally have experience of events management, be highly IT literate, good administrative and communication skills and having the ability and motivation to work collaboratively. Experience or understanding of fundraising, charities, marketing and/or the concept of development in education will be an advantage.

Salary: DOYRMS scale 6 (£22,544 to £25,649 per annum).  Opportunity to join Local Government Pension Scheme.   Full time role but additional hours may be required to fulfil the role at time i.e. evenings and weekends.  Accommodation on site may be available. 

Closing date: Midday Thursday 3 December Interviews: week commencing 7 or 14 December An application form & further details about the role can be located on the School’s website , emailing  or 01304 245023/27. CVs will not be accepted No Agencies


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. Candidates must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.