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Head of External Relation (Education)

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Head of External Relation (Education)

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    Monroe Professional Services

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    Melati Albani R.Jusuf

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

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  • Client:

    Monroe Consulting Group

Executive recruitment company Monroe Consulting Group is recruiting on behalf of an established education institution in looking for a Head of External Relation:

Working arrangement: 100% WFO

Job Description:

  • Create and implement strategies and plans for external relations and communications for the school
  • Build strong relationships with central support functions to align the school's activities
  • Develop the school's brand and positioning with multiple strategic partners and stakeholders
  • Identify new opportunities for external engagement, partnership working, and collaboration
  • Monitor and report on metrics to assess the effectiveness of the school's external relations strategy
  • Manage communications, alumni, and widening participation services within budget
  • Develop and implement evaluation methods and reporting mechanisms to assess whether objectives are being met
  • Manage the school's external relations budget as agreed by the Management Board
  • Promote the school's reputation through media relations and develop and promote publications and publicity materials
  • Oversee the organization and promotion of the school's events
  • Build relationships with local, regional, and international partners, funders, regulatory bodies, and policy makers
  • Develop alumni relations activities to raise the school's profile and provide professional networking opportunities for its graduates
  • Engage alumni in the school's academic life through events, communications, and ambassadorial roles.


  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing, Business Administration or a related field; a Master's degree is preferred
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing successful external relations and communications strategies
  • Strong leadership and management skills, with experience in managing teams and budgets
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with multiple stakeholders and partners
  • Experience in marketing, public relations, and media relations, with a good understanding of branding and positioning strategies
  • Knowledge of digital communications and social media platforms
  • Ability to analyze data and metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of external relations strategies and plans
  • Knowledge of the fashion industry, education sector, or related fields is a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to think strategically and creatively.