Marketing & Communication Manager Mentone Girls’ Grammar School (VIC)

  • Permanent role
  • Applications close: Sunday 28 May, 2023 at 5:00pm
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Christophe Menagé
Senior Education Consultant

Mentone Girls’ Grammar is a K-12 independent Anglican all-girls school founded in 1899. Located in the Melbourne Bayside suburb of Mentone and idyllically situated next to the beaches of beautiful Port Philip Bay.

Mentone Girls’ Grammar is underpinned by its deeply interwoven community. Every student, staff and member of the school community enjoys a powerful sense of belonging. The School’s nurturing environment enables every girl to be known, seen and heard. The School, whose strategic and moral imperative is to Empower Girls through a liberal, humane, progressive education, offers an impressive contemporary suite of academic and co-curricular programs, specifically designed to ensure all students are inspired to achieve their individual and collective best.

The Marketing & Communications Manager will collaborate and engage with the community to envision, co-design & implement a brand campaign that is creative, inspiring and powerful.

Responsible for the development and delivery of cutting-edge marketing and communication strategies, this is a unique opportunity for a highly skilled specialist to lead an exciting School brand refresh project.

The successful candidate will frame and enliven the essence of the School’s vision, values, culture and strategic direction. Making a significant contribution to the engagement of our School community, the Marketing & Communications Manager will consult, develop, implement and evaluate the School’s brand, marketing and communications strategies. The successful candidate will steer the creation of an effective portfolio of promotional assets and activities to position the School as an educational destination of choice.

The new Marketing & Communications Manager will combine style and substance to deliver impactful outcomes across a range of key areas. The successful candidate will be an influential and visible leader, with the proven capacity to nurture key stakeholder relationships and will have an innate drive and curiosity to think outside the box and execute creative content that reflects the School’s fresh attitude and approach to girls’ education.

The successful candidate will be highly proficient in leveraging the capabilities of ICT equipment, interfaces, platforms and software used to super-charge marketing and communications campaigns that are full of spirit and excitement. The successful applicant will be a lateral thinker with well-honed problem-solving skills. They will have access to a deep pool of industry associations and professional networks that bring people together. The Marketing & Communications Manager will have an enviable portfolio of digital and soft assets to complement a personal repertoire of excellence.

At the heart of this role will be an outstanding leader who has a natural rapport with people and is accustomed to operating within a strategic and high achieving environment.  The appointee will be a strategic planner with a creative heart and an analytical mind who demonstrates exceptional attention to detail, skill at balancing a varied workload, and the ability to bring together project groups and internal/external teams to deliver as a united front.

With a start date to be negotiated (preferably as soon as available), the position of Marketing & Communications Manager is offered as a permanent full-time position on a 5-year contract with an attractive renumeration package.

Mentone Girls’ Grammar has a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to acting in children’s best interests and keeping them safe from harm. Strict adherence to the School’s ChildSafe framework and policies is non-negotiable.

Hutton Consulting Australia is partnering with Mentone Girls’ Grammar in the active search for this position. An essential part of the process is to ensure absolute best fit in relation to the role specifically, and the culture, vision and strategic intent of the School more broadly. This is achieved through the careful screening of potential applicants. As such, and prior to submitting an application, all interested parties must contact the lead consultant, Christophe Menagé on 0427 703 483 or email for a confidential discussion regarding the specifics of the role, our bespoke process and to obtain the all-important Candidate Information Pack (which includes the full position description).

Please Note: Direct online applications will not be considered.
Applications close: 5.00pm Sunday 28th May, 2023.