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Director of External Relations – North London Collegiate School, Jeju

Jeju Island, South Korea

This is an outstanding opportunity for a commercially minded, strategic marketing, business development or communications professional to join the School’s Senior Leadership Team.

Start Date:          September 2019 or as soon as possible

Salary:                  Highly competitive salary including generous benefits package

Location:             Jeju Island, South Korea

Type:                     Co-educational | day and boarding

Applications are welcomed for the newly created position of Director of External Relations at North London Collegiate School, Jeju.  The Director of External Relations will be responsible for all matters relating to communications, marketing and pupil recruitment for NLCS Jeju.

To lead the existing marketing, parent relations and admissions functions, we are looking for an exceptional individual who is a proven strategic leader with a demonstrable track record of leading and motivating teams, with the ability to systematically analyse markets, to build and execute strategy and to represent NLCS Jeju effectively with internationally-minded stakeholders. Strong and persuasive communication and negotiation skills and cross-cultural awareness are pre-requisites. The successful candidate will show drive and have a clear empathy and commitment to the School’s culture and ethos.

The school opened its doors in 2011, established in partnership between North London Collegiate School, UK and the South Korean government.  The school – with its excellent outcomes, dedicated staff and world-class facilities – has proven to be an extremely popular choice with parents from Seoul, Busan and farther afield.  IGCSE and IB results are formidable and students matriculate to some of the best universities in the world. It is an exceptional education based on high academic standards and a deep commitment to providing a well-rounded education.

The school is set in a striking location. Jeju Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, 130km off the southern coast of the Korean peninsula, is often described as one of Asia’s best kept secrets.

For more information or an informal conversation regarding the opportunity, please contact:

Jean Sullivan on +44 (0)7885 879887 ( or

Aaron Ashton on +44 (0)7584 564944 (

Applicants are invited to submit an up-to-date CV to RSAcademics together with a short letter of application, explaining their motivation for applying and suitability for this post, addressed to Mr O’Hare, the Bursar of NLCS Jeju.

Your early expression of interest is advised as the school will consider applications as they arrive.

NLCS Jeju is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be expected to show evidence of their most up to date child protection screening details including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) as well as international police checks.


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  • An early expression of interest is advised as the school will consider applications as they arrive