Marketing, Communications & Enrolments Officer

Marketing, Communications & Enrolments Officer

 About Cairns Hinterland Steiner School

We are an independent school situated in Kuranda with classes from Kindergarten to Class 10.  We are a co-educational and non-denominational school offering the nationally accredited Australia Steiner Curriculum Framework.

True to the spirit and intentions of the educational impulses and insights offered by Rudolf Steiner, we create a place where goodness, beauty and truth permeate the pedagogical, physical and social fabrics. We support each individual child, with an understanding of their stage in childhood development and with this understanding, encourage each child’s unique gifts and emerging potentials to unfold in a nurturing, imaginative and guided environment.

At Cairns Hinterland Steiner School, we are a community of learners, where the teachers, parents and students strive for individual, communal and global growth and understanding. We are seeding the future with people who will make a positive difference in the world.

Marketing, Communications & Enrolments Officer

We have an opening for a Marketing, Communications & Enrolments Officer. This is a part time role (4 days a week – 30.4 hrs/week) based at the school. Working as an effective member of the Administrative team, the primary role of the Marketing, Communications and Enrolments Officer is to implement and coordinate effective communication and marketing strategies, manage all first stage enrolment enquiries, and facilitate school events.


  • Manage all enrolment enquiry from inception, up to and including the School tour stage
  • Implement effective communication and marketing strategies as per the CHSS Marketing & Communications Plan
  • Coordinate all timely, target specific marketing, advertising, promotion, public relations and communication activities from conception to execution and evaluate effectiveness
  • Develop and conduct parent engagement surveys
  • Refresh content for all media channels and ensure consistency of branding
  • Facilitate School events and functions

Role Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience in similar roles
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of the role of communications in marketing and branding
  • Computer literate with up to date, digital marketing knowledge
  • Flexibility and analysis/problem solving skills to respond within a dynamic environment
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and act decisively consistent with the School’s brand
  • Ability to see the bigger picture with excellent attention to detail
  • Commitment to child safety and the prevention of child harm by recognising and responding appropriately
  • Current working with Children Blue Card or eligibility to obtain one (no card no start)

To apply, please address the Role Requirements in your covering letter with your resume and send  (a full application package may be requested via this email).

Applications close COB Friday 29th January.