Vacancy - Education Officer

EDUCATION OFFICER - Voluntary Position

Responsible to: Board of Trustees through the Chairman.

Role: The Gallipoli Association’s primary charitable objective is to advance education for the public benefit by raising public awareness of the Gallipoli Campaign of 1915 and by encouraging and facilitating the study in the legacy and lessons of that Campaign. The Education Officer is the primary point of contact for all education matters responsible to the Trustees for coordinating the various education strands and promoting the continued study of the campaign to all sections of the public.

Main Tasks:

  • Be the Education primary point of contact for the Association.
  • Building on the work already undertaken by the previous Education Officer, review and deliver the current 3 year Education Plan.
  • Submit the Education Plan for annual approval by the Trustees.
  • Bid to the Trustees on an annual basis for funds to deliver the Education Plan.
  • Provide the Board of Trustees with quarterly updates and an annual report on the Education Plan.
  • Working with the Trustees and officials of the Association making use of the Journal, e-newsletter, website, social media and other media outlets to promote the Education Plan, and its achievements, to the membership and other interested stakeholders.

Skills and attributes required:

  • A good knowledge of the Gallipoli Campaign and an affinity with the charitable objectives of the Association.
  • An understanding of and passion for working with the education sector.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to work collaboratively within small groups (Trustees, Teachers, Museums Staff and pupils). Accepts compromise, retains flexibility and supports the decisions of the group.
  • Experience of using social media i.e. Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Confident, imaginative, enthusiastic and well organised.

 Applications should be emailed to the Hon. Secretary ( by 1 February 2017