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Pembroke is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced applicant to undertake the role of Publications Manager.

Permanent, full time position with flexible working arrangements available
Deliver high-quality, engaging school publications in collaboration with a creative and dynamic team
Support, prepare and distribute a range of key school communications

Pembroke School is a co-educational, non-denominational, day and boarding school from Early Learning to Year 12. Renowned for academic excellence and a broad, inclusive program, Pembroke offers the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) and is also an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, offering the Primary Years Programme (PYP). Pembroke staff and students are encouraged to delight in learning, work and the exploration of their own potential.

The Role:

Pembroke is seeking an enthusiastic and suitably experienced applicant to undertake the role of Publications Manager. This permanent, full time position is an important part of the Development team and School community. They are responsible for the collation, editing, production and distribution of School publications and for coordinating communications that celebrate achievements and build community engagement.

The successful candidate will:

  • With guidance from the Director of Advancement, conceptualise the editorial focus of all relevant publications.
  • Source, store, compile and prepare for design and print, material received for school publications.
  • Manage the production, printing and distribution of school publications.
  • Source content, edit, prepare and distribute the School EDM to the agreed theme and distribution schedule.
  • Coordinate the digital publishing and delivery of School publications, news articles and reports.
  • Support the Principal and Director of Advancement with research, writing and proofreading for specific communications.
  • Engage and manage external graphic designers to execute publication design.
  • Coordinate the annual schedule of official school photography and catalogue, format and caption tutorial, sport, music, staff and other photographs.
  • Support the Design and Website Assistant with website maintenance, as required.

We are looking for a candidate with:

  • Experience in a publications or communications role.
  • Experience in the development and management of print and electronic publications.
  • A flair for writing and exceptional editing and proof-reading skills, coupled with a high attention to detail.
  • Naturally collaborative, solutions-focused, positive and diplomatic approach.
  • Exemplary organisational skills with the ability to effectively prioritise work, multi-task and meet demanding deadlines.
  • Relevant tertiary qualification is advantageous but not mandatory.
  • Current Working with Children Check, Reporting Risks of Harm, Abuse and Neglect Training certification and First Aid qualifications.

If this sounds like your ideal role then we want to hear from you!


Applications should be addressed to Ms Tracy Hillier, Human Resources Manager. Applications for this position close 9.00 am Friday 9 December 2022.

To apply, please complete the Professional Services Staff Employment Application Form.

Enquiries may be emailed to or telephone Ms Tracy Hillier on 8366 6785.

Pembroke School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.