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Communications and Marketing Manager

Bedford Modern School (BMS) is an outstanding HMC independent co-educational day school for students aged 7-18. Our community is a friendly, happy and supportive one and all of the 350 staff members, spanning both teaching and non-teaching roles, help to make BMS a very special place to work.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic communications and marketing professional to join our busy External Relations Team. This role is crucial in driving further growth of our already strong market position and developing the distinctive BMS brand and reputation. It is a hands-on role managing design and print, websites and all forms of media in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and would suit someone who enjoys balancing operational and strategic tasks.

We are ideally looking for someone with a flair for writing compelling content, developing creative advertising campaigns and a successful track record in digital marketing. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, experience using Adobe InDesign, Premiere Pro and Microsoft Office are key. You should also feel comfortable using a variety of marketing channels and tactics and be able to analyse the success of campaigns and demonstrate return on investment.

Prior experience of working in a school is not essential but the successful candidate will have empathy for independent education in general, combined with an instinctive feel for the school’s customers and their needs.

In return, we can offer a competitive salary, the option to be part of a private healthcare scheme, a generous pension scheme, CPD opportunities through our membership of the Harpur Trust and free lunches (in term time).

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to attract staff that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.

Closing date: 9.00am on Friday 08 December 2023

Interviews: Wednesday 13 December 2023

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). We may carry out online searches on shortlisted applicants. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The school is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions on a self-declaration form in advance of attending an interview.


For an informal chat about this opportunity please contact Julie Ridge, Director of External Relations 01234 332500 or

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Digital Marketing and Communications Assistant


The Digital Marketing and Communications Assistant will support the delivery of the school’s marketing objectives and will provide a central focus for all communications activities across the school.

The successful candidate will have a passion and talent for marketing using digital channels and social media platforms. They will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a good nose for a story and creative flair. They will also work alongside the Admissions Registrar with the aim of increasing pupil recruitment, developing the School’s reputation and ensuring the School’s brand identity is reflected consistently across all marketing material.

Start Date: Ideally, we would like the successful applicant to join us as soon as possible however, we can be flexible about the start date if needed.

Contract: Permanent, part – time (24hrs/wk, hours by arrangement during term time with occasional Saturdays or evenings, +10 days during school holiday.)

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Director of Marketing and Communications

Director of Marketing and Communications

 Salary: in the region of £70-80,000 per annum, depending upon skills and experience

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for a senior marketing and communications professional to take a lead role in shaping a new vision and strategy for this ambitious and forward-thinking school.

Set amongst the stunning 120-acre grounds of Kimbolton Castle, Kimbolton School is a flourishing independent co-educational day and boarding school for over 1000 pupils aged 4 to 18. Located in Cambridgeshire, close to the borders of Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire, Kimbolton proudly ranks as one of The Sunday Times’ Top 10 Independent Secondary Schools in East Anglia 2022.

Reporting directly to the Headmaster, this is a pivotal new leadership role, responsible for developing and managing a cohesive school-wide strategy for marketing, communications and pupil recruitment.

The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker and creative communicator who is able to embrace the spirit of Kimbolton, reimagine its brand and raise the profile of the School nationally and internationally.

Strong internal and external communication skills will be essential to help nurture positive relationships with the School community and provide inspirational leadership for a committed marketing, communications and admissions team.

Further information about the role and details of how to apply can be found at:

Interested candidates are invited to contact RSAcademics in the first instance to arrange an informal and confidential discussion about the role:

Nina Lambert:

Closing date for applications is 10.00am on Tuesday 14th November 2023.

Kimbolton School is an equal opportunities employer committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

 This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

The safeguarding responsibilities of this post are detailed in the candidate information brochure

RSAcademics is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to promoting diversity and inclusion in schools.

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Communications Officer


 This is a part-time, fixed term contract to cover a period of Maternity Leave. 29 hours per week, Monday – Friday.

 Salary band: £17,721 – £20,762 per annum, pro-rata, depending on skills and experience (£22,152 – £25,953 per annum FTE)

Focussing on engaging our communities, the Communications Officer will play a key role in the recruitment and retention of pupils and parents through copywriting and storytelling.

You should have at least two years’ experience in a communications role, be educated to degree-level (or a similar professional level), and have an empathy with the values of College. We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and organised individual with a positive attitude, an eye for detail and an ability to tailor content to specific audiences. You will form part of a team of Marketing and Communications professionals, including a Photographer, within the wider External Relations Department.

The position is part-time, 29 hours a week, 52 weeks a year. It is anticipated that the 29 hours will be worked as five part days or four full days. Other working patterns may be considered if details are included in your application; however, working on a Friday is essential.

College offers its employees a number of benefits: a pleasant working environment, supportive colleagues, subsidised gym membership, cycle to work scheme, electric vehicle charging, subsidised restaurant, access to College events and our pension scheme.

Closing date: Sunday 15th October 2023 at 8pm

Interview date: Friday 20th October 2023

To find out more, please visit

Applications will be considered as they are received, and College reserves the right to appoint at any time in the process.

Cheltenham Ladies’ College is committed to the safeguarding of children.




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Communications & Digital Content Officer

Communications & Digital Content Officer

37.5 per week, 52 weeks

Starting ASAP

Applications are invited for the post of Digital Marketing and Website Officer at The Royal Masonic School for Girls. If you are looking to make a difference, take a look at our fabulous school!

RMS is a leading independent girls’ day/boarding School with around 1,000 pupils aged 2 to 18 and over 310 teaching and support staff, situated on a 315-acre parkland site near Rickmansworth in Hertfordshire.

We offer an energised working environment and a marketing outlook that openly looks to do things differently. If you want to be part of a team that is keen to be both exciting and exceptional, please visit the school website for more information about our thriving school, with its excellent value added results and inclusive community spirit that encourages both girls and staff to work to their potential and beyond.

The School’s Marketing and Admissions Department covers all aspects of marketing and pupil recruitment including strategy, brand management, publications and market analysis. The core purpose of the Communications & Digital Content Officer is to be creative. We are looking for a brave marketer who doesn’t look to follow the norm. As a school, RMS for Girls encourages the pupils to think differently and, as members of staff, we are equally urged to do the same. This is an exciting new role within the Marketing & Admissions department that will help promote and enhance RMS’s reputation by effectively deploying digital marketing strategies locally, nationally and overseas.

The successful candidate will proactively manage and lead the School’s presence on social media platforms as well as create compelling, relevant copy for local, national and international media. Working closely with the Digital Marketing Assistant (DMA), the new post holder will continue to drive engagement across all social media channels.

To make an application: Please read the attached Job Description before completing your application.

To apply, please complete the My New Term Application Form using the Supporting Statement section of the form to detail your suitability for the role, how your knowledge, experience and training meet the person specification. Please note CVs are not accepted. Link to apply:

The closing date for applications is Monday 30th October 2023 at 9.00am

Interviews are likely to be held week commencing Monday 30th October 2023

If you have any questions or would like to discuss this role further, please contact HR at or telephone the School on 01923 725762

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply for enhanced disclosure.

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is an equal opportunities employer.

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is a Private Limited Company, Registered No 1339867 England, Registered Charity No 276784

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Head of Communications

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and talented communications professional to join Eton College as Head of Communications. The successful candidate will be central to Eton’s ongoing strategy. Reporting to the Director of Communications, Engagement and Development, the Head of Communications will support and work closely with the Head Master, the Provost and the wider leadership team in curating, presenting and protecting the Eton brand. They will head a team of four, with a communications manager, two communications assistants and a digital content producer and will liaise closely with the Development Team, the Old Etonian Association and the Engagement team.

The successful candidate will manage communications across a wide community of stakeholders including current and past parents, Old Etonians, and other supporters of the College. We are interested in hearing from specialists with a good track record who are interested in the multi-faceted nature of the role. The successful candidate will have exacting standards, a high level of attention to detail, and will be a self-starter with initiative, confidence, diplomacy, drive, resilience and flexibility. Prior schools experience is not essential.

Eton College offers an outstanding working environment amidst beautiful surroundings, a wide range of benefits and the opportunity to further develop your professional skills and expertise. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious communications professional; Eton College prides itself on a warm and friendly community, where staff are valued.

For further information about the role please see the attached Head of Communications recruitment brochure. Please note that if you apply for this position you are consenting for your application to be shared with David Stephens at JTD Connections Ltd, who are involved in the recruitment process for this role. Potentially interested candidates are encouraged in the first instance to contact David Stephens on 07739 457000 or for an informal and confidential discussion about their interest in and suitability for the role. Due to the needs of the school and the department, we may interview suitable candidates before the closing date. This job may also close early if a large number of applications are received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid missing your chance to apply.


Eton College offers a wide range of benefits, including an 11% employer contribution to your pension (with 4.9% employee contribution), Employee Assistance Programme, enhanced Maternity / Paternity scheme, a cycle to work scheme, subsidised lunches during term time, free access to the College’s sport and leisure facilities and discounts at local retailers and businesses.

About The College

We are an equal opportunities employer and are seeking applications from suitable candidates from all backgrounds. We are dedicated to creating and sustaining an environment that values individuality and difference and celebrates the diversity of both staff and pupils by fostering perseverance, tolerance and integrity. We believe in equal opportunity for everyone, irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background.

If you have any queries about the application process or any problem with submitting your application online, the Recruitment Team will be happy to help. Should you require any reasonable adjustments to be made or facilities provided to enable you to apply online, please do not hesitate to contact us on so we can make adjustments accordingly.


Eton College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including, but not limited to, reference checks with past employers, an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (including Barred List information), an online search and, where applicable, Prohibition checks. If you are successful in your application, you will be required to complete a DBS Disclosure Application Form. Any information disclosed will be handled in accordance with any guidance and/or Code of Practice published by the DBS. The College is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore all convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered as “spent” under the Act) must be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. It is a criminal offence for any person who is barred from working with children to attempt to apply for a position at the College.

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Marketing & Communications Manager

Kensington Wade is seeking a dynamic and creative person to deliver the marketing and brand development objectives of this very special school. Kensington Wade is a unique preparatory school in the UK market: alongside offering pupils a thorough preparation for 11+ entry into the country’s top senior schools, pupils at the school learn in an immersive bilingual environment in both English and Chinese, achieving fluency in Mandarin at an early age.

The school was recognised by the Independent Schools Association (ISA) in 2022 with its inaugural award for Innovation in Education.

The Marketing and Communications Manager will work closely with the Headmaster and Board of Directors, reporting to the CEO, in implementing and contributing to the development of a marketing strategy which appeals to Kensington Wade’s diverse and dynamic prospective families.

The Marketing and Communications Manager will input into and lead the implementation of the school’s marketing plan through the creation of digital and printed marketing content, management of the school’s website, social media accounts and advertising, and will take a lead role in marketing events. To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to Alja Kranjec, Head of HR, at

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Marketing and Communications Manager

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, creative and ambitious marketing and communications professional to play a key role raising St Edward’s profile locally, nationally and internationally. Using your wide knowledge of marketing strategies and tactics, you will be responsible for increasing awareness and understanding of the school. You will achieve this through a variety of marketing channels, communicating to the school community, current parents, prospective parents, friends of the school, the media and the local community.

This will include:

– Generating print and digital marketing collateral

– Producing the weekly e-newsletter

– Ensuring consistency of branding

– Maintaining the school’s profile within educational directories

– Overseeing the production of relevant photography and video content

– Contributing to the school magazine, website and other publications as necessary

– Recording and reviewing marketing data/analytics

– Planning and delivering flagship events as required

About you

You will need experience of working in a marketing or communications role in any sector as well as extensive knowledge and understanding of print, social and digital media. You will also need a watertight grasp of grammar and excellent written English and the ability to work in a busy office, juggling a number of projects with conflicting deadlines.

In return, St. Edward’s can offer a variety of benefits including:

– A friendly and inclusive working environment

– Free meals

– Free Nuffield Health Gym membership (including membership for your partner and children under the age of 21)

– Free car parking

– Cycle to work scheme

– Employee assistance programme

– Defined contribution pension scheme with Scottish Widows.

The standard employee contribution rate is 5% with the employer contributing 8%.From 1st September 2022, enhanced contributions by the employee will be matched by the employer, up to the cap of 12%

Candidates should complete the St Edward’s Application Form, available on the Vacancies page of the St Edward’s website

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Director of Marketing, Admissions and Communications


Salary: In the region of £65,000 – £75,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience

This newly created senior role presents an exciting opportunity to be part of the future vision for Glenalmond College.

Glenalmond College is a leading independent co-educational boarding and day school for some 360 pupils aged 12-18.  Set in more than 300 acres of stunning Perthshire countryside, Glenalmond’s grounds are some of the most beautiful of any school in the UK.

The College is now seeking to appoint an exceptional Director of Marketing, Admissions and Communications to take the lead in creating, developing and implementing Glenalmond’s marketing, admissions and communications strategies, building the already well recognised brand and promoting Glenalmond at every opportunity.

Reporting directly to the Warden and sitting on the Warden’s Executive Committee, this senior and important role will provide strategic leadership, initiative, management and delivery of all aspects of marketing and communications for the College and working closely with the Head of Admissions will lead on all pupil recruitment activities.

This is a high profile, varied and exciting leadership position suited to a high calibre commercial marketing professional who can demonstrate established and effective leadership skills, combined with extensive marketing and communications experience, commercial acumen, stakeholder management and influencing skills gained inside or outside the education sector.

Interested candidates are invited to contact RSAcademics to arrange an informal and confidential discussion with Lucy Mediratta, Search Consultant: 

For further information click HERE

The closing date for applications is 10.00am on Tuesday 17th October 2023.