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Marketing and Communications Executive

Are you looking for a role combining creativity, communications and technical skill? Are you experienced in planning and creating digital and traditional communications campaigns?

Founded in 1915, St Christopher School is an independent day and boarding school for girls and boys aged 3-18. We have 535 pupils and 199 teaching and support staff.

We treat our young people as individuals and aim for them to develop competence and resourcefulness, social conscience and moral courage, the capacity for friendship and a true zest for life

The Role

St Chris is looking for an enthusiastic communications professional to make an impact by telling our story and to support the recruitment of students to our progressive forward thinking school.

We are looking for someone who can combine creativity, communication and technical skills. You will be experienced in planning and creating digital and traditional communications campaigns. By telling our story you will be supporting the recruitment of students locally, nationally and internationally.

The post holder will report to the Director of Marketing & Admissions, and should be a motivated self-starter who is able to initiate projects and ideas.

Job Purpose

This is a key role, and crucial to the successful development of the School’s communications strategy. Based in a small but dynamic department the post will suit a talented, highly creative individual with excellent communication and technical skills seeking to develop their career in a busy and inspiring role.

The role will cover all areas of the School from Nursery to Sixth Form and alumni. Responsibilities will include planning, creating and managing all content for distribution across our digital and social media channels, planning and executing paid online marketing campaigns and supporting the delivery of events to develop the School’s profile and increase recruitment.

With proven experience in digital and traditional marketing, you will be adept at creating engaging content and campaigns. You will also use your excellent communications skills to manage content on the School’s website, in its newsletters and publications, supporting the Director of Marketing & Admissions in ensuring the consistent presentation of St Chris and its brand across the School’s communication channels and on third party websites.

The ideal candidate will take the role of ‘investigative journalist’ when it comes to uncovering the many good news stories across the School. You will be a confident writer, photographer and video editor, able to quickly turnaround stories and ideas, while managing multiple deadlines.

Key Accountabilities

  • Work with the Director of Marketing and Admissions to support the development of a digital marketing strategy and schedule campaigns.
  • Identify, gather and tell stories from across the organisation, from Nursery to Sixth Form and alumni, across digital and traditional platforms in support of the School’s strategy using words, images and video.
  • Work closely with teaching staff to develop student and alumni profiles and success stories.
  • Embrace all aspects of social media to create and maintain an engaging and active presence across various platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, Vimeo, monitoring and reporting on effectiveness.
  • Input into decisions and manage digital advertising across all key platforms (including Google, Facebook/Instagram.) Work in-house or with digital agencies to ensure the effective placement of ads to improve engagement with potential families. Monitor and report on performance of digital advertising.
  • Maintain and develop dynamic, engaging website content, and support the development of the website.
  • Manage the School’s SEO campaigns with creative agencies
  • Assist with the planning and delivery of marketing and admissions recruitment events (virtual and in person)
  • Attend key events (which may possibly be during evenings and occasional weekends), take and edit photographs, video footage and share on social and digital platforms.
  • Monitor data and analytics for website, social media and digital campaigns.
  • Monitor mentions of the School across digital sites and forum, updating directories and listings.
  • Research, write and design a range of content, including parental e-newsletters, supporting with email marketing campaigns and admissions communications via MailChimp and our Admissions software (OpenApply).
  • With the Director of Marketing and Admissions, write, supply and follow up press stories and editorials and continue to develop the School’s media database
  • Support with the delivery of publications such as school brochures and magazines through collating material and articles.
  • With the Director of Marketing & Admissions, identify, plan and commission relevant content (photography, video, audio, graphic, 360 virtual tours, virtual events) to improve the reach and impact of our message; support the management of third party suppliers
  • Work alongside external marketing consultants and agencies, implementing ideas when requested etc.
  • Ensure all communications are in line with the School’s agreed guidelines. Ensure that the School’s communications content meets accessibility, security and legal requirements, data protection and copyright, as well as standards of quality and agreed schedules.
  • Collate Parent Photographic Data Protection preferences and manage the School’s image library.

Person Specification

  • A degree or recognised marketing qualification is desirable, but not essential;
  • 1-2 years’ experience working in a content/marketing executive role or similar;
  • Excellent storytelling and writing skills and a keen eye for accuracy and detail;
  • A passion for social and digital media;
  • Excellent design, photography and video editing skills and an understanding of effective visual communication;
  • Excellent ICT skills and an ability to use WordPress, Mailchimp and Canva/Adobe CC Photoshop and InDesign with knowledge of video editing software an advantage;
  • Cheerful, flexible and positive approach with an enthusiastic, ‘can do’ attitude;
  • Ability to build positive working relationships with staff, parents and students in a friendly, professional and courteous manner – a team player;
  • Willingness to maintain and continuously develop technical proficiency, and evaluate and advise on emerging online trends, technology and tools;
  • Self-motivated – ability to work autonomously; to multi-task and prioritise on a daily basis in a busy and dynamic environment

Terms & Conditions

Hours of work: This is a full time, permanent, on-site position, starting as soon as possible. The core hours of work are 8.00am – 5.00pm, although there will be a requirement to attend key School events and Open Days which will require some evening and weekend work hours, for which time off in lieu will be given.

Job share or term time only contract + 2 weeks could be discussed for right candidate.

Salary: Pay review pending September 2022. (Salary Scale 24–28) £26,181–£29,757 dependent on experience. Based on 40 hours per week, 52 weeks per annum.

Holiday: Five weeks plus all Bank Holidays a pro rata entitlement will be given if the role is offered on term-time + 2 or job share.

Benefits: Free parking on site. The successful candidate will be entitled to join the St Christopher contributory Pension Scheme. Currently the School contributes 8% towards the scheme and matches individual’s contributions to a maximum contribution by the School of 12%.

Application Process:

In order to apply for this post candidates are required to complete the St Christopher School Application Form, which can be found on the School’s website (www.stchris.co.uk/about-us/job-vacancies/).

Completed applications should be sent, along with a letter of application to:

Gwyneth Reeder

Head of Human Resources

St Christopher School

Barrington Road

Letchworth Garden City

Hertfordshire

SG6 3JZ.

Application Deadline: 1200 noon on Wednesday 20 April 2022.

Early application is advised we reserve the right to close the role ahead of the deadline date. We are happy to accept applications by email or post Interviews: Interviews will be held during the last week of April and the first week of May.

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Senior Marketing Executive

Charterhouse is a beautiful school and a wonderful place to live and work. It was founded in 1611 and moved to its present magnificent 250-acre site near Godalming in Surrey in 1872. Few schools can offer such a splendid backdrop for teaching and learning, and the School community is very strong, with excellent relationships between pupils and staff.
The Marketing Department is responsible for marketing all aspects of the School to different audiences and a key part of this is ensuring that a clear understanding of how appropriate and relevant use of printed media, video and social media will help the School communicate with current parents, prospective parents and alumni.

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic and diligent Senior Marketing Executive, with at least three years’ relevant experience to help take our team to the next level. Working as part of a small team, this is an exciting time to join the Marketing department, playing a pivotal role in communicating the School’s brand and values to a wide range of audiences. We seek to ensure that the School is well-known and understood in its marketplace and beyond, and to strengthen its market position as a leading independent boarding and day school.
You will become involved in many aspects of School life and assist in a wide range of marketing activities including production of publications and other literature, digital marketing, events management and administration.
Anticipated Interview Format:

Selection interview

Skills test

Tour of the School

Interviews will take place 31st March and 1st April

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Marketing Executive

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented Marketing Executive to join our expanding Marketing and Admissions Department – to assist with the shaping and development of all aspects of the College’s marketing and communications.

The successful candidate will have a marketing degree and will be joining the College at an incredibly exciting time; we have several significant development projects underway and exciting plans for the future. You will be working alongside a forward-thinking, dynamic team who are ambitious to further build the College’s profile.

This full-mix Marketing role offers a well-rounded experience and provides the opportunity to work creatively and collaboratively with the Admissions team as well as the Alumni, Fundraising and Enterprise teams. This is an exceptional opportunity for a creative and driven individual to achieve their potential and contribute directly to the growth and development of the College’s marketing and communications delivery, both in the UK and overseas.

Own transport is required due to location of school.

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Marketing Executive

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, creative and confident Marketing Executive to join our Marketing Department, starting as soon as possible due to the relocation of our current Marketing Officer. Please apply early as applications will be considered upon receipt.

Based at our College Avenue site, the successful candidate will partner the Marketing Manager and the Principals in implementing the detail of the Claires Court Marketing Plan; delivering the marketing and communication functions for the School’s six divisions across three sites, to ensure the School’s image and reputation is enhanced and promoted and recruitment targets achieved.

The ideal candidate will be a natural confident communicator, with good IT/ digital skills and the ability to write copy for different target markets. Specific responsibilities will focus on the school’s online presence and PR related activities as well as marketing collateral such as GCSE and A-Level Options Booklets and Curriculum Statements.  This is a dynamic, forward-looking role and will suit an organised and creative individual seeking to build on their marketing experience.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous marketing experience in a busy department
  • Confident written and oral communication skills
  • An ability to build excellent working relationships with colleagues and partners
  • Enjoy being part of a small friendly team, working proactively and autonomously
  • Experience and a proven understanding of digital and social media
  • Knowledge/experience of website content management systems and social media platforms
  • Experience managing the editing, production and printing of key collateral
  • A high level of accuracy, good IT/digital skills and an eye for detail
  • A flexible and organised approach to work, with the ability to plan projects and prioritise tasks
  • Capacity to travel between sites using own transport
  • An ability to be flexible outside the normal working hours as occasional weekend and evening work may be required at times

This is available as a full time role working all year round from 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday and for the right candidate term time plus is possible.  The flexibility of working from home as part of the week can be discussed.

SAFEGUARDING STATEMENT

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

In addition to an assessment of their ability to perform the duties of the post applied for, candidates invited to attend for interview should expect further discussion relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT CHECKS

In accordance with our Recruitment of Ex-offenders Policy, you are advised that all posts within the School will have the opportunity for unsupervised contact with children and therefore all shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a self-declaration form to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings that are not “protected” as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013).  This is regardless of whether any such convictions, caution, reprimand or final warning is considered ‘spent’ or ‘unspent’.

The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are “protected” and not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account.  Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service website.  Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us: this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances and background of your offence(s).

APPLICATIONS

To apply, please download an application form from our website.  Completed application forms may be emailed to [email protected] (no agencies, please). Alternatively please post completed forms to the following address:-

HR Department
Claires Court Schools Ltd
1 College Avenue
MAIDENHEAD
SL6 6AW

Applications must be received by 8am on 9th March 2022.  Please apply early as applications will be considered upon receipt; we reserve the right to interview/appoint prior to the closing date.

NB: CVs will not be accepted in place of an application form, but may be submitted as additional supporting documentation

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Marketing Executive

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented Marketing Executive to join our expanding Marketing and Admissions Department – to assist with the shaping and development of all aspects of the College’s marketing and communications.

The successful candidate will have a marketing degree and will be joining the College at an incredibly exciting time; we have several significant development projects underway and exciting plans for the future. You will be working alongside a forward-thinking, dynamic team who are ambitious to further build the College’s profile.

This full-mix Marketing role offers a well-rounded experience and provides the opportunity to work creatively and collaboratively with the Admissions team as well as the Alumni, Fundraising and Enterprise teams. This is an exceptional opportunity for a creative and driven individual to achieve their potential and contribute directly to the growth and development of the College’s marketing and communications delivery, both in the UK and overseas.

Closing date for applications 5pm on 8th April 2022

Interviews 19th April 2022

 

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Communications and Marketing Executive

We are looking for a creative, energetic and proactive individual, happy to help out with all levels of work from database development to helping execute engaging content across a range of mediums. The ideal applicant will have been working in a marketing capacity for at least 3 to 5 years and have a solid understanding of the role of marketing within a business. We have ambitious plans to further enhance and grow our exceptional school and we are keen for candidates to apply who would like to join us on this exciting journey.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter with ambition to make a significant impact in the role and be able to work both as part of a team and independently. The person will be able to develop a positive rapport with colleagues, show strong influencing skills and possess excellent writing, analytical and reporting skills.

Embley is a friendly and vibrant community where people matter, results count and where a passion for excellence drives everything we do. We offer a breadth of opportunities that go way beyond A* results and enable our pupils to be the best versions of themselves. We are academically ambitious for our pupils and motive them to achieve their best. We encourage an appropriate belief in oneself while being mindful that the world does not end at the tip of one’s nose and that happiness in life is through enriching the lives of those around us.

Embley has approx. 550 pupils aged between 2 and 18. We are a co-educational school with a Pre-Prep, Prep, Senior School and Sixth Form plus a thriving boarding community of 70 pupils.

We are an equal opportunities employer and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and enhanced DBS clearance.

For further information and an application pack please contact the Headmaster’s Executive Assistant on 01794 512206 or email [email protected]

Closing date for applications is 12th November

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Marketing Executive (Part Time)

Start date: December 2021                Salary: £27,903 – £29,541 FTE per annum

Headington is a vibrant and welcoming school set in 23 acres on the outskirts of Oxford. The School is renowned for its commitment to academic excellence, pastoral support and an impressive range of extra-curricular opportunities.

Headington School is seeking an enthusiastic, well-organised Marketing Executive to join our busy Marketing Department.  The successful candidate will manage the print and advertising production schedule, with additional responsibility for promotional items and purchasing. You will be comfortable working closely with external contractors to fulfil the School’s marketing requirements.

Experience working with design and photography packages such as the Adobe Creative Suite, CMS and automated mailing packages such as MailChimp would be advantageous to support the output of the Marketing team.

The successful candidate will have strong communication and organisational skills and the ability to prioritise well. This is a part-time role, working 5 hours per day, Monday to Friday all year round. Some evening and weekend working may be required to support core marketing and admissions events.

 If you are interested in applying for this position please refer to our website: www.headington.org  for a job specification and application form. Please send your completed application form and covering letter to [email protected]

Closing date: 29 October 2021

Interviews: 3 November 2021

Headington School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and DBS and barred lists checks. The School expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Headington School is an equal opportunities employer.

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Marketing Executive

37.5 Hour per week (Flexibility is required between 8am to 6pm)

Monday to Friday – All year round

We are looking for an enthusiastic Marketing Executive to join our award-winning marketing and communications team. This new role will offer an exciting career path with the fast expanding Rugby School Group and the chance to work on a huge variety of projects alongside some of the UK’s top creative teams from photography to film.

The successful candidate will contribute to the delivery of an ambitious marketing strategy where anything is possible and brilliant ideas become reality with celebrated success.

Ours is a vibrant environment which is restless in its aim to lead the way in independent education marketing from producing award-winning films and campaigns, to devising innovative ways to engage and grow our audience across social media.

Variety is assured with the role spanning Rugby School and Bilton Grange, plus the recently launched Little Grange Nursery, with an audience reach ranging from our doorstep to the other side of the globe.

With the opportunity to plan, deliver and implement innovative campaigns from day one, this is an ideal role for a proactive, ambitious person who is keen to progress their marketing career.

Closing date: 23 July 2021

A Note for Recruitment Agencies

We have a team of internal recruiters and we advertise our vacancies to attract candidates and not agency suppliers. If we need agency assistance then we will reach out to our trusted partners. Any speculative CVs we receive will not be accepted as an introduction.

The School 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 required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or age.

Charity Registration Number 528752

 

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Senior Marketing Executive

Charterhouse is a beautiful school and a wonderful place to live and work. It was founded in 1611 and moved to its present magnificent 250-acre site near Godalming in Surrey in 1872. Few schools can offer such a splendid backdrop for teaching and learning, and the School community is very strong, with excellent relationships between pupils and staff.

The Marketing Department is responsible for marketing all aspects of the School to different audiences and a key part of this is ensuring that a clear understanding of how appropriate and relevant use of printed media, video and social media will help the School communicate with current parents, prospective parents and alumni.

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic and diligent Senior Marketing Executive, with at least three years’ relevant experience to help take our team to the next level. Working as part of a small team, this is an exciting time to join the Marketing department, playing a pivotal role in communicating the School’s brand and values to a wide range of audiences. We seek to ensure that the School is well-known and understood in its marketplace and beyond, and to strengthen its market position as a leading independent boarding and day school.

You will become involved in many aspects of School life and assist in a wide range of marketing activities including production of publications and other literature, digital marketing, events management and administration.

For any informal queries please telephone Agata Scott-Hubbard, HR Manager, on 01483 291506.

Applications should be made in accordance with the School’s application and safer recruitment procedures, via the School’s website, selecting the relevant vacancy. This will take you to our online recruitment system and give you the opportunity to register and complete an application form. You will also have the opportunity to upload your latest CV.

The link to our vacancies is:
https://www.charterhouse.org.uk/about-us/employment-opportunities

Anticipated Interview Format:
Selection interview
Skills test
Tour of the School