Communications and Marketing Officer - AMCIS

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Communications and Marketing Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a creative and confident Communications and Marketing Officer to join our team from August/September 2023.

Based at our College Avenue site, the successful candidate will partner with the Head of Marketing, the Principals and the Heads in implementing the detail of the Claires Court Marketing Plan. The role focuses on delivering the marketing and communication functions for the School’s five divisions across three sites, to ensure the School’s image and reputation is enhanced and promoted so that recruitment targets are achieved.

This is a dynamic, forward looking role and will suit an organised and creative individual seeking to build their marketing experience. 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.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be technologically up to date with the use of all social media platforms e.g. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn
  • Have some video recording and editing experience (on iPad/phone)
  • Previous experience of managing a website (content management systems)
  • The ability to decant information succinctly to either create news stories or hold a critical eye to update working collateral
  • Ability to act on own initiative, with a practical approach to problem solving, in service of the schools aims
  • An ability to build excellent working relationships with colleagues and partners
  • Enjoy working proactively and autonomously with guidance
  • Exceptional attention to detail and good written English
  • Capacity to travel between sites using own transport

This is available as a full time role working all year round from 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.

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 recruitment@clairescourt.com (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 Monday 10 July 2023.  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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