International Marketing & Recruitment Manager
Job Reference No: 20-21039
Responsible to: Principal TSI
Hours per week: Full time. Core contractual hours are 37 per week however longer hours are
part of the role along with international travel
Salary: Competitive – dependent on qualifications, skills and experience
Contract: Permanent, All Year Round
Closing date: Sunday 31st January 2021, Midnight
Taunton School was founded in 1847. It is an independent day and boarding school with approximately 1,150 pupils, aged from 0 – 18 years, with circa 400 boarders. There are five Schools on site; a Nursery and Pre Prep, Preparatory, Senior and two International Schools. The School also has a commercial arm to the business and runs educational courses during the holiday periods as well as events and other activities. We aim to challenge, nurture and inspire young people to succeed in a global community.
Our School ethos is one of a shared responsibility and positive contribution from all to the life and work of this busy community. This is what makes Taunton School such a thriving, energetic and well-rounded Independent School. We offer a competitive package and an outstanding environment in which to work.
This is an excellent opportunity to join Taunton School where we pride ourselves on the high calibre of staff who make up our warm, friendly and diverse community.
About the role
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Marketing and Recruitment Manager to join Taunton School International (TSI). TSI was set up in 1996 to provide a first step for International students wishing to complete their education in a British School or University. International students make up approximately 30% of the School numbers and we attract students from over 40 countries.
The role will support the delivery of the School’s strategy through the development of messages and communication channels, both internally and externally and through face-to-face contact with students, parents and agents. It will implement creative and customer focused multi-channel campaigns, supporting recruitment and retention of International students across all parts of the School. The post holder will work in close co-operation with the Principal TSI along with the whole Head of Marketing and Communications.
International travel and attendance at exhibitions, marketing events and Fairs both in the UK and overseas, is an integral part of the role.
A full list of responsibilities can be found in the Job Description, along with the key person specification.
You will be an experienced Marketing and Recruitment Manager with a real passion for delivering on strategy. You will be qualified to degree level and hold a relevant PR or Marketing qualification.
You will be professional, insightful, visionary, flexible, resilient and a true team player.
The successful applicant will embrace the School’s ethos and motivation to join the school will be based on wanting to contribute to its success.
Sector experience is not a necessity although experience within education would be advantageous.
This role comes with the following benefits:
• 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
• Automatic enrolment in the School Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility criteria)
• Discounted membership of the School Sports Club
• Subsidised Health Cash Back Plan (upon completion of probation period)
• Staff discounts with various local businesses
• Learning & Development opportunities
• Wellbeing resources, including Coronavirus support and resources
• Free on-site parking
How to apply
For more information, please visit www.tauntonschool.co.uk/vacancies/. Please complete and submit a Taunton School application form and equal opportunities monitoring form accompanied with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to [email protected]. Please note CVs alone will not be accepted.
For salary related enquiries please email [email protected]
Closing date for receipt of applications is midnight on Sunday 31st January 2021.
Taunton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The offer of employment will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks including ID and Right to Work in the UK, satisfactory references and a successful enhanced DBS check.
Taunton School is an equal opportunities employer and sets out to be caring and reasonable in its approach to all staff; it values its staff and has been accredited with the Investors in People gold standard.