Marketing and Communications Assistant
Permanent | Full-time
All-year Round (52 weeks per year)
We have a new opportunity at Felsted within our Marketing department for a Marketing and Communications Assistant.
Our friendly and efficient Marketing team is responsible for the marketing activities that generate enquiries to support the student recruitment goals from Reception to Sixth form plus management of the website, PR, social media, print work, marketing events, market research, advertising, agent & feeder school liaison and external communications.
This newly created role will have responsibility for managing relationships with editors and journalists including writing press releases, assisting with the organisation of Open Days, support with updating the School website, social media and digital channels plus printing and graphics works.
It is essential that the successful person holds a good level of education (grade A*-C/9 to 5 GCSEs, or equivalent), has experience in using Adobe Creative Suite and social media together with excellent skills in creative writing, proofreading and managing multiple projects. Further information and a full job description can be found within the ‘Role Information Pack’.
This role is a permanent position working full-time, all year round. Applications will be considered from those who have relative marketing experience and recent graduates, sixth form leaver or an apprentice looking to take the first step in their career.
Benefits include free life assurance and parking; contributory pension scheme (matched at 4%); membership availability to the School’s healthcare scheme (via BUPA); free lunch on full days worked; free hot drinks supplied; annual salary reviews; free use of the Felsted Gym and pool facilities; subsidised on-site Coffee Shop; and membership to Felsted Connect; an online multi-platform engagement tool where employees have access to hundreds of exclusive discounts and offers from online and high-street retailers. More information on our rewards package can be found on our website felsted.org/employment-opps/rewards.
Felsted is a leading day and boarding independent school based in a stunning village campus in North Essex. Founded in 1564 by Richard Lord Riche, who had been a Lord Chancellor under King Edward VI, Felsted today provides an exceptional holistic education to approximately 1100 boys and girls aged four to eighteen. We celebrated our 450th anniversary in 2014, one of only a handful of schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. We employ more than 160 teachers and 440 operational staff in a community orientated environment, ensuring our pupils receive the very best in learning and co-curricular activities.
We are rated ‘Excellent in every aspect’ by the Independent Schools Inspectorate.
Closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 28 September 2021 at 9:00am.
Interviews will be held week commencing 04 October 2021.
If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website felsted.org/employment-opps to complete our online application process.
Felsted is committed to equal opportunities and maintaining a safe and secure environment for all pupils and a ‘culture of vigilance’ to safeguard and protect all in its care, and to all aspects of its ‘Safeguarding (Child Protection and Staff Behaviour) Policy’. All employees are subject to pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check.