Marketing and Communications Manager
We are seeking to appoint a full-time Marketing and Communications Manager to join our team based at Worth School.
The Marketing and Communications Manager will be responsible for the school’s marketing activities and relevant external communications, further developing the school’s profile and reputation, and delivering its recruitment strategies, whilst leading the Marketing department, and working closely together with the Admissions and Development departments.
Please note that we are also open to applications from individuals interested in part-time or term-time working. In your application form please confirm the hours you would ideally like to work.
As the Marketing and Communications Manager, your responsibilities would include:
• Develop, manage and implement, with Head Teacher and other key staff, the school’s strategic marketing plans
• Develop, implement and monitor the school’s digital marketing strategy in line with the strategic aims
• Manage and develop the school’s brand to ensure consistency, and editorial and design control, across all communications and marketing
• Identify and develop, with the Deputy Head External and Admissions, new opportunities for pupil recruitment, and monitor such strategies
• Develop and implement the school’s communications and public relations strategies in line with its overall aims
• Develop and oversee all external marketing communications, including promotional digital and printed materials, including e-newsletters
• Develop and deliver prospective parent/student email marketing campaigns
• Develop and oversee, with the school’s Digital Marketing Manager, the school’s website and social media channels
What we are looking for:
• Experience in sales/ marketing role (essential)
• Educated to degree level and/or professional qualification in marketing or related area (essential)
• Experience in managing digital social media and traditional platforms for marketing and communications (essential)
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and CMS (essential)
• Experience of marketing in education sector (desirable)
• Proven experience of brand management (desirable)
• Experience of line management and budgetary responsibility (desirable)
The School offers its own generous salary scale and an enhanced benefits scheme including an employee assistance programme, meal provision and enhanced pension contribution. Employees have access to our facilities and benefit from free parking, social events and discounted school fees.
Worth is a highly successful co-educational, Catholic, Benedictine, 11-18 HMC boarding and day school of circa 650 pupils. It offers a broad curriculum, including the International Baccalaureate and A-levels in the Sixth Form.
Applicants are required to apply online by using the Quick Apply button. Alternatively, an application form and job details are available from the HR Department
Closing date for applications: 25th October 2022
*We reserve the right to invite candidates for interview prior to the closing date and to close vacancies early if we have sufficient suitable applications. Therefore, we encourage interested applicants to apply as soon as possible.
You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this vacancy; Worth School is not able to offer visa sponsorship.
We are committed to the safeguarding of children, all employees must have the ability to understand and adhere to Child Protection and Safeguarding legislation. The role holders safeguarding responsibilities are set out in the job description. References may be taken prior to interview and DBS and other vetting checks will be conducted on the successful applicant.
This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. The amendments to the ROA 1974 (Exceptions Order 1975, (2013 and 2020)) provide that when applying for certain jobs and activities, certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. The MOJ’s guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions and further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.
Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 Section 7(1)(a) states that it is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.