Marketing & Communications Manager
Do you have five years marketing and communications experience?
Are you looking for an interesting and varied role in the independent education sector at a school that is at an exciting time in its development?
St Chris is an independent, co-educational day and boarding school for children aged 3 to 18. The school was founded in 1915 and is an outstanding, modern school with an important, progressive heritage. Set in a 25-acre campus on the edge of Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, 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.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced marketing and communications professional to make an impact by bringing the character and ethos of our school to life to help grow our pupil roll.
The Marketing and Communications Manager will oversee the delivery of high-impact recruitment and awareness campaigns for the Nursery, Junior School, Senior School and Sixth Form.
They will also support the delivery of communications activities with current parents, pupils, staff, alumni and our local community to aid our retention, internal communications, outreach and fundraising goals.
The ideal candidate will be someone who can combine creativity, communications and technical skills with the ability to manage marketing campaigns. Applicants should have solid marketing and communications experience in planning and executing both digital and traditional campaigns, be a confident writer, photographer and video editor, and be able to quickly turnaround stories and ideas, while managing multiple deadlines.
The post holder will report to the Director of Marketing & Admissions, and should be a motivated, creative, self-starter who is able to initiate and complete projects. They will have an exceptional grasp of customer service and be results-focussed.
We are looking to appoint someone who wants to be an active and engaged member of the Marketing and Admissions team, willing to get involved in all areas of this busy department in order to support the wider team.
If this sounds like you, we’d love to meet you!
This is a full time, permanent, on-site position starting as soon as possible. The core hours of work are Monday to Friday 0800- 1700 with a one-hour unpaid lunch break. 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.
For the right candidate, flexibility in the school holidays or a flexible start time can be discussed.
Salary: FTE £38,102.37 – £42,247.67 dependent on experience. Based on 40 hours per week, 52 weeks per annum. A pro rata salary will be given if the role is offered on a reduced hours basis.
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 outlining why you are applying for the role and how your skill set matches our requirements to:
12.00 Noon on Monday 6 March 2023. Early application is advised we reserve the right to close the role ahead of the deadline date.
At St Chris we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The School is committed to safeguarding children and has rigorous safer recruitment procedures in place. An Offers of employment are subject to satisfactory safeguarding checks including but not limited to Enhanced DBS clearance.