Required from: Immediately
Contract term: Permanent
Hours: Full time
This is an exciting opportunity to use your creativity and initiative to play a key role in the marketing and communications for a prominent independent day school based in the heart of Oxford.
You will be responsible for planning and executing marketing plans across the whole school, through digital and traditional channels, as well as advertising, promoting and engaging the school via a variety of different platforms such as events, campaigns and social media.
Additionally, you will have ownership of communications channels such as the school’s website and regular newsletters to current and prospective parents. You will liaise with local media for press coverage and collaborate with Admissions to ensure a joined-up approach to the customer experience. You will also work closely with teaching staff and the senior leadership team to provide marketing and communications support for key activities in both the Oxford High School Prep and Senior School.
The ideal candidate for this role will be professional with strong strategic and organisational skills and understand the exceptional qualities of an Oxford High School education.
Experience in a similar role, with a flair for producing marketing materials and the ability to manage budgets and negotiate with suppliers is essential. You will also possess initiative and creativity with a capacity to identify school news stories and generate content across multiple platforms.
If you are a team player with a positive, cheerful attitude and a willingness to become involved in the life of the school we would be delighted to hear from you.
About Oxford High School
Since its foundation over 140 years ago in the heart of Oxford’s historic city centre, Oxford High School has been innovative and pioneering in its approach to girls’ education.
Today, Oxford High School is a happy and vibrant place to work: our girls are highly motivated and ambitious, supportive yet self-aware. From our youngest Reception pupils through to our longest-serving members of staff, there is a real sense of pride at being part of the Oxford High community.
As well as our commitment to girls’ education, we are committed to investing in our staff’s personal development through training and learning initiatives and via the GDST network.
As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, the leading and largest group of independent girls’ schools in the UK, we offer a variety of benefits, which include:
- Competitive salaries and pay progression
- Access to extensive professional development opportunities
- Training grants for qualifications
- Generous pension schemes
- Free life assurance benefit
- Free school lunches
- A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
- Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
- A Cycle to Work scheme
- Competitive terms and conditions of employment
For further details and to apply please click the apply button.
Closing date: Thursday 30th July 2020 at 12pm.
First interviews: week commencing 3rd August 2020 via video call.
Oxford High School and The GDST 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.