Head of Marketing

King Edward VI SchoolSouthampton

Full-time with 8 weeks to be worked in the school holidays

Part-time hours would be considered for the right candidate

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, proactive, hands-on Head of Marketing to support the provision of effective marketing for the senior and preparatory schools, ensuring consistency of approach in line with the schools’ ethos, values, aims and marketing objectives.

You will work with key stakeholders to develop and implement a combined strategic marketing plan and to develop the schools’ brand strategy. You will work with a small team to develop marketing activity to support the School’s events, including market research, competitor analysis, demographic research and advertising. You will lead the school in marketing platform investment decisions as part of an overall digital communications strategy; using your analytical skills to monitor and measure the effectives of all marketing activity.

You will have a minimum of 5 years’ previous marketing experience, strong written and confident verbal communication skills, a keen eye for detail and a creative and proactive approach. Experience of print media marketing and brand management is essential and experience of graphic design would be desirable. Experience of working in an independent school environment would be an advantage but is not essential.

King Edward’s offers a range of benefits including Private Medical Insurance, Health Cash Plan, a generous contributory pension scheme and a reduction in school fees.

The successful applicant should be a car driver and have access to their own vehicle as the role will involve travel between the two School sites.

Further details and application forms are available from our website via the Apply button. Alternatively, contact Roz Read, HR Assistant, at rsr@kes.hants.sch.uk  CVs are not an acceptable alternative.

Closing date: 9am on Monday 19 April 2021

Interviews: w/c 26 April 2021

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service and past employers.

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