Marketing & PR Assistant, Barnstaple, Devon

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West Buckland SchoolBarnstaple, Devon

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

The Marketing and PR Assistant is a key member of the school’s Marketing team integral to the school’s marketing and admissions operations across the whole school. The post holder will be line managed by the Marketing Manager and work across all areas of marketing, digital marketing, PR and events.

You will need to be experienced, creative and energetic enough to provide an efficient delivery of services to build on West Buckland’s current success. A sound understanding of marketing principles and best practice are a requirement. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are important, with a ‘can do’ attitude and a willingness to work as part of a team, and on your own initiative, are essential.

Empathetic and knowledgeable, consideration of target audiences and dynamics of the independent school market place are very important as well as an understanding of the principles of the West Buckland environment. You will be very much hands-on, and will have the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse groups of people, including staff, parents, pupils, prospective parents and feeder schools to get the best out of them.

Full details and an application form can be downloaded from (under employment) or call 01598 760281 for an application pack.

Closing date: Friday 4 January 2019 

Interview date: w/c 7 January 2019

West Buckland School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. The post is defined as being within the scope of Regulated Activity.

Reg Charity No. 1167545

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More about West Buckland School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: West Buckland, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 0SX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1598 760281
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West Buckland School was founded in 1858 nine miles from the town of Barnstaple. It stands in nearly 100 acres of grounds, surrounded by farmland, near the western edge of Exmoor.  Its rural location is outstandingly beautiful.  A number of...