Commercial Manager (post 253), Croydon

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Royal Russell SchoolCroydon

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary (depending on experience and qualifications)
Contract term: Permanent


Commercial Manager (post 253)

Competitive salary (depending on experience and qualifications)

Royal Russell is an HMC/IAPS co-educational school with over 1000 pupils between the ages of 3 and 18, situated on a beautiful green campus of 110 acres in the Shirley Hills near Croydon. We have over 150 boarding students in the Senior School, and are proud of our day and boarding facilities that rank amongst the best in the South of England. Our pupils, parents and staff experience a warm and friendly environment with strong pastoral care for every pupil alongside a comprehensive co-curricular and enrichment programme. We aim to build on this alongside improving academic success to continue to be the family school of choice in South London. The Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) has recently judged the school as ‘excellent’ in all areas.

We are seeking an outstanding, ambitious, hard-working and energetic individual with entrepreneurial drive who can lead and develop the School’s commercial operations. 

The successful candidate will be a charismatic and confident business professional, able to effectively represent and promote the School to potential customers and work with all members of the School community. Candidates with high-level customer-care skills who are innovative and pro-active, and who are flexible in their approach to work are particularly welcome. You should be experienced in managing the day to day operations of facilities used for external lettings and for identifying and promoting opportunities to maximise commercial avenues and income streams. 

We offer excellent benefits which include a 50% discount on School fees, immediate non-contributory pension and free life cover, free car parking, free lunch and the use of our strength and conditioning room, on-site tennis courts and swimming pool. 

Please visit for further details about our School, the role and the application process. You can also contact us by email at or telephone HR on 020-8657-4433.

A fully completed application form which includes a supporting statement outlining the extent to which you meet our requirements as set out in the person specification, and details of two referees, one of which should be a current or most recent employer should be emailed to References may be taken up before interview. Applications will be considered on receipt and should arrive no later than 12 noon on Monday 27th November 2017. Interviews will be held at the school in the week commencing 4th December 2017.

Applicants who have not heard from us by Friday 1st December 2017 should presume that they have not been successful on this occasion.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (including a check against the Children’s Barred List) and other pre-employment screening including references and medical fitness.

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More about Royal Russell School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Coombe Lane, Croydon, Surrey, CR9 5BX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 6574433
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Thank you for your interest in joining the Royal Russell team 

Royal Russell is an exceptional independent Day and Boarding school for girls and boys from Nursery to Sixth Form.    

Royal Russell was founded in 1853 as a charity t...