Design & Communications Officer – Flexible/Part Time, Blackheath

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Blackheath High SchoolBlackheath
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £21,657 – £28,089 pa pro-rata, according to qualifications and experience
Contract term: Permanent

FTE Salary: £21,657 – £28,089 pa pro-rata, according to qualifications and experience

Hours: 21.6 hours per week, all year round - working pattern to be determined 

Required: September 2018

The role

This is an exciting opportunity to use your design and communication skills to play a key role in the effective delivery of the marketing and communications/PR plan for Blackheath High School.

The role involves supporting the Marketing Director with the implementation, delivery and evaluation of a range of initiatives concerned with marketing for recruitment and retention at both Junior and Senior Schools and raising the profile of the School.

To help achieve this, you will design and produce print and digital communication materials, update the School website with news, photos and various content, develop media relations and provide support with social media and marketing events management. 

The successful candidate will need significant experience using graphic design software (Adobe) with creative copywriting skills. Solid ICT skills are also key (training on the school website’s CMS and Firefly will be provided). 

The Department

The Marketing Team is involved in all aspects of school life, ensuring that the school’s excellent reputation is maintained publicly in order to raise the school’s profile and aid recruitment and retention of students. We have a new contemporary website, busy social media platforms, a fortnightly e-zine and advertise open events and promote the school through printed, out of house and digital media.

The School

You will be joining an exceptional school with a warm community atmosphere. We are fortunate to be located on the edge of the stunning Heath and within easy reach of historic Greenwich and the buzz of Canary Wharf.

Benefits include:

• Access to extensive professional development opportunities

• Training grants for qualifications

• A generous pension scheme

• Free life assurance benefit

• Free school lunches

• A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools.

For further details and an application form please click the apply button.

The closing date for applications will be 10 August 2018 and interviews will be held on 20 August 2018.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children, and child protection screening will apply to this post.

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