Director of Marketing and Communications, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Shrewsbury SchoolShrewsbury, Shropshire

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Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Applications are invited for the post of Director of Marketing and Communications at Shrewsbury School with effect from September 2019 (or by mutual agreement as soon as possible thereafter).

Founded by Royal Charter in 1552, Shrewsbury is a leading HMC co-educational boarding school with a reputation for excellence. This newly created role comes at an exciting time in the long history of the School, which is in a strong position within the competitive market of premium co-educational independent boarding and day schools.

Reporting directly to the Headmaster - and working closely with the Senior Master (Director of Admissions) - this is a pivotal strategic, senior leadership role. The Director of Marketing and Communications will provide dynamic and creative strategic leadership for marketing and external communications, in order to enhance the brand perception of Shrewsbury School and further its regional, national and global profile, together with its pupil recruitment reach.

This exciting leadership position will be most likely suited to an experienced and innovative professional from within the independent boarding schools’ sector with a proven track record within a marketing, communications or external relations related context. Alternatively, the role might suit an exceptional individual with similar commercial marketing experience gained outside the sector but who has an instinctive feel for the for the independent boarding market, combined with the relevant transferable skills to undertake this complex and fulfilling job.

For an initial confidential discussion, please contact Nina Lambert, RSAcademics, tel:  07764 185745 or 

Closing date for applications is 10.00am on Monday 13th May 2019

For further information about the role and an application pack please visit:

Applicants will undergo thorough child protection screening including checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service

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More about Shrewsbury School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: The Schools, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3 7BA, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1743 280500
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A brief history of Shrewsbury:

Set above a gracious curve of the River Severn, amidst what Sir Neville Cardus described as “the most beautiful playing fields in the world”, Shrewsbury is a co-educational school of some 780 pupil...