Director of Marketing and Digital Strategy, KT2 7PE

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Marymount International SchoolKT2 7PE
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Start date: July 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competative - dependent on experience.
Contract term: Permanent

MARYMOUNT INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL LONDON    Marymount International School London is an Independent Catholic Day and Boarding School for Girls  11-18, Grades 6-12 (Years 7-13). Marymount offers the IB MYP and Diploma programmes and the American High School Diploma. A top performing School, Marymount has offered the IB since 1979.    The following position is required for July 2018: Director of Marketing and Digital Strategy   The School is seeking a creative, analytical team player who brings experience working in digital communications, ideally in higher or secondary education.    This individual possesses demonstrated innovative and effective digital strategies and has an understanding of on-line user experience and digital best practices.  In addition, the ideal candidate has knowledge of content management and learning information management systems and understands how they integrate with web sites, apps, and other digital media.    Complementing the strategic side will be an equally compelling and committed attitude toward students, prospective families, faculty and other community members.    Excellent organizational, writing, graphic design skills should be supported by a detailed understanding of the current issues in digital and social media, including those related to acceptable use, GDPR, and other best practices as they relate to schools and Marymount’s ethos.  To ensure the School’s digital marketing contributes effectively to relationships with many stakeholders of the community including students, parents, alumnae, faculty, staff, Board Members, agents, collaborators.  To ensure the quality and quantity of digital content and selection and usage of platforms are optimised and that the School’s digital presence is dynamic, mission-driven, up-to-date, and immediately responsive to a diverse group of stakeholders.  To produce attractive and appropriate content for web and social media platform that includes and celebrates the student experience.  To promote, celebrate and further shape the School’s brand and identity in collaboration with the School Leadership team and Board of Governors.  To coordinate with leaders and managers across the School to ensure consistency and accuracy in design, message, relevance, and style of message for website and other school publications  To coordinate Media outreach and crisis management planning as needed  To enhance the School’s range of message placement by studying analytics to inform content and future development of website and social media platforms  To ensure maximum use of website and optimisation of linkage between it and LMS (I-SAMS), apps, and other platforms in the future.  To support the Development office and coordinate with Admissions and Alumnae events in key locations to be determined by School Leadership team.    Qualities of the Ideal Candidate:  Exemplary communication—both written and spoken-including confident presentation skills and being able to handle difficult issues with tact and diplomacy Excellent attention to detail Excellent judgment under pressure when to make own decisions and when to consult with other senior staff Excellent planning and organizational skills Ability to prioritise a demanding workload and respond flexibly to arising situations Proactive, with ability to work independently and as a team Experience working with external suppliers and colleagues in a cooperative way Self-motivated with a genuine passion for the School’s mission and product   Marymount is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post. Marymount is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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More about Marymount International School
Address: George Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 7PE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8949 0571