At St Margaret's, we offer a holistic and balanced education with strong values that provide a framework for our children as they learn and grow together.
We are delighted to offer the opportunity to apply for the newly expanded position of Head of Marketing, Communications and Admissions.
The Head of Marketing, Communications and Admissions will provide strategic direction and inspiring leadership for the school’s marketing, communications and admissions activities. Part of the Senior Leadership Team and reporting to the Headmaster, the post holder will be responsible for developing and delivering outstanding marketing and communications along with pupil recruitment and retention strategies ensuring that they are aligned with the schools’ vision, values and strategic priorities.
The postholder will oversee marketing, admissions and communications at St Margaret’s whilst working closely with the Admissions, Marketing and Development Department at St Mary’s, Calne, under the direction of the Director of Marketing and Admissions to strengthen both schools overall standing and reputation with all key stakeholders.
Specific duties will include responsibility for the strategic marketing plans for St Margaret’s, developing and implementing the school’s public relations and communications strategy, managing all aspects of the admissions process for prospective pupils and overseeing all external communications for the organisation.
The successful candidate will have significant experience in a sales or marketing role with excellent skills in the field of communications including digital and social media output. They will possess strong negotiation and influencing skills coupled with good business acumen and a high degree of empathy. Experience within an education environment is desirable but is not essential.
This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week, all year round. Office hours are 8.30am to 5pm but this can be flexible if required. Salary for this position is dependent on experience but would be expected to be in the region of £38-43,000 per annum.
St Margaret’s Prep is an outstanding school in the heart of Wiltshire that is proud to offer an exceptional education for girls and boys between the ages of 2 and 11. Located in Calne, Wiltshire we share a beautiful campus with St Mary’s Calne, which provides a wonderfully stimulating environment coupled with superb facilities, in which our pupils can learn, explore, discover and enjoy being children.
St Margaret's Prep is a thriving independent day school for boys and girls aged 2-11 which was established in 1873. We moved to our current premises in 1940 and have gradually grown to what we are today – a happy and vibrant school of around 18...