Marketing and Communications Officer (Digital Marketing and Events), Wimborne, Dorset

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Canford SchoolWimborne, Dorset

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

The Marketing and Communications Department plays a key role in the maintenance and development of Canford’s excellent reputation as a leading co-educational boarding school. A vacancy has now arisen within the department for a highly organised and motivated individual to join this busy team.

Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Marketing and Communications Officer (Digital Marketing and Events) will be fully responsible for the school’s online presence, including management of the school website and social media publishing, posting and listening across Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Instagram. They will also take the lead on the running of marketing events, and therefore must have an outgoing and cheerful personality and be capable of communicating easily and naturally with staff, pupils and parents, school visitors and suppliers. Finally, the role incorporates the administrative running of the office. Computer literacy using Microsoft Office and Outlook is essential, as is the ability to pick up work with new systems quickly.

This is a busy, varied, term time role (plus four weeks annually during the school holidays) which would ideally suit someone with experience and a keen interest in social media and digital marketing, excellent interpersonal and office skills, and an interest in the independent education sector. Terms may be flexible depending on the candidate.

For further details, including an application form and a full job description, please visit the school website

Closing date: Noon on Monday, 18th September 2017.

Canford School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to undergo child protection screening. 

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More about Canford School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3AD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1202 841254
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Situated in 250 acres of landscaped grounds near Wimborne, Dorset, Canford is among the top co-educational boarding schools in the UK. The school is enjoying the highest school roll in its history, with 640 pupils aged 13-18 years, of whom 70% are b...