Marketing & Development Director, West Sussex

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Cumnor House SussexWest Sussex
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Start date: Flexible
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: £40-£55,000
Contract term: Permanent

This top-rated and successful independent Prep school is looking for a marketing and development expert to promote the school and expand the business aspects, working closely with the Headmaster and DHM/Bursar to encourage and facilitate investment in the school’s future.  Please see attached profile.

You will need an excellent ability to communicate both in person and in print. You will also need to be a confident self-starter, keen to get in touch with heads of schools, Councillors and local residents amongst others, promoting the use of the outstanding school facilities and enhancing the school’s profile as a whole.

You will therefore need to be business orientated, articulate and persuasive. You will need experience, supported by an appropriate degree; you will have a talent for planning and organising events; you will enjoy being in the front line,  coordinating projects, developing partnerships and managing a budget.  Professional marketing experience would be of great benefit. 

This is a very lively and happy school, with a warm and caring atmosphere that makes for a great place to work.  You will find the staff supportive and friendly, and the children delightful. We offer a very generous pension scheme, free meals, and help with accommodation is possible if you are moving to the area.

A generous salary will be offered, taking into account qualifications, experience and evidence of potential, but recent graduates who feel they have real ability are encouraged to apply. Please note that applications will be considered as they arrive. 

Cumnor House Sussex is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applicants are asked to send their detailed Curriculum Vitae with a covering letter to

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