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Job details

Job details
Employer Rendcomb College
Location Gloucestershire
Salary £22K Max
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts TBC

We are seeking a confident, organised and hardworking candidate to join Rendcomb College’s Marketing Department at this exciting time. This entry-level role is suitable for a recent graduate or someone who has had some marketing work experience and is looking for a permanent position to hone their skills.

This role is multi-disciplinary and will require the post holder to work on multi-channel marketing campaigns across both the educational and commercial aspects of Rendcomb College. The successful candidate will be able to work well within a team, contribute ideas and have a bias for action. 


Key Duties and Responsibilities

General Marketing

· Assist in developing and executing initiatives for the marketing of the College and subsidiaries including admissions, venue hire and external events

· Assist with preparations for key marketing events including Open Days, exhibitions and corporate events

· Assist with the creation and editing of media releases for publication

· Assist with the production of printed materials including prospectuses, leaflets, booklets and event literature

· Assist with the social media promotion of College activities and contribute to an evolving digital marketing strategy

· As required, provide marketing support for the alumni (former pupils) group’s activities and events

· In the absence of the Director of Marketing, act as the first port of call for internal and external marketing and press enquiries

· To conduct tours of College for visitors and event guests as appropriate

· To liaise with photographers, videographers and journalists and internal College departments to prepare for promotional activities as required

· Assist in updating the Rendcomb College websites

· Assist the Director of Marketing in ensuring the College Brand Guidelines are adhered to across the College and to provide assistance to colleagues when required

· Work closely with Admissions Team to provide support for admissions activities including events and mailshots

· Develop and execute the alumni marketing strategy

· Work closely with internal and external stakeholders to plan and develop activities for the College to celebrate its 100 year anniversary in 2020

Additional Duties

Any other reasonable duties required by the Director of Marketing

Person Specification


· Excellent written and oral communication skills

· Confident and polite telephone manor

· Excellent interpersonal skills with a diverse range of clients

· Excellent organisational skills

· Professional attitude and approach to working at all times

· Ability to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities

· Bias for action

· Manage a multi-disciplinary workload across all aspects of the marketing mix

· Proofread accurately with excellent attention to detail

· Be a proactive team player

· Be confident in the use of IT packages and databases and demonstrate the aptitude required to learn to use new IT programmes

· Stay calm under pressure and work to deadlines

· Be an outstanding ambassador for the College


· Experience or an understanding of working in schools, preferably in the independent sector

· Educated to degree level or have a relevant marketing qualification or industry experience

· Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and InDesign 

· Knowledge of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Content Management Systems (CMS)

· Understanding and experience of social media platforms

About the employer

Information about Rendcomb College
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

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+44 1285 831121