Preston, Lancashire

We are working on behalf of a renowned Lancashire based educational establishment which is proud of its history and enviable reputation but also firmly committed to its future. With the talented work of a progressive senior leadership team, they are gradually undertaking transformation and ensuring that there is an excellent infrastructure to support academic success whilst embracing the individual, shared values and wellbeing.

As part of this change programme, they have created a newly enhanced role of Head of Marketing / Admissions.

The core objective will be to create, drive and maintain marketing and admissions strategies to support recruitment and retention, whilst building positive, value-adding relationships with all stakeholders both internally and externally.

The successful candidate will be a proven, innovative Marketing Professional who has knowledge of education sector admissions (independent schools, academies, further education colleges etc.), who is passionate about delivering results in a changing environment where a collegiate approach and a total passion for the School / College’s goals and culture are required. A degree in Marketing would be preferred but more essential is your proven general marketing / admissions experience, excellent communication skills, proficiency in web analysis tools and a positive, “can do” approach.

Our client seeks a talented individual who sets high standards and is dedicated to achieving excellent team generated results. In return they are able to offer role development, longer term career opportunities, a highly desirable working environment, competitive salary and generous benefits to include fee discounts, 6 weeks holiday, free lunches & parking.

We welcome applications from proven Marketing Managers, Marketing Executives, Admissions Managers, Brand Managers, Communications Managers, Digital Marketing Managers and Admissions & Marketing Officers who are ready to challenge themselves, enjoy their role and deliver success for our client.

Relevant home bases to be able to commute to this Lancashire location could include:- Preston, Chorley, Leyland, Wigan, Blackpool, Blackburn, Clitheroe, Burnley, Nelson, Colne, Kirkham, Lancaster, Bolton, Bury, Skipton, Lytham, Accrington and Southport.

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