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Marketing Manager

Clayesmore is a terrific place to work with a warm, supportive and happy atmosphere located in a beautiful part of the Dorset countryside between the towns of Shaftesbury and Blandford Forum.

The role of the Marketing Manager is to work in collaboration with the Head of Admissions and Marketing to help develop the marketing and communications strategy for Clayesmore.
You will actively seek to showcase our pupils’ successes and share the full range of the Schools offering to attract and retain UK and International pupils.

With an eye for a good story, you will create content for a range of audiences to support our objectives and key messages through social media and the school website.

Ideally you will have experience in a similar role in a professional environment and will be computer literate with good working knowledge of photo and video editing software and design packages.

You will need to demonstrate a portfolio of work you have created on social media and using your design skills in digital (or print) production.

We are looking for a true team player who is energetic, enjoys engaging with people, is confident and friendly and can deliver a high level of engaging content. You must be organised but also flexible in your approach.

This is an all year round role. A competitive salary and attractive benefits are provided for the successful candidate.

For further information and an application form, please go to:
https://www.clayesmore.com/work-for-us/

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Media Content Manager

Tonbridge School is one of the leading boys’ boarding and day schools in the country and is highly respected, both here and internationally, for providing a world class education.

A Media Content Manager is required to join our Marketing and Communications team.

The successful candidate will produce high quality media content for the School’s internal and outward facing platforms to support and uphold the aims and ethos of the School, including the delivery of a range of promotional material for the School and producing media that supports the internal side of School life. They will be an excellent communicator, fully competent in the operation of camera, sound and lighting equipment and skilled in the use of post-production software, such as Premiere Pro and Photoshop.

This is a full time, all year round post.

Closing date: Monday 1 July at 12 noon

We reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date, therefore early applications are encouraged.

All applicants must complete and submit the School’s

Application Form available on our website in order to be considered for this vacancy.

Tonbridge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to any post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Admissions & Marketing Manager

This is an opportunity to join the Study Team and lead the Admissions and Marketing function and hold a key ambassadorial role for the School.

The person in post will have responsibility for the end-to-end delivery of the admissions and marketing function, ensuring an excellent level of service and working closely with the Head and Deputy Heads to deliver pupil numbers at all points of entry and deliver on the School’s marketing strategy.

To apply, please complete an Application Form HERE and send it to: 

Annamarie Vergunst

Head of HR & Compliance

T: +44 (0)20 8947 6969

E: annamarie.vergunst@thestudyprep.co.uk

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Corporate and Relocation Development Manager

ACS International Schools is currently seeking a Corporate and Relocation Development Manager, to join our Marketing, Development and Admissions team.
This role is pivotal in contributing to the overarching ACS Strategy aimed at driving enrolment among Corporates, expatriates, and individuals undergoing relocation. The primary focus lies in positioning ACS as the preferred educational institution for expatriates and assignees, while also spearheading market development initiatives through insights, strategic communication, and networking efforts.

Key responsibilities:
Collaborate with the Head of Marketing and Senior Planning, Insight & Research Manager to develop and implement a UK Relocation and Corporate Growth Strategy.
Initiate and oversee School Relocation events, conducting one per school, per year, in coordination with School Marketing Managers.
Lead in formulating and executing a social media strategy aimed at driving corporate enrolment and targeting the expatriate market, with a specific emphasis on LinkedIn, ensuring adherence to ACS social media guidelines. Expand the network and outreach of followers through compelling and influential content.
Collaborate with key stakeholders to brainstorm ideas for engaging with the corporate market, including proactive sharing of industry thought leadership content such as mini-videos and podcasts.
Optimise the customer journey through effective targeted campaigns, leveraging data analysis to refine strategy.
Identify and champion the International Schools market, focusing on global mobility, and develop an annual marketing plan accordingly.
Monitor, evaluate, and report on industry trends, insights, and activities, presenting a monthly report to the Marketing Director, Head of Marketing, and Senior Planning, Insight & Research Manager.
Participate in relevant industry events and conferences, building networks and establishing oneself as a key spokesperson, while also developing expertise in the field.
Initiate PR opportunities within Corporate and Relocation markets, serving as a foundation for digital content, press releases, and quarterly e-magazines, thereby enhancing ACS’s presence in these markets.
Budget ownership, including budgeting for relocation events (circa £30k).
Accountability for cultivating the market segment that significantly contributes to ACS revenue.

Essential requirements:
· Strong interpersonal, networking, and presentation skills.
· Demonstrate excellent gravitas and confidence.
· Exhibit a self-starting attitude with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
· Maintain a positive demeanor with a flexible, can-do approach, along with adaptability to change.
· Willingness to attend evening networking events outside of regular office hours and occasional international travel.
· Possess strong influencing skills to nurture relationships and motivate individuals.
· Demonstrate a pioneering, growth-oriented attitude with a penchant for challenging the status quo.
· Ability to showcase strategic thinking complemented by excellent written communication skills.

Working Pattern: Part time, three days/21 hours per week – 8.30am – 4.30pm. The position necessitates travel to all three ACS Schools, London, and other event locations, including online events.

Application Closing Date: Monday 8th April 2024

Safeguarding: ACS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as an employee of ACS you are expected to share this commitment. The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all staff within ACS International Schools and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of our organisation.

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Admissions Manager

Bristol Grammar School is looking to appoint an Admissions Manager, ideally to start ASAP however will look to mutually agree the start date with the successful candidate.

The longest serving independent school in the city and nominated Sunday Times Southwest Independent Secondary School of the Year 2024, Bristol Grammar School has a rich heritage of academic success, providing an excellent education since its inception almost 500 years ago.

The Admissions, Marketing and Communications Department are responsible for promoting and upholding the reputation of Bristol Grammar School. Our aim is to inspire and attract families to BGS through a first-class admissions process, supporting the schools mission to provide an exceptional and rounded education to those who might benefit from it, regardless of their background and financial means.

The Admissions Manager is a lead brand ambassador for BGS, responsible for the planning and implementation of an effective pupil recruitment and retention campaign. The role will oversee the onboarding of all pupils, creating a welcoming and inclusive community from the outset, as they start their BGS journey across the Infant and Junior School, Senior School, and Sixth Form.

With an equal passion for education and customer service, the Admissions Manager will be a people-focused leader, guiding the admissions team to deliver core KPIs for the school; creating a diverse pupil community of children who love to learn.

For more information, please see the candidate pack and the school website.

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Marketing & Communications Manager

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

 Job Details

Salary: £35,498 – £38,251

Contract type: Full-time, permanent

Based: South Kensington, Marylebone, Purley, Earlsfield (hybrid working)

 Abingdon House School is a unique and successful Independent Day School for children with special educational needs including autism, ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia and other associated needs, aged 5-19. The school operates a mainstream styled provision, delivering holistic and integrated programmes of education, therapy and personal development for its students.

This role will have oversight of a number of schools that are part of the wider Cavendish Education Group: Abingdon House Prep School in South Kensington, Abingdon House

Senior School in Marylebone, Abingdon House School Purley and Chelsea Hall School in Earlsfield.

The Cavendish Education Group

Cavendish Education is a family of independent co-educational day and boarding schools and colleges for students between the ages of five and 21.

As a group, we are transforming the common perception of specialist education and throughout our schools, we challenge what it means to be neurodiverse by supporting our students to excel in ways they never thought possible.

We believe we are unparalleled in our approach, which sits between mainstream and traditional special school education. Our curriculum supports and nurtures students with a diagnosis of autism and associated communication and language needs, as well as those with specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia.

Main Purpose

 To be responsible for marketing & communications across the above schools, creating compelling and creative content and ensuring a cohesive brand identity.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creating and disseminating internal and external communications, including writing content from scratch and editing content provided by staff members
  • Creating and monitoring the schools’ communication plans, to build a cohesive brand identity and promote the Schools’ values
  • Ensuring compliance with the Cavendish Education brand guidelines
  • Social media strategy and creation, including regular, engaging posts across different channels
  • Organising giveaways, staff clothing, and branded items
  • Organising the branding and marketing of school events, and overseeing the look and feel of the schools’ presentation at these events
  • Leading the content and distribution of the Abingdon House School weekly newsletters, monitoring its readership, and updating templates and design as needed
  • Website upkeep, including new content creation and ongoing maintenance to ensure all content is accurate, dynamic and compliant with relevant requirements
  • Monitoring website performance using Google Analytics, and making design and usage recommendations to ensure visibility
  • Maintaining the content of the school prospectus and coordinating professional photographers as required
  • Maintaining regular communication with key external stakeholders
  • Seeking out and recommending opportunities for school promotion
  • Monitoring the SEND education landscape in London
  • Seeking out opportunities for expert voice opportunities
  • Taking photos for newsletter and social media communications

The Marketing & Communications Manager will be required to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people, and follow school policies and the staff code of conduct.

Please note that this list of duties is illustrative of the general nature and level of responsibility of the role. It is not a comprehensive list of all tasks that the Marketing & Communications Manager may carry out. The postholder may be required to do other duties appropriate to the level of the role, as directed by the Headteachers.

An enhanced DBS certificate will be required.

Closing date for applications: 23rd February 2024

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

For an application pack please contact: HR@abingdonhouseschool.co.uk.

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Marketing Communications Manager

Do you have a knack for captivating audiences with your words? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

As Marketing Communications Manager at Bryanston School, you’ll be part of a busy, creative and fun team that’s dedicated to promoting our school to the wider community. You’ll be responsible for developing and implementing marketing communication strategies that will help us reach new audiences and engage with existing ones. You’ll also be responsible for creating content that’s fun, engaging and informative. So, if you’re a creative wordsmith with a passion for marketing, then we would love to hear from you.

Bryanston offers a competitive package in a fantastic working environment including:

• 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays

• Life assurance at 3 times salary

• Free meals provided

• Free parking on site

• Free gym membership and access to our state-of-the-art sports facilities including a 25m indoor swimming pool

• Employee assistance and wellbeing support programme

• Staff benefits platform including perks and discounts, travel and lifestyle, cycle scheme and more.

For further information and to apply, please visit www.bryanston.co.uk/employment or contact the Human Resources Department via recruitment@bryanston.co.uk.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday, 20 February 2024

Bryanston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

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Admissions Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Queen Mary’s for an Admissions Manager to join our thriving independent girls’ school situated between Ripon and Thirsk. The Admissions Manager will be an ambassador for the school and responsible for the day-to-day management of all aspects of the admissions process driving recruitment of new pupils. We are looking for an enthusiastic and outgoing candidate who is experienced in building excellent relationships with a wide range of people. Previous experience of working in an admissions role would be preferable. You will be joining a small, busy team at a happy school which has a strong ethos of community.

Reporting to: Director of External Relations

To apply please visit www.queenmarys.org/vacancies and download the application form

THE ROLE

The Admissions Manager will play an essential role in the day-to-day management and implementation of the School’s admissions process and marketing strategies. The candidate will be an ambassador for the School and the main point of contact for prospective parents throughout the admissions process organising key events and processes throughout the admissions cycle to drive recruitment and retention of pupils.

OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES

• Ensure the daily email and telephone enquiries are responded to in a timely manner.

• Handle individual communications with prospective families from initial enquiry to admission ensuring effective, timely and professional customer service.

• Ensure that pupil data on the Admissions software, reports, and the School database system is accurately maintained to help track and project pupil numbers across the School.

• Articulate the School’s ethos and the benefits of its offering in a professional manner.

• Liaise with the wider staff and girls to organise visits, taster days and admission to the School.

• Be the School’s ambassador and conduct tours (when necessary) for prospective families.

• Be part of the team to co-ordinate administration of the assessment and scholarship process accurately.

• Ensure all Admissions documentation is kept securely in School.

• To ensure that the School has obtained, processed and filed all information required to complete the entry process complying with all relevant policies and documentation and in compliance with data protection regulations (GDPR) and international Child Student Sponsorship duties.

• Maintain the day-to-day relationship with overseas agents.

• Produce reports to share with the Director of External Relations and work to deliver an effective admissions function.

• Organise and assist at Open Mornings and other key events including but not limited to Assessment Day and Scholarship Week and New Pupils’ Day liaising with all relevant staff with oversight from the Director of External Relations.

• To be responsible for the maintenance of the databases for feeder schools, nurseries and agents.

• Support the Director of External Relations in managing the Admissions Register and share relevant data with local councils.

• Provide support to the Director of External Relations with marketing activities to drive recruitment and retention of pupils working effectively within the team.

• Undertake any other duties required by the Director of External Relations and the Head.

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Admissions Manager

Kingswood is looking to appoint an enthusiastic admissions professional to join the Kingswood Admissions and Marketing team.

You will be acting as the first point of contact for families seeking to join the Kingswood Senior School community, this important role will include, but not be limited to events management, database administration, data reporting and supporting families.

Based at the Kingswood Senior School, you will report into the Director of Admissions and Marketing, and work closely with the Lower School Registrar and Admissions Officers.

This is a permanent role, working 8.30-5pm (including 30 minutes lunch), full time, although flexible working requests will be considered. It is expected that some weekend and evening work will be required as an integral part of the role particularly during the Autumn term; representing the school at internal and external events will be a key part of the role, and there may be future opportunities for international travel.

A competitive salary is offered, in the region of £35,000. This is dependent on qualifications, skills and experience.

To apply, please complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities form found on our website. Once filled out, kindly email the forms to recruitment@kingswood.bath.sch.uk, using the job role as the subject header. Alternatively, you can mail the completed forms to the Recruitment Coordinator at Kingswood School, Lansdown, Bath, BA1 5RG. For additional details about the job, refer to the job information pack.

The closing date for applications is midday Friday 19th January.

The school reserves the right to appoint before the closing date, so early applications are advised.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Kingswood School.