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Admissions & Marketing Officer

Full Time, Permanent, Start ASAP

St Joseph’s College is a vibrant independent day and boarding school in Ipswich providing a broad and seamless education for over 600 boys and girls aged 3 – 18. We provide a wide range of stimulating and challenging opportunities that our pupils embrace in both the academic and extra-curricular life of the College.

The resultant all-round education develops our pupils into well-rounded individuals who challenge themselves to ‘be our best’ in every aspect of life at the school, and beyond. Our innovative teaching and subsequent success starts in the Prep School and runs all the way through the Senior School and Sixth Form.

The Admissions and Marketing Officer will support the Admissions Manager in delivering the admissions process for entry into St Joseph’s College, from Nursery through to Sixth Form. The successful candidate will be working as part of the Admissions, Marketing and Communications team to maximise awareness of St Joseph’s College and provide a personalised, warm and friendly admissions process to prospective families.

The main purpose of the role is to deliver an effective and efficient admissions process, in order to support the work to achieve the school’s recruitment targets; to handle all aspects of the school’s admissions process with a view to maximising the number of enquiries, visits, registrations and joiners. It is also the responsibility of the Admissions and Marketing Officer to ensure that the admissions database is up to date at all times with the prerequisite information on prospective families.

In addition, the Admissions and Marketing Officer will support the Head of Marketing and Events in promoting St Jo’s, via engaging communications and events. This will include, but not limited to supporting the Head of Marketing to create engaging social media communications, planning content ahead; updating the website content regularly; procuring branded and printed collateral that reflects the St Jo’s brand – on time and on budget and supporting the delivery of excellent events. There will also be a requirement to support with the marketing and promotion of both the College’s annual Rugby and Arts Festivals.

The Admissions and Marketing Officer will be an excellent team player with great organisational skills, confident in communicating via email, telephone and face to face. The successful candidate will be a strong multi-tasker, with an interest in driving a consistent brand message and working with prospective families from first engagement through the admissions process culminating in welcoming new families to St Jo’s.

Experience in digital marketing and school database system SIMS would be an advantage.

Further details and an application form may be found at or by contacting the HR Officer by email or telephone (01473) 690281.

The closing date for applications is Midday on Thursday 6 August, with interviews date to be confirmed. The College reserves the right to interview prior to the closing deadline, so early applications are encouraged.

St Joseph’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please be advised that applications cannot be accepted unless they are on the College’s Application Form. References will be taken up and will be carefully checked. DBS charge payable by applicant.

Required Start Date: September 1, 2020

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