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Director of Communications, Marketing and Development

Salary range: £70,000 – £90,000 depending upon skills and experience

Applications are invited for the newly created role of Director of Communications, Marketing and Development at Channing School.  Located in Highgate, North London, on an attractive site, Channing is a highly successful independent day school for over 950 girls aged 4-18.  Reporting to the Headmistress, the Director of Communications, Marketing and Development will be a member of the school’s senior leadership team.

We are looking for a value-led leader with the confidence to inspire colleagues to deliver innovative and impactful communications.  The successful candidate will be a highly experienced marketing, communications or development professional.  Previous schools’ experience is not essential, but candidates must be able to demonstrate an understanding of and empathy with the aims of independent education.  The Director will be responsible for our marketing, development and admissions functions and will bring the marketing activity in-house following a period of support provided through consultancy.  They will build on existing alumnae engagement and be responsible for establishing the development strategy and team.

We are proud of our academically challenging and balanced curriculum where girls are encouraged to understand and celebrate their strengths, using their time at school to develop their skills and enjoy their success, however they may define it.  This is an exciting time to join the school and to play a part in shaping the strategy which will take us to the next stage of our development.

Potential candidates wishing to discuss this post are invited to arrange a confidential discussion with the consultant handling this appointment:

Nina Lambert –

For further information about the role and details of how to apply please visit:


The closing date for applications is 10.00am on Monday 14 June 2021


Channing School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS Check.

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