Director of Marketing & Admissions - AMCIS

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Director of Marketing & Admissions

The Director of Marketing & Admissions is a newly created role and presents an exciting opportunity to be part of the future vision for Giggleswick School. With a new Headmaster appointed in January 2022, the School has ambitious plans to grow as it seeks to build on already strong foundations.

Following an ISI Inspection in summer 2023, the School has secured Department of Education approval to expand to the pupil role from 471 to 545 across the Pre, Prep and Senior School. The Headmaster is now seeking to appoint an exceptional Director of Marketing & Admissions to take the lead in creating, developing and implementing the School’s marketing, admissions and communications strategies, building the already well-recognised brand and promoting Giggleswick at every opportunity.

At the forefront of all marketing activity, the Director of Marketing & Admissions will provide strategic leadership, initiative, management and delivery of all aspects of marketing and communications for the School. Leading on all pupil recruitment activities, this role is crucial in delivering Giggleswick’s strategic ambitions to increase its regional, national and international reach.

The Director of Marketing & Admissions will report directly to the Headmaster and will sit on the Senior Leadership Team. The postholder will line manage the Head of UK Admissions, the International Admissions and the Marketing Manager. The Admissions team comprises the UK Admissions Manager, the International Admissions Manager and an International Admissions Administrator. The Marketing team consists of the Marketing Manager and two Marketing Officers. The Director of Marketing & Admissions will regularly be invited to attend Governor meetings and will present a termly report to Governors. The Director of Marketing & Admissions will be a key public face of the School, promoting the benefits of belonging to this vibrant modern community across the globe.

For further information and an application pack, please visit our website or contact: Mrs Rachel Atack, Deputy Bursar and Head of HR, on 01729 893016, or by email

If you would like to apply for this post, please complete and send the following information to A completed application form (no CVs please) A covering letter addressed to the Headmaster, Mr Sam Hart, of not more than two pages summarising your ability related to the information outlined in the role.

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