Head of Brand and Marketing - AMCIS

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Head of Brand and Marketing

Aysgarth is one of the most distinguished prep schools in the country and was recognised as Prep School of the year by Tatler in 2019/20. The School has a renowned history and is the only boys boarding prep school in the north of Britain, with pupils travelling from many parts of the UK and overseas to join the Aysgarth community. With over 140 boys (aged 8 to 13 years) in the Prep School and 70 children (aged 3 to 8 years) in the coeducational Pre-Prep, Aysgarth is in extremely good health.

Situated in a particularly beautiful rural site with excellent modern facilities, Aysgarth provides its pupils with the opportunity to develop into confident, ambitious and resilient children. This is underpinned by the School’s values of respect, endeavour and courage. Aysgarth provides a broad and balanced education for every pupil, supporting them to make the very most of their potential both in and out of the classroom. Whilst ensuring that academic development is paramount, the School takes great care to ensure that the children have the opportunity to participate in the fields of sport, music, drama and art, enabling them to discover their strengths and aptitudes. Aysgarth believes strongly in the value of a boarding community as a means of developing a child in every aspect.

The Head of Brand and Marketing will play a crucial role in the promotion of Aysgarth to the outside world, working closely with the Head and others to make the most of all that the School has to offer. Operating in a highly competitive market place, it is crucial that Aysgarth continues to be understood and known about across a range of different audiences. The role reports to the Head. At its core, the role is responsible for defining, designing, developing and delivering the strategies and plans for the Prep and Pre-Prep Schools in relation to the Aysgarth brand and marketing activity.

For further information please visit www.minervasearch.com/aysgarthmarketing where the candidate pack outlines more about the opportunity and the role. The candidate pack also details the safeguarding responsibilities of this role.

To apply please send a completed application form, CV and cover letter of no more than two pages, addressed to Rob Morse, Headmaster at aysgarthmarketing@minervasearch.com by no later than 8th September 2022.

For a confidential conversation please contact Jo Ogilvy via aysgarthmarketing@minervasearch.com

First round interviews are scheduled to take place on Friday 30th of September and second round interviews will be on Thursday 13th of October. Minerva will ask strong candidates for a screening conversation prior to the longlisting meeting which will take place in mid-September. Please let us know if you are unable to make these dates in your application.

Aysgarth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date:  Thursday 8 September 2022

Interview Date: Friday 30th September 2022

Weblink: http://www.minervasearch.com/aysgarthmarketing 


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