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Marketing and Communications Assistant

Looking to develop your career in marketing communications? Do you thrive in a creative, busy work environment? Are you highly organised with strong IT skills, project management experience and a willingness to learn fast? In the new role of Marketing and Communications Assistant, you will be joining a small, dynamic team responsible for Canford’s marketing communications and the positive promotion of the school brand. The role involves many elements of the marketing mix liaising with both teaching and support staff across the school as well as external agencies, and is a fantastic opportunity to develop a broad range of skills. There is the possibility of career progression to Officer level in the future.

Canford is among the leading co-ed boarding schools in the UK for children aged 13-18, based in Wimborne, Dorset. It is an exciting time to be joining the school, with a new Sixth Form College opening in 2025/2026 and the school recently receiving numerous national accolades and awards including ranking No.1 in the South West at A Level for the second year running in the Sunday Times Parent Power report 2024.

Canford also offers a great working environment within a beautiful 250 acre campus, with many staff benefits including:
• Generous holiday entitlement
• Contributory pension scheme
• BUPA cash plan cover
• Cycle to work scheme
• Staff discount at our sports centre, Golf Club and Real Tennis and Squash club
• Free lunch
• Free on-site parking

The role is offered 38 weeks per year (including all academic term time plus the additional hours in the school holidays).

To find out more and link to the recruitment portal to apply online, please visit

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