Marketing Manager - AMCIS

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Marketing Manager

Chesham Prep is an independent, co-educational school for children aged from 3 to 13. The school is located in the beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside next to a working farm and benefits from a large site and excellent facilities. From September 2023 the school will transition to a school for children aged 3 to 11 years and, due to demand, will welcome additional classes in Years 3 to 6 over the coming years.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced marketing and communications professional to make an impact by bringing the character and ethos of our school to life to help grow our pupil roll.

The Marketing and Communications Manager will oversee the delivery of high-impact recruitment and awareness campaigns for all parts of the school; Early Years, the Junior School (Years 1-4) and Senior School (Years 5-8).
They will also support the delivery of communications activities with current parents, pupils, staff, alumni and our local community to aid our retention, internal communications and outreach goals.

The ideal candidate will be someone who can combine creativity, communications and technical skills with the ability to manage marketing campaigns. Applicants should have solid marketing and communications experience in planning and executing both digital and traditional campaigns, be a confident writer, photographer and video editor, and be able to quickly turnaround stories and ideas, while managing multiple deadlines.

The post holder will report to the Headmaster and should be a motivated, creative, self-starter who is able to initiate and complete projects. They will have an exceptional grasp of customer service and be results-focussed. The role will involve working closely with the Headmaster, Bursar and other members of the Senior Management Team to develop and implement a strategic marketing plan that aligns with the School’s vision, values and strategic priorities.

We are looking to appoint someone who wants to be an active and engaged member of the staff team, willing to get involved in all areas of the busy life of the School.
If this sounds like you, we’d love to meet you!

This is a term-time, permanent, on-site position starting as soon as possible in the summer term. The core hours of work are Monday to Friday 0800-1630.

Application Process
In order to apply for this post candidates are required to complete the Chesham Prep School Application Form, which can be found, together with a full job description, on the School’s website:
Completed applications should be sent, along with a letter of application outlining why you are applying for the role and how your skill set matches our requirements.
Monday 17th April 2023. Early application is advised; we reserve the right to close the role ahead of the deadline date.

Interviews will take place the week of the 1st May 2023

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