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Marketing Officer

Brighton College is seeking to appoint a Marketing Officer

Reporting to: Head of International Schools Marketing

Main purpose of the role: Working with the Head of International Schools Marketing, the Marketing Officer will support the Brighton College International (BCI) schools’ team in all aspects of the marketing and communications suite for Brighton College International schools.

Role Overview:

The ideal candidate will have a strong sense of initiative, be able to deliver on tight deadlines, and possess a clear understanding of what first class marketing and communications for a premium brand looks like.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Marketing Officers in the Brighton College international schools, ensuring their marketing is consistent with the Brighton College brand.
  • Managing the social media accounts for BCI and actively engaging with the social media accounts for all Brighton College international school accounts.
  • Managing, designing, and uploading social media content, including content for BCI leaders’ social media accounts.
  • The development and upkeep of the BCI website and helping to ensure all international school websites are consistent across the group, including annual audits.
  • Researching and exploring digital marketing opportunities to increase the reach of the BCI brand.
  • Researching, creating, maintaining, and reporting on a calendar of awards to ensure that each Brighton College international school is entering relevant categories.
  • Managing photography/videography shoots, ensuring that collateral adheres to brand guidelines.
  • Creating video assets for the international schools.
  • Compiling an up-to-date photo database of images that can be used to promote BCI from all our international schools, and from the UK to promote internationally.
  • Designing marketing materials for BCI pitches using InDesign or by briefing external agencies.
  • Providing up to date news from the international schools to feature in the UK newsletter and providing UK news to be shared with international schools.
  • Supporting new schools in the pre-opening phase by providing clear guidance on the marketing assets required.
  • Helping to coordinate international trips.
  • Assisting the Head of International Schools Marketing as required.

Person Specification:

  • A clear understanding of what first class marketing and communication looks like.
  • A positive and can-do attitude with excellent administration and organisational skills.
  • Flexible and adaptable to the demands of working in a premium school.
  • Creative and innovative with a keen eye for detail including excellent content creation, proofing, and editing skills.
  • A team player with a positive outlook.

Skills and Requirements:

  • A minimum of 2-3 years’ marketing experience.
  • Up to date digital marketing knowledge.
  • An understanding of business development marketing strategies.
  • InDesign, Illustrator, Canva and video-editing knowledge and skills.

Hours of Work:

Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5pm with a 60 minute unpaid lunch break (37.5 hours per week). In addition to this, the post-holder may be required to work some weekend events for which time in lieu will be given.

Remuneration:

The salary for this role will be £30,000 – £35,000 per annum depending on skills and experience.

Holidays:

23 days, plus bank holidays increasing to 28 days plus bank holidays after 2 years of service. (of which 3 days need to be taken between Christmas and New Year when the College is closed).

Benefits:

  • Complimentary lunch is provided.
  • Free tickets to the College’s music, dance and drama performances.
  • Job specific Learning and Development programme available to all employees.
  • Life Cover is provided whilst working at Brighton College after successfully passing probation period.
  • Brighton College provides a contributory pension scheme with matching contributions from the employer up to 9%, which all eligible employees will be automatically enrolled into within three months of commencement of employment.
  • Perkbox: Employee benefit and rewards platform which provides access to a wide range of discounts, employee benefits and wellbeing resources.

Wellbeing:

  • Significantly subsidised gym membership for the School of Science and Sport is available, which includes access to yoga and Pilates classes and use of the gym and swimming pool.
  • Healthy heart checks.
  • Meditation sessions.
  • Generous sickness policy.
  • Access to books, magazines and DVDs from the College Library.

Safeguarding and Equal Opportunities:

Brighton College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to successfully completing pre-employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure, the receipt of satisfactory references, the College’s pre-employment medical questionnaire, relevant original ID documentation and examination certificates. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children. The College is committed to ensuring that the recruitment and selection of staff is conducted in a manner that is systematic, efficient and effective and promotes equality of opportunity. Our full equal opportunities policy is available on the ‘Careers’ page of our website.

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