Senior Marketing Officer – Public Relations – Communications - Events

  • Job Reference: AWDO-C5139
  • Date Posted: 1 November 2019
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Caversham, Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + Generous Benefits
  • Sector: Education, Marketing
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 12 month contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Senior Marketing Officer who has experience writing creative and engaging copy, proof reading, public relations, communications and managing Social Media with team management skills is required for a well-established School based in Caversham, Reading, Berkshire.

Any previous Event Management, PPC and SEO campaign management experience would be highly desirable.

 

SALARY: Competitive + Generous Benefits (including excellent training and Inset opportunities, pension scheme, discounted gym membership, subsidised meals, free car parking and School fee reduction where appropriate)

LOCATION: Caversham, Reading, Berkshire

JOB TYPE: 12 Month Contract (Maternity Cover)

WORKING HOURS: 8.30am – 5.00pm Monday – Friday. Although you will be expected to work such hours as are necessary to meet the job specification. Given that this is a boarding school, it will be necessary for you to work in the evening or at weekends, principally during term time. 

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Candidates will be required to complete an online application form and the details will be emailed over separately. Please keep an eye out for our email.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Senior Marketing Officer who has experience writing creative and engaging copy, proof reading, public relations, communications and managing Social Media with team management skills.

Any previous Event Management, PPC and SEO campaign management experience would be highly desirable.

Working as the Senior Marketing Officer you will report into the Marketing and Communications Manager and the Headmistress for the implementation of an integrated Marketing Plan for the School, covering marketing, public relations, communications and admissions along with the promotional aspects of Alumnae Relations.

As the Senior Marketing Officer, you will have a great opportunity to work in one of the country’s leading independent school’s that is located in beautiful 35 acre grounds with good transport links and within easy walking distance of Reading Station.

 

DUTIES

Your duties and responsibilities as the Senior Marketing Officer:

  • Responsible for the school’s marketing internal and external communications
  • Manage the full-time Creative Marketing Executive, full-time Content Marketing Executive and the part-time Alumnae Relations Co-ordinator
  • Provide direction, guidance and support to the team
  • Work closely with the Headmistress, the Leadership Team, the Registrar and other colleagues and associated members, ensuring that the values of the school’s brand are communicated effectively, remains consistent, coherent and competitive
  • Implement the school’s marketing strategy and produce regular reports as appropriate
  • Oversee the planning, creation and evaluation of all marketing communications
  • Lead the editing of the school website to include content, design and functionality
  • Manage media relations with the objective of promoting the image of the school

 

IDEAL CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Confidence and professionalism to work at all levels
  • Understanding of independent school culture – already learned or researched
  • Excellent understanding of IT, social media platforms and current effective communications mediums
  • Ability to positively lead and manage the team for maximum performance
  • Line management skills
  • Financially aware of budgets
  • Experience writing creative and engaging copy
  • Proof reading and correcting content
  • Experience of Event Management. PPC and SEO would be highly desirable

 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with the DBS / Disclosure and Barring Service

 

HOW TO APPLY

Once you’ve applied for this role through this site you will be required to complete an online application form and the details will be emailed over separately. Please keep an eye out for our email.

CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement may also be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-C5139

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