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Cluster Marketing Manager

Cluster Marketing Manager, United Learning South East London Cluster at Bacon’s College

Salary: £38,003 starting salary (United Learning salary band 3);
37.5 hours per week, all year round

Closing Date: Midnight, 29 November 2020 (we reserve the right to close the advertisement early if we receive a large number of high-quality application forms early on)

Interviews: w/c 30 November 2020 (if you have not heard from us by the end of this week, you will not have been shortlisted on this occasion)

The Role

Bacon’s College is home to the United Learning South East London Cluster. The Cluster staff serve three United Learning schools: Bacon’s College, Sedgehill Academy and The John Roan School. We are seeking an experienced, qualified, bubbly and innovative Marketing Manager to join the South East London Cluster under the line management of the Executive Business Manager.

The Cluster Marketing Manager will be responsible for developing the cluster’s marketing and communication strategy and tools (including social media), ensuring they are appropriately delivered especially marketing pertaining to student recruitment. The role also oversees school websites, calendars, the production of school newsletters and marketing materials as well as full responsibility for events coordination for all the academies. The Cluster Marketing Manager will be required to successfully market school lettings and sports facilities through extensive community and business liaison and negotiation with a view to significant income generation. The appointee will also work towards raising the profiles of the schools making them more attractive to potential candidates.

About You

The successful candidate will have a marketing qualification and/or at least three years’ marketing experience. An ability to build strong relationships both inside and outside of school is essential and the successful candidate will be measured by their ability to enhance pupil uptake and increase generation of income.

We welcome applications from passionate and energetic candidates that have drive and commitment as well as a determination to succeed. You will be expected to lead on all marketing matters in the cluster; you will also have a keen desire to build relationships with the local communities with a view to improving the lives of the children that we serve by successfully promoting our three United Learning schools.

Outstanding interpersonal skills are a must as is an ability to communicate to a very high standard in both the written and verbal form. You will also have experience working with a variety of marketing software tools such as Photoshop Illustrator or equivalent and excellent website editing and content management skills. You will be a strategically minded person that also enjoys the ‘hands on’ part of marketing in schools that leads to achieving the long-term vision.

United Learning

Bacon’s College joined United Learning in Spring 2018, a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England.

Our schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our subject specialists, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resource, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

As a Group, we can reward our staff better: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits, and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. We invest in our staff wellbeing. Our academies each have up to eight INSET days per year and an ongoing group-wide wellbeing programme. It's an ethos we call ‘the best in everyone’.

Bacon’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all who work at the school to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Contact: Angela Bolton, HR Administrator: a.bolton@baconscollege.co.uk 

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