Head of Marketing and Communications

Head of Marketing and Communications

I am thrilled to be supporting an Independent School, with the recruitment of their new Head of Marketing and Communications. I am keen to speak to an experienced, creative, senior marketing and communications professional to conceptualise, execute and drive brand campaigns, online content website & social media as well as aiding in the delivery of cross departmental marketing and development campaigns for the institution.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and delivering outstanding communications and public relations results. You will foster excellent relationships, both internally and externally, and will work in close liaison with senior teaching staff throughout the school, as well as closely supporting the Development, Admissions, Engagement and Partnerships teams.

With two direct reports, the post will have a 360-degree view of all activities at the School and will ensure consistency and brand alliance across the junior and senior schools.

The ideal candidate:        

-      Ability to build, manage and motivate cross functional, mixed skills, team.

-      Hardworking, driven and flexible and good at dealing with a multi-faceted workload.

-      An enthusiastic and positive attitude.

Essential skills and experience:

-      Work experience in communications or marketing, preferably working within a non-profit setting.

-      A track record of creating and delivering sophisticated marketing materials and communications content across multiple channels.

-      Very strong IT skills, working with Content Management Systems (Wordpress), Email marketing systems (MailChimp), CRM databases.

-      Highly proficient with Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs.

-      Understanding of how social media tools can enhance the efficacy of the School’s communications strategy.

Based in West London, this is a full time, permanent role with an excellent salary and benefits package.


Salary £50,000


For further details please contact Hannah Whittington at Harris Hill: hannah.whittington@harrishill.co.uk.

The closing date for all full applications is 9am on Friday 5th November 2021, so please get in touch now for more information.

Interviews will take place during the week commencing 8th November 2021.