Education Director of Marketing – Lancashire – £40-£45k

Black Cherry Recruitment Ltd

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My client is a prestigious education institution who is seeking an outstanding marketing candidate to join its high performing external relations team.

This is a newly created role, the purpose of which is to ensure best practice in marketing and to achieve competitive advantage for the institution in accordance with objectives set by the Head and Governors. In addition to having general charge of Marketing, the Director of Marketing will work closely with the Director of Admissions and Director of Development to ensure synthesis across the External Relations function.

The Director of Marketing will be responsible for promoting institution such that sufficient enquiries are delivered to meet its recruitment targets; the delivery of internal marketing programmes to aid retention at key transition stages is also a key area of responsibility. The post holder will be responsible for brand management and communications across a variety of media as well as for planning, implementing, monitoring and reviewing marketing activity in support of the College’s aims and objectives.

The ideal candidate will blend outstanding marketing and communication skills with strong interpersonal, creative and analytical skills. They will ideally hold Chartered Institute of Marketing qualifications, or a Marketing degree or equivalent.

S/he will be a superb communicator, highly skilled in presentations, with excellent attention to detail and solid marketing planning and brand management experience.

The Director of Marketing will ideally have a strong customer service mentality and be able to demonstrate a track record of success in both strategic and tactical marketing. Experience of working in education would be an advantage, as would experience of managing others.

For more information and to register with Black Cherry recruitment, please contact Helen Salt on or 0161 228 7239 – for all our latest roles, visit

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