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Director of Marketing

£80,000 – £90,000 yearly

United Learning

United Learning

Last Updated: 5/05/22

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Director of Marketing

Location: Hybrid, with regular presence in Peterborough

Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 per annum, DOE

Contract Type: Permanent, full time, 37.5 hours per week, flexible working

Closing date: Monday 16 May 2022, 5pm

Interviews: Tuesday 7 June 2022

The role

The Director of Marketing at United Learning will have a significant impact on our success in the coming years, helping our schools to successfully recruit pupils and staff, building the capacity for effective local marketing, and playing a pivotal role in key strategic projects such as our Initial Teacher Training programme. Working with a central team of talented and dedicated marketing staff and influencing and supporting a much wider set of colleagues in our schools, the Director of Marketing will ensure that our national and local brands are recognised as representing the great places to learn and to work that they do.

The role is hybrid, combining home working with weekly presence in our Peterborough office and occasional travel to schools. We will apply the Rooney Rule to this selection process to ensure gender and ethnic diversity at the shortlist stage.

About You

You have been working in a senior marketing role for a few years now, possibly in the education sector, possibly outside it, overseeing a team of marketing specialists and helping shape your organisation’s marketing strategy. At ease working alongside staff at all levels of seniority, you are a confident and credible source of marketing expertise with a track record of recognising issues and opportunities, imagining and planning solutions and overseeing their effective delivery. You have experienced designing and running effective recruitment campaigns which have yielded greater numbers of applicants, possibly targeting audiences like recent graduates, families, pupils or public sector employees. You understand how to work across a complex and distributed organisation and have thrived due to your ability to form effective relationships and influence others. Most importantly, you are keen to make a positive impact on society and draw personal satisfaction from knowing that your hard work contributes to the success of young people.

Rewards and Benefits

  • 30 days holiday.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Contributory pension scheme, meaning we will save together for your retirement.
  • Private health insurance.
  • Life assurance.
  • Occupational sick pay, protecting you and your family.
  • Competitive maternity, paternity, and adoption benefits.
  • Over 250 employee exclusive benefits through our partners Perkbox, including access to discounted cinema tickets, holiday and gym memberships, car leasing and Cycle2work schemes.
  • Continuous Professional Development options that will be tailored to your needs.
  • A supportive team across the country.
  • Options for flexible working.

United Learning

United Learning is 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, benefits and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. We invest in our staff wellbeing. It's an ethos we call ‘the best in everyone’.

United Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All positions are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

We are working hard to become a more diverse organisation – which is key to our commitment to bringing out the best in everyone. We welcome applications from everyone committed to this ethos and would particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in the Group as a whole. We always appoint on merit. We are open to discussing flexible working options.

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact:

Audrey Wills at [Register to View] [Register to View]



Company Details

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
We are a group of schools which aims to provide excellent education to children and young people across the country. We seek to improve the life chances of all the children and young people we serve and make it our mission to bring out 'the best in everyone' – students, staff, parents and the wider community. Uniquely, our Group includes significant numbers of schools in both the public and...