Director of Marketing and Admissions
Based mainly at the St Albans Campus with occasional travel to the Welwyn Garden City Campus.
Oaklands College based in Hertfordshire are recruiting for a Director of Marketing and Admissions to lead our marketing function and drive the Colleges marketing strategy.
You will oversee the marketing, commercial and contact centre to ensure that high quality standards are set and achieved for all areas of responsibility and promote practices that support students.
Working alongside the senior leadership team, you will perform a crucial role in driving marketing efforts and have a high profile as a champion for the College, promoting and representing the College locally and regionally ensuring current partnerships and new opportunities with key stakeholders are maintained and enhanced.
We are keen to hear from candidates who have the following;
Previous experience of leading a marketing function or of contributing at a senior level within a marketing team
Experience across a variety marketing communication channels
Relevant marketing qualification or equivalent experience
Excellent communicator with the ability to liaise and network with a broad range of stakeholders
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to influence at a senior level and motivate a talented team
A commercial mind-set ensuring marketing efforts result in revenue success for the College.
Experience in managing call centres as part of the marketing efforts would be of benefit but not essential.
This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a forward thinking, creative and innovative college.
Closing Date: Wednesday 9th December
Interview date; Friday 18th December
WHAT WE OFFER:
• Generous Salary
• Automatic entry into the Local Government pension Scheme.
• Generous annual leave – 35 days pro rata plus 8 days bank holiday pro rata
• A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn.
• Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching.
• Free onsite parking.
• Subsidised onsite restaurant.
• A cycle scheme and discounted gym membership.
Please return completed application forms to Rachel Ziemelis (Telephone: 01727 737379), Senior Recruitment Officer at
We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, and we particularly welcome applicants who are currently under represented in our workforce. This includes but is not limited to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates and disabled candidates.
Oaklands College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Employment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory safeguarding checks.