Head of Marketing

We are looking for an outstanding marketing professional who can inspire and lead the marketing and digital teams to devise and deliver award-winning campaigns that appeal to our target audiences and drive recruitment.

Working in partnership with the Head of Enquiries & Admissions, you’ll be responsible for the prospective student journey, from generating awareness right through the recruitment process to enrolment.

Significant experience of using the full marketing mix to deliver innovative campaigns is essential, along with experience of managing staff and agency partners.  You’ll also need to have strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders.

If you are passionate about marketing, results driven and want to make a real difference, we look forward to hearing from you.

The Bedford College Group is one of the most successful organisations in the education sector, serving the communities of Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire through its family of colleges: Bedford College, National College for Motorsport, Shuttleworth College, The Bedford Sixth Form and Tresham College.

Employee benefits include generous annual leave, a generous local government pension scheme and comprehensive learning and development opportunities to support career aspirations.  The Bedford College Group also operates a working from home policy to ensure a healthy balance between work and life.

Further details of the essential criteria for the post can be located within the Job Description.

Contract Type – Bedford College 

37 hours per week (1.0 FTE) / 52 weeks per year

An Enhanced DBS check will be required and you will be required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings, which would not be filtered in line with current guidance.

Interviews will be held on a date to be confirmed. 

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, in the interests of business continuity The Bedford College Group has made the decision to conduct out interviews via Microsoft Teams. More information on Microsoft Teams interviews will be discussed at interview stage.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.