Head of Marketing & Communications


  • Access to Additional Annual Leave
  • Access to NUS/TOTUM Discount
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Annual Travel Passes Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Helpline


Adams Building
Stoney Street, Nottingham, NG1 1NG

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A place to thrive

In a leadership role here at Nottingham College you will play a vital part in helping thousands of people reach their potential. You will join a management team that is focussed on making Nottingham College an outstanding provider of choice for education and skills. We are growing, innovating and carving out a prosperous future for our college, our staff, our learners, our employers and our partners. In this role you will have the freedom to work in a way that suits you, the support to thrive in your role and the opportunity to shape your career, whilst leading in a large and vibrant college that puts its students at the heart of everything it does.

Who we need

We are looking for an enthusiastic, ideas-orientated and highly experienced marketing and communications leader. This is an exciting time for the college, having just experienced its most successful year yet, with an Ofsted good grade, unprecedented growth in learner numbers and an ambitious new strategic plan to take us forward.

In this role you will work at a senior level to spearhead the college’s marketing strategy, utilising your creativity, influence and digital flair to capture audiences, build our brand and deliver to ambitious student recruitment and apprenticeship growth targets.

As a confident and experienced communicator you’ll lead on an extensive PR and stakeholder engagement programme, further developing our profile locally and regionally, building on our strengthening links with our employers and wider stakeholder communities, as well as leading our internal communications and engagement programme.

What you’llbring

You’ll provide effective leadership to a fantastic marketing and communications team, pulling on a proven track record in leadership and management. You will have delivered large scale projects, overseen the development and implementation of integrated marketing and communications strategies and will have worked at a strategic level to deliver significant enhancements to the digital customer experience. You’ll be media savvy, confident in building relationships with media, stakeholders and influencers and you’ll be passionate about using insights and feedback to drive continuous service improvement.

You will be motivated by variety, the opportunity to be both hands on and strategic and will undeniably be keen to make a lasting impact on the lives, and futures, of our 20,000+ students.

A place to belong

Nottingham College offers a diverse, vibrant community of over 1,300 staff and a warm welcome from day one. With an attractive benefits package including 39 days annual leave, flexible working opportunities, a generous pension scheme and perks package, this is a place where you will feel valued. You can access a wide range of leadership development opportunities to help you further grow and develop your ideas too.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.