Head of Marketing/Chief Marketing Officer

Location
East London
Salary
Circa £100,000 pa inclusive of London Weighting
Posted
27 Mar 2019
Closes
21 Apr 2019
Discipline
Marketing
Sector
Education
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Following the appointment of Vice-Chancellor & President, Professor Amanda Broderick, the University has committed to a mission to advance Industry 4.0 careers and lives, where we expand mental wealth, create careers, build business and connect communities in East London and beyond through our global gateway. A transformational strategic route-map is being launched, plotting our course to become the pioneering careers-led University for a changing world, where the future of learning and work is advanced today and potential is realised wherever and whenever it is found.

We are seeking a new Head of Marketing / Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) to provide strategic and operational leadership for the universities marketing, communications and engagement activity across all external and internal stakeholders and will, in particular, deliver student recruitment targets, support organisational development and shape a positive results-driven culture.

You will lead on the development and position of the university’s brand, core market proposition to deliver tangible improvements to the university’s reputation and reach regionally, nationally and internationally. You will also lead on the development of wider stakeholder engagement, communication and fundraising strategies to support the delivery of institutional objectives and play a key role, alongside Strategic Planning, in supporting our Colleges to develop, review and position the academic portfolio ensuring alignment with the university’s corporate plan, core positioning and flagship strategy.

You will have a relevant Masters degree, professional qualification, and/or substantial senior experience in marketing, communication or related discipline. In addition, you need to have exceptional leadership skills and a track record of working in or alongside the higher education sector leading, developing and implementing successful student recruitment strategies in domestic and international markets to deliver against stretching targets.

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by UEL Professional Services Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of UEL. Employees of UEL Professional Services Ltd work alongside UEL colleagues in delivery of UEL’s mission. Details regarding employment benefits can be found at the employee benefits section of our recruitment pages.

The closing date for applications is 21 April 2019.

CVs without completed application forms will not be accepted.

We are working to improve the diversity of our staff.

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