Head of Marketing, PR & Communications

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Paignton, Devon
£27,483 -£30,116
10 Sep 2019
19 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Head of Marketing, PR and Communications (MATERNITY COVER) – Ref: BS798

Salary: £27,483 - £30,116 (being pro-rata of £34,354 - £37,645) MS Band 0, point 1.

Contract Type: MATERNITY COVER, Fractional, 29.6 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, Fixed Term from 25/11/19 to 12/02/21

Location: Paignton, Devon

South Devon College is a Further and Higher Education college with top success rates, located in Torbay, which is part of the beautiful English Riviera on the South Devon coast. Our state of the art campus offers local access to world class facilities. We are an ambitious College, ambitious for our learners, our staff and the community we serve. We measure our performance by the success of our learners.

Our fresh vibrant culture provides 12,000 learners each year with a wide provision ranging from Foundation to University Learning, contributing an overall £30 million College expenditure to the local economy.

We are recruiting for a Head of Marketing, PR and Communications for maternity cover, to co-ordinate and execute successful marketing campaigns across all segments of South Devon College, and to manage and develop the highly dynamic Marketing Team at the College. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the marketing activity is innovative and maintains the College style, image and branding, internally and externally. The role will ensure that South Devon College is the "First Choice" in training and education locally and regionally for young people, adults, employers and the community as well as a local employer of choice. The marketing department is responsible for all college publications, PR and communications, social media and website content, internal and external events, advertising and media planning.

The post holder will need to hold a relevant degree or higher level qualification, and have experience in a similar role of implementing successful marketing campaigns and strategies You will be required to have experience of managing and developing a team and developing excellent relationships with internal and external stakeholders, as well as planning and organising successful events and PR campaigns.

Benefits as follows: pro-rata of 25 days Holiday, up to 5 College closure days, Paid Bank Holidays, Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, Life Assurance (if member of pension scheme) On Site Nursery (Mama Bears), Fitness Suite Facilities, Staff Discounts (Inspirations – Hair & Beauty, NUS Student Cards, membership of the Sodexo Employee Discounts Platform), Holiday Purchase Scheme, Access to Automotive Department (Small Car Repairs & Pre MOT Testing at low costs), Discounted Stagecoach Bus Pass, and many others.


Closing Date: Midday, Thursday 19th September 2019
Interview Date: 25th September 2019

To apply and for a full job description please visit the Jobs page of the South Devon College website.