Head of Marketing Services

Bournemouth
Starting salary of £49,216 - £57,031 per annum with further progression opportunities to £61,399
17 Jan 2014
14 Feb 2014
Education
Full Time
Permanent

Bournemouth University is a vibrant and ambitious institution which offers high quality academic programmes and research geared to the professions and societal need. The University is creating the most stimulating, challenging and rewarding University experience in a world class learning community by sharing this unique fusion of education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students and staff to enrich the world. Our new, transformational estates programme is changing the face of the University through a stunning series of iconic new buildings, and this year we became the first university to be commended by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) for the quality of student learning opportunities.

Bournemouth University is looking for  senior marketing and communications professionals to bring leadership, creativity and performance at an exciting time in BU’s development. As part of a vibrant marketing and communications team, you will play a key role in building BU’s reputation as a vibrant and ambitious institution which offers high quality academic programmes and research geared to the professions and societal need.

This new post will demand strategic leadership to be combined with outstanding delivery across a broad range of marketing and communications functions. You will be responsible for leading development of market research and intelligence to inform strategy and portfolio development; delivering innovative and cost-effective marketing campaigns; managing and developing a sector-leading digital communications strategy and website.

You will bring experience in marketing planning, proven success in developing and running integrated campaigns using a mix of traditional and digital channels, a strong understanding of relationship marketing and an analytical approach to evaluation.

As a natural leader you are someone that thrives off building effective relationships and influencing stakeholders, with the commitment to drive a high performance culture. Experience of higher education will be an advantage in this role which will demand confidence and flexible communication skills to work with a variety of key audiences.

For an informal conversation about either of these roles, please contact Ann Fernandez on 01202 961030.

A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form: www.bournemouth.ac.uk/jobs.

Closing date: (midday) Friday 14 February 2014.

Interviews will take place between 25 and 28 February 2014.