Interim Director of Marketing, Communications & Student Recruitment, UK University

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Interim Director of Marketing, Communications & Student Recruitment, UK University
Specialisms:Education, Marketing
Date posted:18th January 2023

Anderson Quigley is currently working with a Higher Education Provider to identify an interim Director of Marketing, Communications & Student Recruitment. This is an interim opportunity for approximately 6 – 9 months whilst they work to identify a substantive.

Reporting to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, the successful candidate with have overall responsibility for leading the strategy and operations of the Marketing, Communications & Student Recruitment directorate. You will be a hands-on leader who can build high performing teams.

Over the next 6 -9 months the key goals include:

  1. Embed the new structure ensuring high performing teams
  2. Design and implement strategy for international recruitment
  3. Design and implement an internal & external communication strategy

A vital part of the role will be acting as the ‘thought leader’ for all strategic marketing, communications and student recruitment, driving professionalisation and a high-performance culture to establish the function as a critical strategic enabler to achieve the University’s objectives.

As the successful candidate, you will have strategic and operational day-to-day responsibility for the following key functional areas; Brand and Marketing, Communications, UK Student Recruitment and Outreach, International Student Recruitment and Admissions.

We are looking for an experienced marketing professional who has a solid track record of leading positive internal and external communications and international student recruitment. Someone who has worked within the Higher Education sector and understands the key cycles that effect admissions and student recruitment. We are looking for an inspirational leader who is able to sustain a positive workplace culture that foster high performing teams. You must be able to demonstrate high level interpersonal skills, business planning and strategy formulation. Experience of delivering in international student recruitment would be of benefit.

If you are looking for a new challenge, have entrepreneurial spirit, matched with an ability to develop high performing teams, brand strategies, communications and international presence this opportunity could be for you.

Please contact Claire Carter on 0773 290 0579 or email her on

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