Chief Marketing Officer

Solent University, Southampton

  • Permanent
  • Southampton
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Chief Marketing Officer
Specialisms:Education, Marketing
Date posted:15th August 2023
Closing date:25th September 2023

Competitive salary

Solent University is a modern and ambitious university with exciting plans for the future. We’re focused on the practical side of higher education, providing the connections and confidence to turn knowledge into careers with real meaningful impact. Our community is vibrant and innovative with our six values of respect, ownership, inclusivity, engagement, integrity and teamwork underpinning everything we do. Our mission is dedicated to the pursuit of providing an excellent university education that enables learners from all backgrounds to become enterprising citizens and responsible leaders, while also promoting economic and social prosperity for the communities we serve.

We are now seeking to appoint a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) whose portfolio of activities will significantly develop student recruitment, external relations and brand activity including contributing as a member of the Vice-Chancellor’s Group on strategic matters including communications, income generation and sustainability. Working with a large team of nearly 100 staff our new CMO will be a driven, senior leader who will bring an imaginative approach to how we engage the new generation of students.

Creative and commercial with the ability to innovate, you will bring significant experience in student recruitment along with experience in broader institutional marketing and communications. Comfortable in a leadership role you will be an assured, persuasive, and confident communicator, someone who can represent our university, inspiring trust and respect across our community.

Solent University is an important institution, integral to meeting the needs of our city, our students, and our region. We are singularly focused on the transformational impact we bring to our community. This is an exciting time to join Solent, as under the leadership of our new Vice-Chancellor, we will begin the shaping of our new strategic plan to take us confidently and creatively into the 2030s.

Closing date for applications is midday, Monday 25 September 2023.

Solent University is an equal opportunities employer and positively welcomes applications from candidates who are currently underrepresented at this level. 

Solent University, Southampton

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