Director of Recruitment, Marketing and Communications

University of Portsmouth

  • Permanent
  • Portsmouth, South East
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Director of Recruitment, Marketing and Communications
Specialisms:Education, Marketing
Date posted:29th January 2024
Closing date:26th February 2024

Competitive remuneration and benefits

The University of Portsmouth has embraced change to create a new breed of university, where collaboration and partnership underpin the way in which we work. We believe that a university’s primary purpose is to educate and transform lives, but also to transform the lives of those around us.

The University has once again been awarded a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, meaning we are among the very top universities for teaching excellence. Our achievements have also been reflected in our research performance and student outcomes, but we are not complacent and our ambition is for continued improvement and excellence.

We are now seeking to appoint a Director of Recruitment, Marketing & Communications. This is a strategic senior position, whose portfolio of activities is designed to deliver innovative student recruitment and admissions activities and responsive integrated marketing and communications approaches to support the delivery our objectives.  The role leads a large, centralised function covering all marketing, student recruitment, admissions and communications activities.  Like much of the sector, the University operates in a volatile and complex recruitment market. We have been responsive to the need for change and our new Director will lead an ongoing transformation of the marketing function, while working closely with the University Executive Board to enhance our student recruitment position.

Candidates will bring a track record in delivering impactful student recruitment campaigns along with experience in broader institutional marketing and communications. Comfortable leading change you will be an assured, persuasive and confident communicator, someone who seeks innovative solutions, with imagination and creativity, inspiring trust and respect across the institution.

Closing date: noon on Monday 26th February 2024.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and all appointments will be made on merit. We would particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian, or from other ethnic groups who are currently under-represented at this level in this area. 

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