Head of Communications and Marketing (Band G - £40,049 to £45,074)
FTE: Full time
Location: This position will be based in Medway at the Trust Central offices at New Horizons Children’s Academy.
Closing Date: 23 February 2020
Interview Date: 3 March 2020
We are looking for a Head of Communications and Marketing to join our forward thinking, large Multi Academy Trust.
The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a successful family of schools that work together to improve the life chances of all its children and young people. Our Trust currently consists of 17 schools (12 primary and 5 secondary), based across the Portsmouth, Deal and Medway areas. The Trust was nominated for the TES Employer of the Year award in 2018 and is in the top 10 Multi-Academy Trusts in the country for GCSE performance.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join us at an exciting time for our Marketing team as we continue to grow our Traded company; Thinking Creative; and develop our brand as we work with both our Trust schools but also develop business opportunities with other local schools and businesses.
What you will need to succeed:
(please see the Job Description and person specification for full details)
Be a communications and marketing professional with experience of leading a team
Knowledge of marketing tools, techniques and software
A proven track record of building relationships with businesses
Excellent communication skills
Able to work quickly and efficiently in order to reach the best outcomes at all times
The ability to be versatile and resilient in challenging situations
Able to maintain confidentiality inside and outside of the workplace
What you will get from The Thinking Schools Academy Trust:
The opportunity to join a growing organisation during an extremely exciting time, with the opportunity for progression as the Trust grows in size
Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme
The successful applicant will also have access to the local government pension scheme and an annual leave entitlement of 26 days, increasing to 30 after 5 years of service.
A competitive salary
A fun, hardworking and welcoming team who enjoy supporting each other
Vast support network from senior leaders within the school and our Trust
A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
If you have any questions about the role, the application process or if you want an informal conversation regarding the position please contact [email protected] or call 03336 02050.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.