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Director of Marketing and Communications

Contract type: Full-time – 36 hours per week (flexible working or part time may be a possibility)

Salary: Competitive

Sutton High School is looking to appoint a dynamic and driven Director of Marketing and Communications to lead the admissions, development and marketing team of our growing independent girls’ school.

The post represents an opportunity for an exceptional candidate to develop the marketing strategy as well as deliver on the current marketing objectives.  You will play a pivotal role on the school’s Core Leadership Team, as well as leading the day to day running of the department and developing a clear vision for positioning the school as a market leader in a competitive field.

With a busy and varied workload, this role will enable you to become involved in the strategic direction of the school and plan the marketing of the school’s different phases (Prep, Senior and sixth Form) to achieve measurable results.  You will lead the school’s marketing and admissions functions, ensuring you promote a personalised recruitment and admissions journey as well as successful communications with varied stakeholders.

Sutton High School is a dynamic learning environment with a dedication to innovation and improvement, underpinned by a strong sense of its values, traditions and history.  It is an academically selective school for girls aged 3-18, with just under 600 pupils on the roll across the Prep and Senior Schools.  Housed on one unified site, which provides a green, leafy haven in the centre of bustling Sutton, the School consists of an array of buildings which speak of its gradual growth and evolution since its founding in 1884.  Sutton High School has an ethos of empowerment and values the concept of learning through joy.  Its aim is to produce intelligent, kind, courageous young women.

Closing date: Monday 18th November, midday

Interviews Thursday 28th November

Please note that suitable candidates may be contacted and interviewed before the closing date and Sutton High School reserves the right to withdraw the position at any stage if an early appointment is made.

For further information or for an informal conversation about the role, please contact Clare Hayward in the first instance at hr@sut.gdst.net or phone 020 8225 3002

Please complete the application form with a covering letter and CV and return it to hr@sut.gdst.net

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.