Director of Commercial, Marketing and Events

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Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Other Subjects
West Midlands
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
30th Jul 2018
Start Date:
South Staffordshire College
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South Staffordshire College is a college like no other, we think differently, work smarter, love what we do and have fun doing it. We have a vision for significant growth across all funding streams as well as for corporate events such as weddings and conferences at our stunning 19th Century Rodbaston Hall. If you have the kind of ambition we do, then you could be exactly the right person to join our Senior Leadership Team.

The Director of Commercial, Marketing and Events is to be responsible for securing new viable business, by actively taking our college and commercial offers to new customers, markets, relationships and networks. By identifying new opportunities, the role will drive and secure growth, increase commercial income and increase brand awareness, whilst developing and managing key clients and new customer relationships. The role includes creating and shaping our next marketing strategy and then delivering its targets by leading the marketing and events team as well as working with cross college managers.

The ideal candidate will have a strong demonstrable understanding of progressive approaches to marketing and corporate events. A thorough understanding of effective marketing strategies and growing corporate event commercial income. We are also looking for someone who is so passionate about what we do that they would have massive positive impact on social media for the college.

If this sounds like the ideal role for you and you can deliver impact in marketing and corporate events, then we’d love to hear from you. For an informal discussion about the role you are welcome to contact Kirk Hookham, Deputy CEO on 01827 310202. We look forward to meeting you.

Closing date: Wednesday 15 August 2018

Interview date: Thursday 23 August 2018

For an application pack please email your details quoting the post reference number to: or go to to download an application form and job description.

South Staffordshire College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, medical clearance and satisfactory references.

Please be aware successful applicants will be expected to fund their own DBS check, which is currently at £44.00

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