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Current Vacancies

Head of Student Recruitment and Marketing

Salary: £58,089 per annum
Full Time
37 hours per week
Closing Date: Friday 21 December 2018
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: AD0707A

We are seeking to appoint a Head of Student Recruitment and Marketing to lead the University’s dynamic marketing team and the schools and outreach programme to deliver against the University’s recruitment target. 
The postholder will lead and manage UK student recruitment to the AUB offer, ensuring all outward facing activity is sufficiently cohesive to achieve the mission and vision of the University as well as developing AUB’s profile and reputation within the context of the mission, vision and values of the University.
The Head of Student Recruitment and Marketing will also have responsibility for internal and external communications, and public relations, in support of the University’s strategic framework, developing consistency and quality in the key messages for internal and external audiences and stakeholders and with all marketing assets.
They will promote innovation in student recruitment and to be an exemplar in the sector, using data and analytics to best target the universities recruitment assets and ensure a national position.  They will also lead on matters of brand management, marketing, events and promotions, including competitor performance, to enhance the profile of the University and meet recruitment targets.
The postholder will need to demonstrate excellent leadership and management skills.  A clear oversight of AUB priorities, balancing conflicting demands with limited resources are essential to deliver against objectives and deliver a high quality Marketing and Communication service.  Effective time management skills are required to ensure that all University-critical issues are dealt with promptly.
To apply, please submit a covering letter setting out how you meet the requirements for the role, giving due regard to the requirements of the person specification, as well as a comprehensive CV to Kerry Sheehan, Head of Human Resources, at

Job Description

Person Specification

Please note that some posts at the Arts University attract a high number of applications, and we reserve the right to close the post early if appropriate.  Any change of closing date will be clearly notified on our recruitment site 48 hours in advance, and all those who have commenced an application will be emailed.

Arts University Bournemouth is committed to a policy of Equality and Inclusivity and welcomes applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.