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Interim Head of Marketing

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    Marketing & Communications

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  • Salary:

    £45k - 50k per year

  • Contact:

    Paddy Wells

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Paddy Wells

Interim Head of Marketing


Are you an experienced marketer with experience in the education section? Are you open to a 9 month project? If so, I have a fantastic opportunity for you.

I’m working with a Students Union for a leading University in the North West of England. They need an experienced Interim Head of Marketing for a 9 month maternity leave project which will involved a large amount of insight to lead changes in working, culture and effectiveness. There is a large team to manage too

Interested? If so, please contact Paddy Wells at Forward Role Recruitment on (07514)(950197) or (

Role Requirements:

  • Responsibility for the development and delivery of a marketing and insight function which supports the Union
  • Identify priority areas of development through insight and reviews
  • Put forward proposals to support enhanced activity across the union
  • Drive the relationship between marketing, insight and commercial activities
  • Oversee the development of the Unions digital presence
  • Drive organisational marketing and brand activity
  • Design, deliver and report on the research and insight activity
  • Deliver events such as the Grad Ball
  • Create funding submissions to sponsors, partners and funders
  • Manage the budgets for the marketing, communications and research expenditure
  • Manage a large team

Experience required:

  • Extensive marketing and insight experience is essential
  • Experience in the Higher Education sector would be preferable
  • Experience working in a Students Union would be useful but not essential
  • Team management experience
  • Experience building strategies and delivering on them is key
  • Strong organisational and communications skills
  • Able to deliver submissions for funding
  • Able to form effective working relationships with stakeholders both internal and external to the business


Up to £50,000 plus benefits

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