Director of Marketing and Communications
Director of Marketing and Communications Ref: MC233
Bournemouth University’s vision is to be recognized worldwide as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice.
Through our values of excellence, inclusivity, creativity and responsibility our highly skilled workforce, who reflect a variety of backgrounds drawn from a cross section of the globe, are key to BU’s continuing success.
We are seeking an exceptional and strategic leader, aligned to our values to lead an award winning Marketing and Communications Team to the next level of impact and influence, to drive further change in our marketing performance at home and internationally.
As a member of the University’s Leadership Team you will participate fully in the management of BU, taking responsibility for all marketing and communication activity. You will provide senior level, expert and influential marketing, communication and public relations advice across the University, including up to and at Board level. Through effective brand management you will promote and enhance the University’s external reputation and shape and deliver our strategic marketing and communication approach to further enhance BU’s reputation locally, nationally and internationally.
Candidates will possess substantial relevant experience and a strong marketing and communciation background. You will be able to evidence a proven track record in delivering marketing and communication strategies which have had a positive impact. In addition you will have experience of change management, be an innovative thinker, motivated to success and possess substantial and successful experience at a senior level.
For a confidential discussion about the role and expectations, please contact Jim Andrews, Chief Operating Officer, via Antonia Steel, Executive Officer on 01202 965060.
A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form. Alternatively, please telephone 01202 961130 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the appropriate reference.
BU values and is committed to an inclusive working environment. We seek a diverse community through attracting, developing and retaining staff from different backgrounds to contribute to inspirational learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society. To support and enable our staff to achieve a balance between work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.
First stage interview date: Friday 7 June 2019
Final Interview date: Thursday 20 June 2019