Director of Marketing and Communications

Job Title: Director of Marketing and Communications
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bath
Salary: Competitive
Job Published: November 24, 2017 10:49

Job Description

We are a family of schools comprising Prior Park College (Bath), The Paragon Junior School (Bath) and Prior Park School Gibraltar, each providing a high achieving, co-educational, Catholic/Christian education. Our encouraging ethos nurtures pupils to become confident, capable, compassionate and independent-minded young people.

We now wish to appoint a talented, experienced and empathetic Director of Marketing and Communications to work as part of a team at Prior Park College and The Paragon to help deliver our Vision for 2025 and beyond for our Bath-based schools, allowing us to continue to be the modern Christian/Catholic Schools of choice in the communities that we serve.  

In this senior role, you will use your extensive experience to develop marketing strategy and ensure action to implement it so that the two UK schools remain the schools of choice in their respective markets.  You will develop a detailed understanding of the schools’ markets and bring innovation to the schools’ approach to marketing.  You will closely monitor customer satisfaction as well as bringing excellence to internal and external communications.  You will ensure the Prior Leadership Team maximises all opportunities for promotion through PR.  The ideal candidate will be appropriately qualified with extensive marketing experience and a strong but warm personal presence and demeanour.  They will be an experienced and inspiring line manager with exemplary communication and relationship- building skills.

The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive remuneration and an attractive benefits package.

For more information such as the Appointment Brief and to Apply, please click on Apply Now below to be redirected. Then complete an application form and send it to our HR department together with a supporting letter by midday on Tuesday 5 December 2017.

Long list interviews will take place on Thursday 14 December 2017.

Alternatively, you can contact Rachel Swainbank, HR Administrator:


Telephone: 01225 835353 ext. 284 or 311    


Prior Park Educational Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.