School Engagement & Marketing Officer

School Engagement & Marketing Officer
Salary: £20k pa (dependant on experience)

Our client is a leading training provider and is looking to recruit a School Engagement & Marketing Officer to lead and deliver a year round programme of school engagement activities and cultivate productive relationships with schools across Cumbria to promote apprenticeships and the company.

The activities will be focused on Years 10 through to 13 and will involve school talks at events such as assemblies, one to one careers events, information and guidance work, CV development and events and visits. While the engagement is focused on those choosing their post-school progression options, there will also be a smaller element of community awareness activities involving younger children.

The role will operate within the marketing department and will report to the marketing manager. Outside peak school engagement times, the post holder will contribute to the general operations of the marketing department (70/30% split) and will involve traditional marketing communications; digital marketing and social media; event management; literature development and contribution to commercial tender submissions. Tasks will vary and will be directed and supervised by the Marketing Manager.

Excellent communication and presentation skills – both written and verbal
Excellent customer facing skills and confidence engaging the public
A flexible approach to working, including outside normal business hours to fulfil the engagement role.
A proven ability to engage and present information.
Competence with business IT systems and has an enjoyment for this type of work. Use of Microsoft Office is essential, and some flair for literature design and the use of graphics would be a benefit.
Familiarity and an understanding of social networking products such as Facebook, Linked-In and Twitter. There will be a need to perform updates and uploads to the web site using a content management systems.

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Please also note regards your application:
If you are not contacted within two weeks, unfortunately on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.
Strawberry Recruitment Solutions Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Strawberry Recruitment Solutions Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Job Information

Job Reference: 105538-2020
Salary From: £20000
Salary To: £20000
Job Industries: Marketing
Job Locations: Cumbria, Workington
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Apprenticeships, Customer Service, Employer Engagement, IAG, Marketing, Sales

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