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Job id: 092446. Salary: £43,205 - £50,585 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance.

Posted: 11 July 2024. Closing date: 01 August 2024.

Business unit: Natural, Mathematical & Engineering Sci. Department: NMES Faculty Office.

Contact details: Michael Hughes, Head of Portfolio Marketing.

Location: Strand Campus. Category: Professional & Support Services.

About us

King’s College London is an internationally renowned university delivering exceptional education and world-leading research. We are dedicated to driving positive and sustainable change in society and realising our vision of making the world a better place.  

Through our commitment to exceptional education, impactful research and genuine service to society, we are creating positive change in our communities, both in London and on the world stage. 

About the role

The purpose of this role is to:

(a)    Build brand awareness in the UK and internationally of King’s as a leading university for the study of science.

(b)    Manage and implement campaigns to attract talented students to study our science programmes, including our new interdisciplinary offering such as the new Natural Sciences undergraduate programme.

(c)    Develop, manage and deliver a targeted student recruitment programme with schools, designed to drive recruitment to King’s undergraduate science degrees. This programme will be primarily to teachers and Y11 / 12  students in schools that already produce cohorts of science undergraduates. You will develop relationships with school teaching and careers staff, and orchestrate the contribution of King’s academic staff to the programme, as well as confidently present the case for King’s science to pupils and teachers.

This is a full time post (35 hours per week), and you will be offered an indefinite contract.

About you

To be successful in this role, we are looking for candidates to have the following skills and experience:

Essential criteria

1.      Marketing Acumen: Significant experience in marketing, including developing complex and integrated multi-channel marketing plans, data analysis, and audience planning.

2.      Project Management: Outstanding project management skills with a proven ability to plan and manage activity that delivers complex projects on time and to budget.

3.      Communication: a fluent communicator able to express content in ways appropriate to a variety of audiences. High quality written and verbal skills. Experience in developing marketing assets to drive engagement and action.

4.      Educational Awareness: Experience of UK and / or international education practices. Knowledge of science education at school and higher education levels.

5.      Resilience and Adaptability: Self-motivated; able to deliver effectively despite conflicting pressures; responds flexibly to changing priorities.

6.      Influencing and Managing: able to build connections across functions and act persuasively, exercising influence as well as authority. Extensive experience in effectively managing external partners, including working with media agencies, creative agencies, and fulfilment agencies.

7.      Ambassadorship: represents King’s College London and King’s Interdisciplinary Science in a professional, convincing and engaging manner.

Desirable criteria

1.      Educated in Science to A Level or beyond

2.      Experience of international student recruitment, partnership or engagement

3.      Marketing qualification

Downloading a copy of our Job Description

Full details of the role and the skills, knowledge and experience required can be found in the Job Description document, provided at the bottom of the next page after you click “Apply Now”. This document will provide information of what criteria will be assessed at each stage of the recruitment process.

Further Information

We pride ourselves on being inclusive and welcoming. We embrace diversity and want everyone to feel that they belong and are connected to others in our community.

We are committed to working with our staff and unions on these and other issues, to continue to support our people and to develop a diverse and inclusive culture at King's.

We ask all candidates to submit a copy of their CV, and a supporting statement, detailing how they meet the essential criteria listed in the advert. If we receive a strong field of candidates, we may use the desirable criteria to choose our final shortlist, so please include your evidence against these where possible.

To find out how our managers will review your application, please take a look at our ‘How we Recruit’ pages.

We are not able to offer sponsorship for candidates who do not currently possess the right to work in the UK.