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Director of Marketing and Student Recruitment

  • £95,231 - £95,231
  • Permanent
  • Northampton, UK
  • 18394

Director of Marketing and Student Recruitment
Salary £95,231 plus an excellent benefits package
Location University of Northampton Waterside Campus / Hybrid

Play a key role in our future performance, growth, differentiation and purpose.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer and as a member of the University Leadership Team, the Director of Marketing & Student Recruitment will provide inspirational strategic and operational leadership to deliver the University’s student recruitment, marketing and outreach strategy, supporting the organisational strategy and enhancing the University’s reputation and profile.

The role of Director of Marketing & Student Recruitment is a newly created post that is key to the University’s future performance, growth, differentiation and purpose. Operating with credibility, experience and confidence you will take the lead in defining the marketing and student recruitment strategy and will provide leadership for a range of business areas. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced higher education marketing professional to lead on the development of innovative and transformational strategies and operational plans for a broad portfolio that includes marketing, brand development and management, home recruitment, schools and colleges liaison, social media and web development.

The University of Northampton is one of the youngest universities in the UK, gaining full university status and research degree awarding powers in 2005.  Whilst we may be a ‘new’ University, we have made our impact in the Higher Education sector.   We are committed to making a difference to the world around us and doing things differently; for example, we were the first University in the UK to be named as a Changemaker Campus in 2012 and are dedicated to creating social impact in all that we do.

The candidate briefing pack can be viewed here.

For a confidential discussion please contact our retained advisor Sian Gardiner

Applications should consist of a CV and Covering Letter and should be sent to

Closing Date for applications is Sunday 10th September 2023.

The University of Northampton is committed to providing a vibrant, ethical and sustainable work, study and living environment that values equality, diversity and inclusion. This commitment, along with our legal and moral obligations, provides an inclusive environment for staff, students and the public who may be affected by our activities.

Together @ UON confirms our commitment to equality and inclusion, underpinned by our belief in taking action. We are dedicated to creating an environment that celebrates equality and harnesses the power of diversity.

Together @ UON demonstrates our pledge to our staff, students and partners to nurture and develop an environment where equality and inclusion can thrive whilst we Transform Lives and Inspire Change.

We particularly welcome applications from Female and Black and Ethnic Majority candidates.

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