Marketing and Communications Officer

Manchester Academy
From £23,403 to £24,969 per annum
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Marketing and Communications Officer

Location: Manchester Academy, M14 4PX

Hours of work: 8am – 4pm (Monday – Friday)

Salary: £23,403 - £24,969

United Learning is a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England. Schools within United Learning work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our intranet site, United Hub, is just one example of how we share resource and communicate across sites, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance. We reward our staff: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits, and ultimately the satisfaction of supporting schools in their quest to give every child the opportunity to succeed and reach their full potential.

Manchester Academy is a popular and vibrant multi-cultural school at the heart of its local community. With a commitment to bringing out ‘the best in everyone’, we encourage all students to fulfil their potential during their time at secondary school and we believe that staff play a vital role in ensuring we achieve this.

Located on the outskirts of the world famous Manchester City Centre we are easily accessible via the excellent transport links into Manchester and the North-West.

Manchester Academy is sponsored by United Learning. United Learning was established to create a family of academies that provide outstanding education. It was formed in 2002 as a subsidiary of the United Church Schools Trust (UCST) which has been running high-quality independent schools in the UK for almost 125 years. United Learning offers the stability of an organisation with a long-term commitment to education in this country and the experience to run successful schools. United Learning is the largest provider of academies across the UK. Its academies are inclusive and welcoming schools where students of all faiths, backgrounds and abilities are valued and respected.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing and Communications Officer to join our team. As the Marketing and Communications Officer you will be responsible for the marketing, recording and communication of all activities and events pertaining to students and visitors to the school.

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • Has the ability to communicate positively and enthusiastically with prospective parents/ careers, students, teachers and members of the public
  • Has a firm understanding of how to create and maintain the school website
  • Will produce the school marketing materials, including social media, the school prospectus and newsletters
  • Has the ability and confidence to plan events effectively
  • Has advanced knowledge of Acrobat Professional, including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Is Educated to A Level or equivalent

In return we will provide you with;

Support with CPD and Development needs.

A positive and modern environment in which to work in.

Manchester Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, therefore as part of the Safer Recruitment process, references will be requested if shortlisted for the position. Manchester Academy is committed to a policy of equal opportunities in employment. Appointment will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced DBS check.Where support is better shared.

United Learning comprises: UCST (Registered in England No: 2780748. Charity No. 1016538) and ULT (Registered in England No. 4439859. An Exempt Charity). Companies limited by guarantee. VAT number 834 8515 12. Registered address: United Learning, Worldwide House, Thorpe Wood, Peterborough, PE3 6SB.
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