Interim Director of External Relations and Marketing


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    18 March 2022

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Ref: GSi85205

Our client, a growing and evolving HE organisation based in the East of England, are looking to appoint an Interim Director of External Relations & Marketing for a period of 6- 9 months.

The successful candidate must have a recent track record of working within the HE sector, this is essential. You will be responsible for leading and developing the strategic direction of the organisation in terms of marketing, student recruitment and all external relations activity both in the UK/EU and internationally. You will be responsible for the overall marketing and external relations strategy of the University, ensuring that the organisation has a high profile locally, nationally & internationally, and that it meets target student numbers to enable the strategic growth of the organisation.

Strong leadership and strategic insight is paramount for this role, as well as being able to influence stakeholder relationships both internally and externally of the organisation.

If you would like to apply for this role, please forward an updated CV to  Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.


How to apply

  • Please submit your CV along with a Supporting Statement addressing the person specification criteria, evidencing how you meet the criteria.
  • Detail any employment or education gaps.
  • Be ready to provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees; one should be your current or most recent employer. Referees will be contacted for those proceeding to final stages. We will always gain your permission before we contact referees.
  • Let us know any difficulty you may have with the indicative timetable.
  • Check that your contact details are correct before you submit.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email confirmation. If you do not receive, please email


Sophie Younger: 07384 810 211