Director of Marketing, Recruitment & Admissions

Thank you for your interest in the role of Director of Marketing, Recruitment & Admissions at Regent’s University London.

Job Title: Director of Marketing, Recruitment & Admissions
Salary: up to £100,000 per annum 
Hours: 35 per week 
Contract Type: Permanent 
Location: Central London
Reference: 69199

The Role
Regent’s University London is a unique institution that fosters a learning community while embracing a global perspective. As an independent and not-for-profit university, we place an emphasis on our charitable status and on our students and graduates from around the world making a positive difference.  We are the only institution able to bring together such a diverse cosmopolitan community within an idyllic campus based in Royal Regent’s Park and Marylebone. Our location is a peaceful yet vibrant place in which to live, work and study, whilst benefiting from the connectivity and vitality of one of the world’s most thriving cities.

Our students, staff and alumni have a strong sense of belonging, being members of an institution that is teaching-focused but research-informed, collegiate and engaged. We focus on delivering high quality education and are committed to reinvesting for continuous improvement and public benefit. Regent’s students are confident, cosmopolitan and connected. They become independent thinkers who are known for their entrepreneurialism, high employability, and who are prepared to make their mark in the world as truly global citizens.

Over the last five years Regent’s has become established as a successful University known for internationalism and wide portfolio of academic programmes, attracting students from around the world to come and study. As we continue to build on our success and profile, the University now seeks to appoint a dynamic, creative, and confident Director of Marketing, Recruitment & Admissions who will play a significant role in realising our aspiration to be widely regarded internationally and within the United Kingdom as a leading private international university.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Director of Marketing, Recruitment & Admissions will play a key role in the University’s senior management team. You will take the lead on the strategic aspects of marketing activities and harness the distinctive Regent’s University London brand to drive student recruitment in line with growth plans. By leveraging the benefits from a significant investment in the digital infrastructure of the University, you will be expected to employ cutting edge innovation across digital as well as above and below the line marketing. You will have a collegiate, confident, and commercial approach in an academic environment that raises the University’s profile nationally and internationally. The successful candidate will have a significant interest in the higher education sector and commitment to the values of Regent’s University London.

Other criteria essential to this post are:

- Educated to degree level or equivalent
- Postgraduate qualification in marketing or related area and/or active membership of a relevant professional body (e.g. Chartered Institute of Marketing)
- Senior level leadership of a marketing or similar department with demonstrable business impact and outcomes
- Evidence of effective leadership and people management skills, including ability to engage and motivate staff at all levels
- Planning and managing financial and human resources

How to apply
This vacancy is being exclusively managed Berwick Partner’s, on behalf of Regent’s University London.

For more information on the main duties and responsibilities for this role, and for further information on how to apply, please visit www.berwickpartners.co.uk/69199. For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with our advisor at Berwick Partners; Alex Henson on 0207 529 3061 or email:  alex.henson@berwickpartners.co.uk

Timetable for selection
Closing Date for Applications: Friday 2nd November, noon GMT
Preliminary Interviews with Berwick Partners: Early – mid November
Final Panel Interviews with Regent’s University London: Monday 17 December*
 

* Please note that the dates indicated on this timetable are pre-determined therefore should your application be successful you will be required to be available on the above listed dates.

 

Regent's University London is committed to attracting and retaining the best academic and professional services staff, to deliver our academic vision and to support all areas of the University. 

Please click here to find out more about our benefits package. 

List of benefits

Regent’s University London is independent and not-for-profit. It has a clear sense of purpose: to ensure that it can offer an unparalleled standard of teaching to an intimate yet global community of students in an exceptional campus environment. Situated in the heart of a Royal Park in central London, Regent’s gained University status in 2013 when it was awarded taught-degree awarding powers. In an increasingly crowded higher education market, Regent’s University London aims to cultivate a scholarly environment which combines intimacy and close personal focus, with a uniquely global perspective.

Regent’s University London places great emphasis on providing a dynamic learning and research-informed environment. Students are taught in small groups, benefitting from high contact hours and close pedagogic bonds with their tutors that is further enhanced by the interactive virtual learning environment. Regent’s aims to create a learning environment which is comfortable, intimate, safe and supportive that encourages active learning.

Unlike many UK universities, Regent’s offers a range of degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level, both conforming to the typical British bachelor’s and master’s degree format and also to American and international standards. In many cases, this allows its students the best of both worlds: flexibility of learning and the opportunity to study in one of the world’s foremost centres of cultural and commercial hubs – London. 

Regent’s University London graduates enjoy one of the highest graduate employability levels and are highly sought after, attracting average salaries substantially above the norm.  Alumni now occupy key roles in a wide variety of business, commercial, media, governmental and public service organisations.