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Head of Marketing and Communications

The High School of Glasgow , City of Glasgow

Vacancy details

Please apply before 28/03/2019 at 12:00 pm

637 Crow Road, Glasgow, G13 1PL

Karen McDonald
Director of Development


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Vacancy Description / Summary

Reporting to: Director of Development
Direct Reports: Website and Social Media Co-ordinator
Full time, permanent

Purpose: To Head the development and implementation of the School’s integrated, positive communication strategy that incorporates PR, digital media, internal communications and marketing activities continuing to raise the School’s profile and reputation and its relationship with stakeholders, including parents.

Manage the internal communications strategy and staff engagement.

Leads on reactive PR matters, including reputation management and dealing with unexpected incidents such as school closure; liaising where necessary with the School’s external PR adviser.

Support the Website and Social Media Co-ordinator to effectively implement the school’s website and social media strategy.

About the School

The High School of Glasgow is a vibrant, caring and high-achieving Co-ed day school for ages 3-18 years, which has been part of Glasgow’s story since the 12th century.

We aim to create a happy and nurturing community in which each individual is enabled to develop their all-round potential from the academic to sport, the expressive arts and beyond.

Our young people are encouraged to develop a sense of responsibility and to pursue excellence in all their activities and opportunities. The School ethos promotes positive relationships seeking to foster an atmosphere of mutual tolerance and support, traditional values and a concern for others.

Overall, we aim to nurture young people who will make a difference.