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Director of Admissions, Marketing and Communications – Ampleforth College

North Yorkshire

Ampleforth College wishes to recruit a talented strategic marketing and communications professional to direct all aspects of admissions, marketing and communications at this leading independent co-educational boarding school.

The College is set within a stunning 2,000 acre site in North Yorkshire and has educated and provided a compass for life to generations of young people since 1802.

Reporting to the Head, the Director of Admissions, Marketing and Communications is a critical member of the Senior Leadership Team. The successful candidate will have significant leadership experience in an educational setting or will be able to demonstrate highly developed skills which will transfer successfully into the Ampleforth community. Empathy with the College’s Benedictine ethos and an ability to translate this into effective communications with prospective students and their parents is essential. The postholder will also provide a strategic lead on marketing and communications for the Benedictine community of Ampleforth Abbey.

Interested candidates are invited to contact Nina Lambert to arrange a confidential discussion about the role: or 07764 185745

Closing date for applications: 10.00am on Thursday 17th October 2019.

To apply, please complete the application form and email it, together with a covering letter (both as PDF files please) to Jonathan Barnes at: Jonathan can also be reached by calling the Head Office on 01858 383163. Please address your letter to Mr Robin Dyer, Head, Ampleforth College.

Ampleforth College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Key Dates

  • Closing date for applications 17 October 2019 10.00am
  • Preliminary telephone interviews 18 October 2019
  • Interviews will take place at the school during week commencing Monday 4th November 2019