Head of Digital

Lancaster Permanent £56,021 - £64,914 per year
  • The chance to join a University with big plans for its Digital function
  • The opportunity to make your mark in an established University

About Our Client

The University of Cumbria is a place where people are at the heart of all they do, where enriching the lives of their students, staff and the communities they serve means they make a difference that really matters.Now is a very exciting time to be joining because they are delivering a new strategic plan focused on making the most of their three most valuable assets; People, Place and Partnerships, to become a catalyst for economic well-being in the region, nationally and internationally.They are passionate about sharing knowledge and have confidence in what they do, with students learning from some of the best in their field. They care and are committed to engaging and inspiring future generations.

Job Description

The client is looking for someone with a:

  • Proven strategic digital / web transformation and ECRM / digital communication and marketing expertise.
  • Performance-based track record for meeting and delivering market plans against targets, driving growth through ECRM and digital transformation
  • Fresh digital thinking approach and creativity with the tenacity to translate visionary ideas into a practical delivery to shape not just the approach of your team, but the whole organisation.
  • Proven digital marketing background who can work under pressure with a flexible, 'can do' attitude with enthusiasm to create a dynamic and effective approach to raise their visibility, credibility, connect with and convert prospective students in line with their ambitious growth plan.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate is someone:

  • Who can operate both strategically and operationally across an array of digital services
  • Who can lead a team
  • Preferably from Higher Education but open to the commercial sector if strong digital experience

What's on Offer

On offer to the candidate:

  • Hybrid working
  • Flexible hours
  • Good pension scheme
  • 35 days holiday + bank holidays
Sean Leonard
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Phone number
+44 161 829 0421

Job summary

Job function
Online Marketing Management
Media & Agency
Contract type
Consultant name
Sean Leonard
Consultant phone
+44 161 829 0421
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