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Marketing Officer

  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: LBH02285
  • Published: Fri 29/11/2019, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 04/01/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 per week
  • Salary: £30,000 - £34,999
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Havering

Candidates who have previously submitted an application need not apply.

Havering Adult College are now looking to recruit a full-time Marketing Officer to join the dynamic and creative team, and support, promote and lead on the service’s marketing strategy.

Havering Adult College offers a wide range of courses in a variety of subjects and venues across the Borough to learners aged 16+. We have a strong commitment to Equality and Diversity, and welcome learners of all abilities from all backgrounds. Our excellent commitment to safeguarding has been recognised by Ofsted at our last two inspections.

Marketing Officer

Grade 6-£30,711 - £33,948pa

You will have responsibility for promoting the Havering Adult College brand and the services offered by the college through a variety of methods and means. These include design, management and production of all marketing materials including prospectuses, flyers, booklets as examples.

You will also have responsibility for managing campaigns that align with the requirements of the marketing strategy. This includes web-based and through social media.
Additionally, you will source marketing events that widen participation. With the responsibility for coordinating staff attendance and resources for these events, carrying out risk assessments as necessary.

You will be responsible for monitoring and overseeing the college’s virtual presence. This includes Havering Adult College’s dedicated website, LBH website, Course Directory and Google, as well as developing and overseeing the college’s Virtual Learning portal.

You will have an understanding of Equality and Diversity, and an appreciation of the requirements of teachers under the Safeguarding of Children & Vulnerable Adults regulations.

The successful candidate should hold the following essential criteria:

  • GCSE A*- C English and maths qualifications (or equivalent)
  • Experience of working within deadlines and budgets
  • Experience of undertaking small and large scale marketing projects and campaigns that generate successful outcomes
  • Experience of using a range of design software packages to produce high quality marketing materials, such as leaflets, booklets and prospectus
  • Communicating professionally with a wider audience to generate interest in services
  • Hold a full UK driving licence
  • Experience of managing events, which includes staffing and logistics
  • Work towards a marketing strategy with key milestones
  • Experience of managing web content and design
  • Managing online content on various platforms
  • Knowledge of the local area and the community


It would be useful for the candidate to also have the following desirable criteria:

  • Experience of using Apple Mac and Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop)
  • Have access to a vehicle with business use insurance
  • Experience of using Wordpress for website

You must have the ability to work on your own initiative and have extensive knowledge and skills related to the area(s) of work you will be undertaking, specifically engaging with stakeholders, design of promotional materials, engaging with the public, and an appreciation of virtual marketing strategies, as well as an ability to manage your time and calendar effectively.

You will be joining an enthusiastic and professional team, and will be well supported by our experienced management team.
The pay scale for this post is G6. This equates to a minimum starting salary of £30,703.

Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.

The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please be aware that a Disclosure and Baring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Help Desk on: 01708 432770

If you have any questions about the post, please contact Alex Dunitz on 01708 434955 or email Alexander.Dunitz@havering.gov.uk

We suggest you copy/paste the content of your application from a Word document, in case your session is timed out.
Make sure you answer fully all the questions and evidence how you meet the competencies for the post, as outlined in the Job Profile.
Please make explicit reference to your relevant qualifications and experience around marketing and promotion.

Finally, please make sure you choose referees that can comment on your independent work abilities, a line manager, for example, and cover a minimum of five years.

Do not attach a CV as this will not be considered.

All applications must be made online. The closing date for the receipt of applications is Friday 3rd January 2020; however interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

Candidates who have previously submitted an application need not apply

You will be notified if your application has been successful and invited to an assessment day.

Successful candidates will be required to produce a presentation prior to attending.

The assessment and interview process will consist of three parts – a presentation, a design task and a formal interview.

The assessment day will be held on Thursday 16th January 2020.


  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: LBH02285
  • Published: Fri 29/11/2019, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 04/01/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 per week
  • Salary: £30,000 - £34,999
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Havering

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