Head of Brand

East Midlands -- Leicestershire Leicester
08 March 2017
06 April 2017
Job Function
Brand / Product, Marketing
Contract Type
Full Time

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, relevant research and a sector-leading student experience. A culturally rich university with a palpable commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. DMU has been named as one of the 150 best young universities in the world by the influential Times Higher Education Magazine and we are proud to be in the Top 10 of most popular universities in the UK for home and EU students, as rated by UCAS.

As the Head of Brand you will have autonomy to drive the DMU brand and its long-term strategic development in line with the needs of the university. You will be responsible for developing and leading the strategy for the organisation's corporate marketing and brand to ensure a sector leading service. Innovation and vision will play a major part of this role to ensure maximum brand recognition from all marketing and media channels used. Working with teams across the organisation, liaising with stakeholders and close partnership working with the Executive Director of Marketing and Communications are also key duties of the role.

As a Head of Brand you will have experience of working at a Head or Director level within a large corporate organisation or international charity. Key requisites for this role include significant experience of developing and leading a corporate brand, team leadership, budget management, stakeholder communications, print and digital design and photography/video production. You will have the vision and drive to engage staff with your strategy and branding ideas across this complex organisation. Partnership working, assessment of marketing trends, strategic vision and a high level of creativity are all essential skills.

You will receive a competitive salary, fantastic benefits package (including excellent Pension contribution, generous holiday entitlement, private health care, pension, reduced child care costs and more) and have the chance to lead the brand one of the top 25 most popular universities in the UK.

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or for more information visit hays.co.uk/jobs/de-montfort-university-head-of-brand or call Hays Marketing in Nottingham for more information.

Hays Marketing have been retained to recruit this position on an exclusive basis. Any direct or third party applications will be forwarded to Tom Ulanowsky at Hays Marketing.

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