Director of Marketing

Egham, Surrey
Upwards of £95,000 per annum (including London Allowance)
05 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
17 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Principal's Office Senior Staff
Location: Egham
Salary: Competitive
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Friday 17 February 2023
Reference: 1222-565
Director of Marketing

(Full-Time, Permanent)

Starting Salary is upwards of £95,000 per annum (including London Allowance)*

*This is the expected starting salary for this post however appointment at a higher point may be made for candidates who demonstrate exceptional skills and experience relevant to the role.

Applications are invited for the post of Director of Marketing within the Principal's Office Senior Staff.

Royal Holloway is looking to appoint a Director of Marketing to lead a directorate that has responsibility for marketing, student recruitment, internal and external communications and alumni relations. 

The Directorate has been undergoing reform in response to the College’s strategic plan 2021-24 which places an emphasis on positioning for student recruitment from London and internationally. Projects underway include the contracting of Study Group to run Agent based recruitment for the College, the development of a new admissions system to radically improve service to applicants, and the strengthening of digital techniques for marketing.

The appointed Director will lead the directorate to embed these changes and start new initiatives relevant to the strategic goals of the College. Candidates will need to demonstrate an understanding of modern marketing and communications, leadership ability to engage a substantial team through a time of change and the ability to work with the academic leadership of the University to align the Directorate with the agenda of the College. Experience of creating productive working relationships with senior executives and the governing body is important.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London. 

Interviews will be held on campus on 17th March and 23rd March 2023. For more information about the role please contact Professor Ken Badcock (

To view further details of this post please see attached the candidate pack. For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Please quote the reference: 1222-565

Closing Date:   23:59, 17/02/2023

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