Commercial Director

Bath, Somerset (GB)
06 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
29 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

University of Bath – Commercial Director 

Ranked 5th in the UK’s universities and colleges by the Guardian University Guide 2018 and placed 12th for research excellence, the University of Bath is one of the UK’s leading universities with an international reputation for the quality of our research and teaching. Overlooking the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath, it offers a welcoming, supportive and inspiring environment to work and to live. 

In the University’s 50th year, we launched a new strategy. Central to delivering this strategy, the new role of Commercial Director will be responsible for leading the development of the University’s commercial services, driving value and income for the University which supports its academic vision and strategic objectives. Reporting to the Vice Chancellor with direct management responsibility for accommodation, hospitality and security and executive education, the Commercial Director will shape and drive the University’s commercial strategy to maximise the year-round returns from the University’s physical assets and its commercially traded services.  

As a senior member of the executive team, the successful candidate will have a major contribution to make at a strategic and corporate level to the future development of the University. You will bring will bring a substantial track record of leading commercial services, delivering income growth and diversification, and experience of leading digital sales strategies. Through your leadership, energy and experience, you will foster an entrepreneurial and innovative approach to the development of commercial relationships across our internal and external stakeholder community. 

For more information on this post, please visit For a confidential discussion, please contact the University’s appointed advisors at Anderson Quigley: Elliott Rae on +44 (0)7584 078 534 or Ed Pritchard on +44 (0)7980 817 927.

The deadline for applications is noon on 29th September 2017.  

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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