Vacancies

MARKETING MANAGER

Founded in 1877, Durban Girls’ College is a leading independent girls’ school with a proud history and a strong Christian ethos that offers an innovative, forward looking and relevant education for girls from Grade 00 to Matric.

We are looking for an experienced Marketing manager to take our prestigious brand to new heights with innovative ideas and strategies.

The incumbent will be responsible for:

  • Planning, developing and implementing marketing strategies, marketing communication and public relation activities
  • Building brand awareness
  • Coordinating the appearance of all print and electronic materials
  • Leading projects as assigned, such as cause-related marketing and special events
  • All communication and relationship management with the various constituencies including the current community and prospective parents and girls
  • Control of the marketing budget
  • Market research when necessary to determine effectiveness of strategy and customer satisfaction

Requirements:

 

  • A well-presented, self-motivated individual interested in working in a highly competitive environment
  • Previous experience managing a budget
  • Previous experience writing press releases, making presentations and overseeing designs in print materials and publications
  • A person with integrity and empathy for young people who understands the Christian ethos of the school
  • Familiarity with local, national and international education markets and trends would be an advantage
  • A highly effective communicator
  • An ability to manage multiple projects at a time
  • Highly computer literate and an expert in internet and social media with a demonstrated track record
  • Business or Marketing degree would be an added advantage

 

The Headmaster seeks to appoint a suitable candidate effective from 1 August 2015.

A detailed CV, 3 references and a letter of motivation should be submitted by 25 May 2015 to: Headmaster, 586 Musgrave Road, Durban, 4001 or e-mailed to: applications@dgc.co.za

 

Durban Girls’ College is not an ordinary school. We are passionate about making a

difference in the lives of our girls both inside and outside of the classroom.

An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview and only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed.
College reserves the right not to fill this position.