An Independent, Christian day school situated in Melrose, Johannesburg, Kingsmead provides an excellent, all-rounded education to girls from Grade 000 to Matric.

Kingsmead seeks to employ the following enthusiastic, innovative and highly qualified


JUNE 2024

The responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • The overall marketing strategy of the school in line with the school’s strategy and ethos
  • Consistency of the Kingsmead College brand and corporate identity
  • Oversee the content and design of all promotional marketing materials
  • Oversee the content creation and management of the school’s social media pages
  • The overall communication strategy of the school, ensuring effective communication to all stakeholders
  • Co-ordinate and oversee the marketing campaigns and events with the team (including Open Days, the Kingsmead Book Fair, Goodwill Day and others)
  • Oversee the team including the admissions officer, the advancement officer and the social media officer
  • Oversee all graphic design and promotional material
  • Proofread and edit communications, particularly external communications
  • Work with the POPIA officer to ensure compliance
  • Oversee the school magazine – planning, design and layout
  • Work with the PTA on events
  • Plan and control the marketing budget
  • Work with outside service providers to produce marketing material and maintain marketing platforms
  • Produce reports for Council
  • Conduct market research to identify emerging trends, competitive insights, and opportunities

Personal Competencies:

  • A degree in marketing or communications
  • At least five years’ experience in a similar position
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English
  • Ability to build relationships with the team and with various stakeholders
  • Knowledge of social media platforms and website maintenance
  • Availability to attend various functions and events
  • Skilled in design and various programmes – Adobe Creative Suite (particularly InDesign, Illustrator and Adobe Acrobat), Microsoft Office Suite, and Canva.

If you meet the above criteria, please email a curriculum vitae with a covering letter and two contactable referees to Ms Palmer lpalmer@kingsmead.co.za and state on the subject line HEAD OF MARKETING by no later than 16 April 2024.

Kingsmead is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We reserve the right not to fill this post. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Candidates may assume that their application has been unsuccessful if they have not been contacted by Kingsmead College by 23 April 2024.

POPIA Disclaimer: Your CV and personal information will be used solely for the purposes and processes associated with this application and this data could be used for statutory reporting. The submission of your CV confirms your consent to this. We hereby confirm that we will ensure that your data is protected.

Closing Date
Melrose, Johannesburg, South Africa
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