Director of Marketing and Admissions


7th February 2022

(Ref S210)

Full-time, permanent

Job Overview

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the next stage in UCB’s marketing and student recruitment plans. We are looking for an experienced marketing professional with the ambition and drive to develop our marketing, student recruitment and admissions activities to reach stretching targets.

This is an exciting time to join UCB. You will have the opportunity to shape our marketing and recruitment strategy as we increase our course portfolio, having a significant impact across the institution. You will be reporting to a Pro Vice-Chancellor, and leading a committed team of marketing, admissions and recruitment professionals. You will work closely with colleagues in the international team, and with academic staff across the University.

UCB is an ambitious and fast-moving institution with a long history, and a fantastic reputation for vocationally-focused education. We are proud of our incredibly diverse student body, and of our unique blend of FE and HE provision.  We are looking for someone who can make the most of our existing reputation, and the opportunities that our new partnership with the University of Warwick, and our new course developments, provide for promoting what we offer to our audiences.

You will have substantial experience of working in marketing and student recruitment, with a track record of success.  You will have a hands-on approach to your work, and the skills to manage a busy and varied workload. Most importantly, you will have a strong sense of UCB’s potential, and the ideas and experience to make it happen.

For an informal conversation about the role, contact Alice Wilby, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Access, Participation and Student Experience) via Nicola Baker on


  • 50 days’ paid leave per year (38 days’ annual leave, plus 12 bank holiday and concessionary days)
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Excellent staff development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice car leasing, tech and cycle schemes

Closing date: Monday 7 February 2022 at midday 

Interview date TBC

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Standard Information: UCB is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education.

Unless stated otherwise, all roles at UCB will be based on-site at one of our Birmingham City Centre campus buildings. This is a not a remote role.