Job title:  Marketing and Student Recruitment Manager

Location:  Richmond, London

Contract:  Full-time, 12 month fixed term contract

Salary:  £40,000 per annum


The Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION) is one of the UK’s longest established and the most respected higher education institution and thought-leader in nutritional therapy and lifestyle sciences.  This is an exciting time at the Institute as we look to grow and develop new programmes and awards.   

We are looking to recruit an experienced marketing professional to the role of Marketing and Student Recruitment Manager working across the Institute for all its courses and its products.  You will be responsible for the recruitment and conversion of home and international students, be accountable for marketing and communication output, and more broadly you will use your marketing and student recruitment expertise to oversee the marketing function, develop the skills of existing resources to deliver on the marketing and student recruitment strategy, advising senior leadership as necessary. 

At ION we aim to create a stimulating, challenging and rewarding learning experience, through sharing a unique fusion of education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students and staff to enrich our communities. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences to build our global learning community. 

A motivated and results driven individual, you must hold an honours degree or equivalent. You will have substantial marketing and/or student recruitment experience, including developing, implementing and evaluating marketing plans and activities. You will have excellent copywriting and communication skills, an eye for detail, experience of managing staff and organising events, and be committed to customer and service excellence.  You will be digitally savvy and make full benefit of, and further develop, the Institute’s new CRM system, recently developed website and existing social media platform and media outlets to help you reach goals and targets. 
You will play a key role in a dynamic Marketing and Student Recruitment team, managing several members and, working closely with colleagues across the Institute. 

In return we offer a competitive salary, a dynamic and inclusive work environment.  

This post is available initially as a fixed term role for 12 months. 

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Job description


Recruitment timeline: 

Applications close noon Monday 17th December 

Shortlisting Wednesday 19th December 

First interviews Monday 7th January 

Second interviews Thursday 10th January 

Employment start Monday 4th February (flexible for the right candidate)


How to apply

Please send your CV and a comprehensive covering letter to [email protected]


Committed to Equality and Diversity, The Institute for Optimum Nutrition is an independent educational charity. Registered company number 2724405, registered charity number 1013084.