Marketing and External Communications Project Manager

  • Contract type - 6 month contract 
  • Salary range - Salary Scale: £34,728 - £38,890 (actual salary- £10,418 - £11,667)
  • Location - Connell Co-op College, Greater Manchester
  • Closing date - December 3, 2021

Start date: By agreement, December 2021 ideally 

Terms: 6 month contract 

Hours: 3 days per week (or equivalent of) with flexible working hours/days available  Salary Scale: £34,728 – £38,890. 

The role is a part-time, 6 month contract, you will be paid £10,418 – £11,667 for 6 months work.  This is the equivalent of a part-time 12 month salary of £20,836 – £23,334. 

(A flexible attitude to working hours is necessary as the post holder will be required to work  outside normal working hours when work necessitates it and for events such as open  evenings) 

As we expand to meet growing local demand for sixth form places, we’re recruiting a Marketing and  External Communications Project Manager to plan, manage and deliver a new approach. You will  have excellent communication skills and thrive on leading the development and delivery of a new  strategy. The opportunity may be extended beyond the initial term based on meeting agreed KPIs to  be discussed as part of the interview and selection process based on the skills and experiences of the  applicant or can be treated as a short term contract. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to lead a large organisation – working  with our partners at Co-op, Manchester City F.C and City in the Community. 

In return an excellent career and professional development offer is at the heart of the College’s  commitment to you. In addition you will have the opportunity to link with other Co-op Academies  across the North West and within the Central Trust’s Marketing, Brand and Communications team.  Our core co-operative values define us.

Every member of staff follows our ‘Ways of Being’;  

  • Do what matters most • Be yourself, always • Show you care • Succeed together.

Employee benefits include: 

  • Local government pension scheme 
  • Co-operative flexible benefits, including cycle to work 
  • Co-operative credit union 
  • Health-care cash-back scheme 
  • Season ticket & rental deposit loans 
  • Discount on various Co-op branded products 

Connell Co-op College staff have the rare opportunity to be a catalyst for social change by  transforming the lives of the young people in the communities that we serve. If you share our belief  that poverty and deprivation should never limit the quality of a young person’s educational experience  or their levels of achievement, then we would love to hear from you. 

Find out more about us on our website.

Completed applications should be returned via email to:

Chris Butterfield, PA to the Head of College:

The closing date for applications is: Friday 3rd December at noon


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