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SALARY: £25,000 pro rota

JOB TYPE: Permanent, Term Time

HOURS: 25, to be worked over 5 days. Working 36 weeks.

LOCATION: Stevenage and other NHC sites

We’re looking for a Community Engagement Executive to join our small but dynamic Marketing and Communications team to reach new audiences and ensure the marketing and student recruitment activity for the Group is creative, impactful and effective.


What can you bring to the role?

  • We want creativity! We’re looking to showcase our exciting and inspiring education offer for students aged 16+ and to think creatively about how we can engage young people in schools in activities in college and in schools to highlight this.
  • We want someone who can bring the college experience to life, working with curriculum teams, schools and the local community to showcase our offers in inventive and inspiring ways.
  • This role will allow the Marketing team to support, engage and develop relationships with our biggest audience – local schools. We want you to be proactive and build on existing working partnerships through your creative thinking and flair.

If you enjoy working with young people and can unlock their interests and help them realise their potential through education and training, this role is for you.


Working within the Marketing and Communications team, you will manage the schools portfolio by developing, building and enhancing relationships with our key feeder schools. We’re looking to create an exciting and engaging marketing strategy with schools that ensures young people are enthused to join us for their future education. You’ll be part of a small, supportive and highly-effective team, working collaboratively to develop new ideas, campaigns and projects. Creativity and enthusiasm are key to this role, combined with a good sense of humour and a strong work ethic.


  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Participation in the Group’s performance related pay scheme.
  • For a full outline of benefits, click here



  • It’s all about the team here. We are a small, but effective, Marketing and Communications team and we support each other through every challenge and success! The successful candidate needs to be a team player.
  • Be creative! We want to see your vision, ideas and enthusiasm for the role, and we encourage every member of the team to play a part in our projects.
  • Communication skills are critical to this role. We need you to be confident in your communication with internal and external customers, with customer service at the heart of everything you do.
  • Experience of internal and external event management is desirable. We’re looking for your ability to organise and collate different groups from within the NHC community to attend or contribute to a range of different college events.
  • Good attitude and approach to work. The work in this team will be varied and we are looking for someone who has a solid work ethic and isn’t afraid to get stuck in.
  • Understanding the audience. You’ll be working with a range of audiences in this role so utilising data and contacts to understand your audience is key.
  • Excellent IT Skills, including Microsoft office and Teams, and some knowledge of website management would be desirable
  • Marketing experience, either from work or degree-level qualification would be ideal but not essential.


  • Increase engagement with prospective students, reaching a wider audience and providing exciting opportunities to increase marketing in our recruitment area.
  • Build, develop and manage relationships with top 10 feeder schools
  • Coordinate in-college events and expand offer to create engaging activities on-site
  • Lead schools engagement activities as the main contact for school enquiries and coordinator of attendance at schools’ careers events, assemblies and talks
  • Manage, plan and deliver regular correspondence with schools
  • Build engagement with multiple year groups in schools, to begin discussions of college with students from early secondary school age.
  • Utilise existing data to enhance communications with schools and create a clear pathway which highlights the move from school to college through to career success.



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    The Hart Learning Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, as our posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. It is also an offence to apply for a role if you have been barred from working with children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you have been shortlisted for a role and are within the guidelines of KCSIE, an online search will be carried out to identify any incidents or issues that have happened and are publicly available online. If any incidents or issues are identified, the Group might want to explore these with you at the interview. As part of the recruitment process, you will need to provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

    Details of our Safeguarding policy can be found in this link – Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

    To view our fair recruitment forms, please click here for equality and diversity declaration.

    Please note these vacancies may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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    “There is a great culture at NHC and the team is wonderfully helpful and supportive. I feel valued here. I also feel like I find myself in the classroom, and that I can pass my knowledge on to my students and know that I can make an impact on their lives.”

    Hafssa Izma - Child Development Studies and Health & Social Care Tutor