Director of Sales and Marketing (Apprenticeships), Joint Venture

Bournemouth & Poole College and Brockenhurst College: Joint Venture

Salary - Competitive Closing date - Sunday 18 June 2017

Director of Sales and Marketing (Apprenticeships)
Hampshire / Dorset
Competitive salary

Bournemouth & Poole College and Brockenhurst College are both highly successful education and skills providers, recognised for their high quality education provision, innovative practice and entrepreneurial cultures. The colleges have enjoyed a strong collaborative relationship with each other over many years, including a jointly owned shared services company since 2013, and are now establishing a joint apprenticeship venture with the aim of becoming the market leader for employer facing provision in Hampshire and Dorset.

Through our joint venture we will develop, market and deliver comprehensive, end to end training solutions for businesses, customised to suit the needs of individual employers and delivered in a creative, vibrant manner.

We are seeking an inspirational leader who will create sales and marketing strategies with real impact to establish us as the first choice provider within the region. Through cultivating a strong external profile and leading on strategic business development, the Director of Sales and Marketing will grow market share in apprenticeships, increase income and foster a reputation of excellence. The new post holder will also provide senior and strategic interaction between the sales element of the new joint venture and the physical delivery of its apprenticeship standards and frameworks.

The successful candidate will have senior leadership experience in sales and marketing, preferably within an education and skills provider, with a successful track record of leading significant business growth and developing new markets. Extensive, in-depth experience of apprenticeships, with a robust knowledge of current developments including the Levy and reforms, is essential.

This newly created post offers an exciting opportunity to not only ensure the success of our new joint venture, but also to develop your own career and take on additional strategic responsibilities as we grow and flourish.

For an informal discussion abut the post please contact Bernie Cullen on 0207 034 2631 or email

Closing date for applications is Sunday 18 June 2017

First round interviews will take place via video conference on Wednesday 28 June 2017

Final interviews and assessment activities will be held on Wednesday 5 July 2017



Bournemouth & Poole College and Brockenhurst College: Joint Venture


Hampshire / Dorset



Date Posted
15 May 2017
Close Date
18 Jun 2017




In order to be considered for this role, please send the following documents by email to

  • Your CV
  • An accompanying personal statement: Please tell us how your knowledge, experience, skills and attributes meet the requirements described in the person specification.  Please refer to the person specification to answer this question. Please provide examples where possible, with details of outcomes and impacts to support your application. In addition, please advise your motivation for applying for this post.
  • A completed Additional Information & Equalities Monitoring Form

All applications must be received by Sunday 18 June 2017.

Information relating to the Post:

Job Description and Person Specification

Apprenticeship Project Vision

Bournemouth and Poole College General Information:

Bournemouth & Poole College Apprenticeship Guide

Bournemouth & Poole College Student First Strategy

Bournemouth & Poole College Annual Report & Financial Statements

Bournemouth & Poole College Financial Statements

Bournemouth & Poole College Ofsted Report

Brockenhurst College General Information:

Brockenhurst College Apprenticeship Guide

Brockenhurst College Strategic Plan 2016-2019

Brockenhurst College Annual Report

Brockenhurst College Ofsted Report

Links for Further Information:

Bournemouth & Poole College Website

Visit Dorset

Dorset Council

Brockenhurst College Website

Visit Hampshire

Hampshire Council

AoC Create Website