Head of the Marketing Department

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7152108 (Ref.No. BUSMK1002)
Posted: June 6, 2023

Job Description

Leeds University Business School is one of the most highly regarded UK Business Schools recognised for excellence in research and education. We are looking for an experienced academic who can provide the vision and leadership necessary to manage a programme of strategic development in the Marketing Department. As the Head of Department, you will create a culture in which people are inspired, motivated and developed to achieve their full potential and lead the department to deliver world-leading research and an exceptional student experience in an international and interdisciplinary context. 

You will lead and manage the Marketing Department, maximising strategic opportunities arising from the changing landscape of higher education and the University’s strategic plan, whilst leading and delivering excellence in research and education.

You will be an active member of the University’s Leadership Forum and the Faculty Executive Group, promoting a coordinated approach to delivering innovative strategic academic development. You will be taking on a significant and complex leadership role in the Faculty and must be able to lead with a clear vision, engaging others across the Department, Faculty and University.

You will have the leadership skills, ambition and creativity to take forward the development and delivery of the School’s academic strategy and objectives. You will thrive on working collaboratively in a busy and dynamic environment to enhance the reputation of the School with a focus on quality and excellence.

Academic credibility is essential. You will have a sustained track record of excellence in research and/or student education, combined with excellent skills in team working and collaboration.

The appointment will be from January 2024.

Anticipated interview date: 18 or 19 July 2023.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Business
School/Institute:  Marketing Department
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 9 to Grade 10
Salary:  Competitive salary
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Monday 05 June 2023
Closing Date:  Sunday 02 July 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  BUSMK1002

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.