Business Support and Communications

Do you have strong written skills? Are you confident with technology and able to implement new systems?   Do you have an interest in digital marketing, PR, event management, sponsorship, and print campaigns? If so, please read on...

An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced business professional to join a well-established, family-run children’s nursery to deliver their business and communications strategy.

This is a varied role which offers a chance to work across multiple disaplines and play an important role. 

About Playschool Nursery

Playschool Nursery is an independent nursery serving the local communities in Harpenden, St.

Albans and Welwyn Garden City.

The nursery’s success as a business is down to their wonderful team.

By joining them, you will be joining the Playschool Nursery family.

Their ethos is all about encouraging learning and development for children - and the same goes for staff.

They will actively support your professional career development - their growth as a business is driven by your growth as a person.

They celebrate success, have fun and love to recognise those who go above and beyond.

This could be your perfect role if you are:


  • Ready to take charge and deliver on a number of business projects running concurrently - from creating the plans to executing and managing their performance, you will be the captain and the crew!
  • Have high emotional intelligence - you have genuine empathy for others and can quickly get what makes our parents and staff tick so that you can maximise the impact of your communications.
  • Passionate about generating leads through creating and implementing effective and efficient local marketing campaigns.
  • Aligned to Playschool’s vision of striving for excellence and inspiring everyone to flourish and be life-long learners.

    You will also share our values of being Passionate, Professional, Committed, Caring, Honest and Collaborative.
  • In the habit of overachievement - you have a “never quit” attitude, and overachieve against targets, regardless of the obstacles being faced.
  • Grounded in data – you leverage and can communicate using data to improve core KPI’s that help drive Playschool Nursery’s strategic “plays”.
  • Of sound judgement - especially when tasked with difficult decisions, you are a person who exudes good judgement in decision making.

Qualifications

· A Level English or equivalent is required.

Skills & Experience

To be a successful candidate you will:


  • Have strong writing skills with faultless spelling and grammar.

    Experience of working in a communications function or a writing-based discipline would be an advantage.
  • Have an interest in digital marketing campaigns, PR, event management, sponsorship, and print campaigns.
  • Be a great self-manager with excellent time management and organisation skills.
  • Be confident communicating with prospects, parents, and staff by phone, face-to-face and in writing.
  • Have excellent analytical skills and a high degree of business acumen.
  • Have experience of analysing internal and external customer data and providing insights and recommendations for further business enhancements.
  • Have the ability to handle concurrent projects with high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Have good knowledge of business processes and be able to identify and assess options for both technical and business suitability, ensuring the solutions recommended provide the highest benefits.
  • Be flexible to support the business in cross-functional projects to drive the business forward.

How to Apply

If this sounds like the right next opportunity for you, please apply by submitting a copy of your CV.

NB: Children’s nursery care is highly regulated sector, and you will be required to obsessively follow company processes, policies, and procedures to ensure our children’s safety and security.

As you might expect, a DBS check will be a compulsory part of the selection process.



  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £22k - 25k per year + pro rata
  • Location: Welwyn Garden City
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: PR
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: PSN12
  • Posted: 2021-10-06 08:54:01 -

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