Marketing Officer - China

Closing date: 12pm Monday 25 September 2017

Interview date: Friday 13 October 2017

Salary: £28,102 - £31,102 per annum

Job ref no: 603-17

Location: Royal College of Music, London, UK

Founded in 1882, the Royal College of Music (RCM) is a world-leading music conservatoire with a prestigious history and contemporary outlook. Our 800 undergraduate and postgraduate students come from over 60 countries and are taught in a dynamic environment, leaving the RCM to become the outstanding performers, conductors and composers of the future. The RCM was named top institution for performing arts in the UK and Europe and second in the world in the 2017 QS World University Rankings.

We are seeking a Marketing Officer to join the RCM’s busy Marketing and Communications Department and support exciting new initiatives and partnerships in China. This dynamic new role will focus on:

  • ensuring the RCM brand is powerfully and correctly represented across all communications created for the Chinese market by the RCM and our Chinese partners
  • raising the profile of the RCM in China
  • creating exciting and dynamic content across all communication channels to support the recruitment of high-quality musicians from China to our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes

The successful candidate will be fluent in spoken mandarin and English with excellent writing skills in both English and simplified Chinese. They will be knowledgeable about higher education in the UK and China, have a good understanding of classical music and the conservatoire sector and have extensive experience using Chinese digital and social media channels.

Applicants must be educated to degree level, a marketing qualification is desirable but not essential.

The RCM may consider acting as a Tier 2 sponsor for Tier 4 visa holders who meet the eligibility requirements to switch into this category.

To apply:

Please complete our Application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form (available to download further down this page) and submit before the closing deadline. 

Please ensure that you include the Job Reference Number (603-17) when submitting your application. CVs without an application form will not be accepted.

For further details of this position please see the Job Description and Further Particulars documents:

Job Description

Further Particulars


Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form

Completed forms should be returned by post or email to Isabella Enstrom, HR Assistant:

Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS

020 7591 4784

If you are applying by email, please state clearly in the subject line the title of the post for which you are applying. If you are submitting your application by post, please enclose two copies of your completed form.

The Royal College of Music is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

If you need to receive this documentation in a different format due to a disability, please contact Isabella Enstrom to discuss your requirements.

All applicants must be permitted to work in the UK and hold a relevant work permit where necessary.

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