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About the Society

The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) is a registered educational charity and membership association. Our mission is to educate the public in the art of dancing in all its forms: to promote knowledge of dance; provide up-to-date techniques for members and maintain and improve teaching standards.

With approximately 6,000 members in over 55 countries worldwide, the Society conducts over 120,000 examinations each year. We were recently listed by Ofqual as one of the top 20 largest awarding organisations in England and in the top 5 for delivery of performing arts examinations.

The Society aspires to be a world leader in dance education, setting the benchmark for best practice through our extensive syllabi and teacher training. We are committed to becoming a dynamic, future-focused organisation that promotes the social, cultural, physical and educational benefits of dance for all.

Summary of the role

We are seeking a dynamic, personable, and proactive marketing executive to support the marketing team. Reporting to the Marketing Campaign Manager, you’ll get hands-on experience in all aspects of marketing to deliver successful multi-channel campaigns that engage our target audiences and deliver our strategic aims.

You’ll be working across all channels – social media (paid and organic), website, emails, blogs, press releases and printed collateral.

While there will be a strong support network in place for you, this is an autonomous, fast-paced and varied role that will require exceptional multi-tasking and prioritising ability in order to be successful.

How to apply

To apply, please send a letter of application and CV to The letter of application should summarise what you are able to bring to the role and how you meet the person specification. The successful candidates will also be required to provide details for two recent references that can evidence skills and suitability to carry out this role, (whether in an employed or voluntary capacity).

Applications close: Friday 5 August 2022
Interviews: w/c Monday 15 August 2022
Start date:  Monday 1 September 2022 (earliest - flexible dependent on notice period)

Please download the full job specification and our recruitment pack below