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Head of Commercial Development : HF784

An outstanding opportunity to apply your skills and experience in customer insight and engagement to a new, high-profile role in the education sector.

Founded in 1928, Bryanston School ( is an outstanding co-educational independent school providing boarding and day education to children between the ages of 3 and 18.

Based around the three values of Creative Learning, Individual Spirit and Unbounded Thinking, the School nurtures the talents of every pupil, encouraging them to think independently, be self-reliant, and explore new interests.

With around 800 students, Bryanston is incorporated as an educational charity with a fourteen-strong Council of Governors and an Executive Committee of seven mandated to safeguard the future viability of the School. The c.£25m total annual income is derived from fees and commercial revenue. A recent strategic review has resulted in the creation of this new role to increase commercial revenue for future investment into the education of current and future pupils.

The Role

  • Design and implement the commercial strategy for the school, and influence all internal stakeholders to support a commercial development ethos.
  • Leverage the superb physical and intellectual assets of the school to generate revenue.
  • Provide an outstanding customer experience and build strong relationships with partners, sponsors and customers.
  • Work alongside the marketing team and others to promote the products and services on offer to the right target audiences.

The Candidate

  • A proven track record of initiating and delivering commercial strategies focused on the customer experience, resulting in demonstrable improvements in revenue.
  • Strong leadership experience for commercial functions as part of multi-disciplinary teams.
  • An excellent influencer with extensive stakeholder management expertise.
  • A strong ethos of working in teams.
  • A relevant degree or professional qualification. 


£70K plus benefits

For further information please contact Phil de Glanville at

To apply – see below, please email your CV and covering letter to quoting reference HF784 and giving full salary details.


Phil de Glanville


Phil de Glanville