Commercial Manager

Closing Date: 26 February 2024 Telephone: 01728 727 201
Salary: £34,000
Employment Term: Full TimePermanent

Framlingham College is a co-educational day and boarding school comprising of the Prep School in the stunning surroundings of Brandeston Hall, and the Senior School which is set in the beautiful market town of Framlingham, overlooking the Castle.


We wish to appoint an experienced and ambitious Commercial Manager to drive growth and realise the School’s commercial potential. The position will lead the College’s Commercial operations, with responsibility for developing and delivery commercial plans that generate essential non-school fee income (through the letting of school facilities, hospitality events and other opportunities).

The post holder will be accountable for financial management of the department, driving new revenue streams and meeting income targets, as well as day-to-day operations including maintaining and building excellent customer relations, refining process, policy and procedure, and coordination of the existing commercial calendar.

The Commercial Manager must have a strong business sense with both a sales and operations focus. The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate an innovative commercial mindset and strong financial awareness, coupled with exceptional attention to detail and excellent communication skills to develop positive, collaborative and productive relationships with key stakeholders.

The post is offered on a year-round basis. Core business hours are 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday, with the need to work flexibly and across non-core hours during peak commercial periods. The salary for the post is £34k.

We offer a supportive working environment, 33 days holiday (including bank holidays) and access to other benefits including contributory pension scheme. The College provides employees with free membership to the Sports Centre which includes access to the pool, gym and discounts to fitness classes, squash and tennis courts. Staff have access to free parking when onsite, an independent pensions advisor and a free lunch each day the kitchen is operational.

If you have a disability or long term illness that otherwise prevents you from meeting any of the essential criteria listed in the person specification, please contact us to discuss whether a reasonable adjustment can be made.

Closing date: Monday 26th February

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 4th March

Please submit an application following the link:

Framlingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service