University of Leicester appoints Chief Marketing and Engagement Officer
Posted 9th January 2023
Following a national search and selection campaign by Dixon Walter, The University of Leicester is delighted to announce the appointment of Angelina Bingley to the position of Chief Marketing and Engagement Officer. Currently the Director of Admissions, Recruitment and Marketing at the University of East Anglia (UEA), Angelina will join the University on Tuesday 21 February to lead the External Relations Division.
At UEA Angelina oversees branding, marketing, communications, media relations, crisis communications, reputation management, global and UK recruitment, corporate events and admissions, leading a team of over 200 and providing strategic leadership, vision and expertise to enable UEA to deliver its objectives.
Angelina brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role, with a strong background in marketing and communications, working for many years as a consultant in the private sector for FTSE 100 companies before moving into Higher Education. First at the University of Southampton where Angelina headed up strategic marketing, and for the last nine years in her director role at UEA. Angelina is also Vice-Chair of the Universities Marketing Forum and Chairperson of Norwich Rebels Touch Rugby team where she champions diversity and inclusion in the sport.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Professional Services, Kerry Law said: “I am delighted to welcome Angelina to the University. Angelina brings significant higher education experience and will be a key player in driving and delivering our marketing, recruitment and external engagement ambition here at Leicester. I very much look forward to working with her.”
Angelina said: “The University of Leicester is an exceptional institution that is making real world change on the global issues facing us today. It is a great privilege to be joining Leicester at such an exciting time with its new strategy taking it into its second century. I am thrilled to be taking on the leadership of the incredibly talented External Relations Division as we continue on our journey to be a truly global university.”
Everyone at Dixon Walter wishes Angelina every success in the new role – we know you’ll smash it!!!
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Emma Wilkins of Dixon Walter, led the recruitment campaign for this key appointment. It follows successful academic leadership appointments elsewhere for the University. Emma has taken much time to understand the institution and provide key advice on how to market the opportunities to ensure the best talent is found.
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