Assistant Manager Marketing – UK Qualifications - Colombo, Sri Lanka
South Asia
Country / Territory
Sri Lanka
English & Exams
Job Category
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade H
Vacancy Description
Indefinite contract / Sri Lankan citizen or in possession of a valid work visa to work in Sri Lanka / Under our Child Protection agenda, the post-holder is required to obtain a Police Report, Medical report, three reference checks and three forms of ID and original qualifications prior to appointment.

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.


In Sri Lanka, British Council is a vibrant operation delivering a high impact portfolio of projects under the larger English and Education program. Additionally we have approximately 25,000 members in our libraries, the largest membership in the British Council global network and run two of the largest British Council Teaching Centres and Exams operations in the world.


Marketing at the British Council is a strategic function which drives awareness, understanding and engagement with us across our diverse audiences. We use insight, knowledge and analysis of our market and our customers to engage them with the British Council’s international cultural relations mission, our products and services in the most impactful and effective way. We lead the development of our brand and use our expertise to tell inspiring stories to enhance our global reputation, build lifelong relationships, engage our staff and prove the impact of what we do.


The overall purpose of this role is to support the Marketing Manager in the execution and implementation of the country marketing strategy for Exams and plans for the country, ensuring alignment to the regional and global marketing strategy and brand, and to work in partnership with SBUs to ensure that country marketing programmes enable required business targets.


We are looking for an energetic team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills.


Refer to the role profile below for further details.

·         Start date : February 2019
·         Closing date : Thursday 17 January 2019
·         Role profile
·         British Council Behaviours
·         British Council Core Skills

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and child protection. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. We work to ensure that people are not unjustifiably discriminated against on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion or belief, sexual orientation or any other irrelevant grounds.