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Director of Marketing, Recruitment, Communications and Global

Jane Chafer

Jane has had an extensive and varied marketing and communications career in mining, confectionery, telecoms and now higher education. In February 2014 Jane joined the Executive team at the University of Exeter, following senior communication and marketing roles at both Sheffield and Plymouth Universities.  A Chartered Marketer and Fellow of the Charted Institute of Marketing, in 2019, selected by the CASE Board of Trustees, Jane became a member of the CASE Commission on Communications and Marketing.

The role at Exeter is interesting and diverse, having responsibility for the successful delivery of the institution’s communications, marketing, student recruitment and global strategy. Leading a team of over 260 colleagues, Jane has initiated a number of projects to put Exeter firmly on the map as a world class university. Within the last two years, Jane’s role has expanded to include the portfolio of Global Exeter, overseeing International Student Recruitment and global partnership opportunities. 

Out of work Jane enjoys skiing and sailing and following Plymouth Argyle Football Club where she sits on the board as a Non-Executive Director.