Jana Smidkova

Director of Marketing, Communications and Customer Services

Jana joined City of Bristol College in 2016 and in her role she oversees all key aspects of a student’s journey from the point of enquiry through their progression, until they leave the College. This role encompasses all strategic components of student recruitment, communications, events, admissions, careers, library service, welfare and safeguarding. Jana also holds the position of Designated Safeguarding Lead and Careers Leader on behalf of the College. Prior to working at City of Bristol College, Jana worked as Marketing Manager at Bournville College, now a part of South and City College, Birmingham.

Marketer by background and qualified to CIM Level 7 in strategic marketing, Jana is enthusiastic about enabling students’ success and promoting the life changing opportunities that further education sector offers. In the city of Bristol, Jana works in collaboration with the Bristol Learning City communications team to develop opportunities linked to the City’s strategic objectives and those of the college. Jana is also a member of Bristol Women’s Commission, working in partnership to identify the key issues for women in Bristol and to produce an agreed Women’s Strategy for Bristol.