Marketing Officer

School/department: Student Recruitment and Marketing 
Hours: Full time 
Contract: Fixed term up to 12 months 
Reference: 2472 
Salary: Starting at £24,983 and rising to £28,936 per annum
Placed on: 13 September 2017 
Closing date: 4 October 2017.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: 18 October 2017 
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

A fantastic opportunity for a highly organised team player, with proven experience of working in marketing to join our team.

You’ll deliver effective marketing campaigns, that will recruit the best students for the University of Sussex. You’ll have excellent client and customer service skills and a good understanding of how different media channels can be used for marketing purposes. A keen eye for detail is also essential to help deliver high quality marketing activity.

This varied and interesting role supports the work of Marketing Managers and other members of the Marketing team. You’ll be involved in delivering market and competitor reviews, evaluating campaigns, content creation and copy writing, CRM communications, running digital and social media campaigns and updating market insight documents to inform marketing planning and development.

The Marketing team is responsible for developing strategy and implementing marketing plans the University. The team delivers five key functions to support recruitment: brand level University marketing, academic school and department marketing, market research, social media and CRM. 

We’re a friendly team with a positive approach to work and training. You’ll work alongside experienced managers and benefit from opportunities to take develop transferrable skills and deepen your marketing knowledge. You will be joining us at an exciting time for Sussex. We are a top 20 UK university, have just rolled out a new brand, and are attracting large numbers of applicants and students from across the globe.

Download job description and person specification Ref 2472 [PDF 114.84KB]

How to apply

Download our non-academic application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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