Content Officer Ref 10121

School/department: School of Media, Arts and Humanities
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Fixed term until December 2024
Reference: 10121
Salary: Starting at £27,131 to £31,411 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 17 November 2022
Closing date: 07 December 2022.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: ASAP
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

The Content Officer is a new post created within the Communications team to shape and drive forward the School’s web-based content and digital presence, ensuring the right tone of voice, brand look, feel and messaging.

Working closely with colleagues from across the School and University, the Content Officer will proactively develop content and present it in an engaging way appropriate to the intended channel.

The Content Officer will have good knowledge and a passion for generating content, playing a key role in delivering vibrant and relevant content for the School website, social media, newsletters and digital channels. They will drive our online presence, increase awareness and understanding of the School through engaging with target audiences to achieve objectives.

Please contact Phil Stentiford – for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 10121 [PDF 124.50KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] 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 in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) 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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