Digital Analyst Ref 0297

School/department: External Relations
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1 FTE. Usual working hours Monday – Friday 9am - 5.30pm. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 0297
Salary: Starting at £33,199 rising to £39,609 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 16 January 2019
Closing date: 18 February 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date:

Job description

We want someone who has a passion for data, can spot new opportunities through data analysis, have a good understanding of SEO, and will help embed an evidence-based culture across the University.

If you’re highly organised, have a proven track record of developing analysis-based strategy, and have a passion for and knowledge of digital, we want you to join our team.

Your role will be all about diving deep into the data and knowing where the information is telling us to realign, rethink or repeat strategies.

You will work closely with the User Experience Manager as we push forward with exciting digital redevelopment projects and our Digital Content Manager to optimise the performance of our digital content, including SEO.

You will also support our Marketing and CRM teams to take our campaign activity to the next level. In addition, you will need excellent client and customer service skills, working as you will alongside our 11 Academic Schools and Professional Services.

You will be expected to benchmark performance, establish measurable KPIs, and embed best practice around the use of data and analytics to drive the business forward.

This is an exciting time to join the Digital and Creative Media Team within the External Relations Division at Sussex. The University has recently launched a new strategy Sussex 2025 which reimagines the pioneering spirit of the original purpose of the University but does so for a new time and a new generation.

The Digital Analyst role is pivotal to this, and will be expected to provide detailed knowledge of the changing nature of digital engagement and of our competitors, as well as delivering comprehensive evaluation of our metrics to refine our activities.

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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.

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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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