Digital Content Officer Ref 9120

School/department: Digital and Creative Media – part of the division of Communications, Marketing and Advancement
Hours: full time or part time hours considered up to 36.5 hours per week.
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: permanent
Reference: 9120
Salary: starting at £27,131 to £31,411 per annum
Placed on: 19 July 2022
Closing date: 09 August 2022 Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

We’re looking for a highly organised team player with experience of delivering digital content and a panache for writing engaging copy.

It's the Digital Content Officer’s job to ensure that web content is easy to engage with, informative, accessible, visible in search engines, on-brand and portrays the vibrancy and core values of the University.

You will need a good understanding of how different digital assets can be used to best effect to make a compelling online offer that ensures an engaging user experience.

A keen eye for detail and experience in writing copy for the web, HTML and SEO are essential, as well as having knowledge of developing other digital assets to help deliver high quality digital content to further enhance the Sussex website and brand.

Please contact Adrian Imms, Head of Digital Content, 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 the full job description and person specification (reference number 9120) (PDF 195KB)

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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