Market Research Officer Ref 10031

School/department: Marketing in the Division of Communication, Marketing and Advancement
Hours: Full or part-time hours up to a maximum of 36.5 hours. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). Hybrid working 50:50 working from office and home.
Contract: Fixed term until 31 January 2024
Reference: 10031
Salary: starting at £27,131, and rising to £31,411 per annum
Placed on: 09 November 2022
Closing date: 25 November 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: to be confirmed
Expected start date: to be confirmed

Job description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to be part of the large and vibrant Marketing team at the University of Sussex. We are recruiting a Market Research Officer to play a key role in the work of the Marketing team, as well as to support academics and colleagues across the University.  This varied and interesting role provides the opportunity to take an active role in collaborative work both within and outside of the department.

You’ll work with the Market Research Manager and Senior Market Research Manager to provide market insights through desk research and analysis, surveys and focus groups.   You’ll have opportunities to work on high-profile strategic research such as the Acceptor/Decliner survey, market and competitor reviews, and research to support the development of new courses.

The Marketing Team is comprised of staff with expertise in CRM, Market Research, Digital and Brand Marketing and Marketing planning and delivery.

We’re a friendly and professional team who aim to provide a high quality service to the Academic Schools of the University and other Professional Services.  You will be joining us at an exciting time for marketing in higher education and especially for the University.

 Please contact Rebecca Georgiou at 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 10031) (PDF 145.3KB)

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

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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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