Marketing Manager (Social Science Cluster) Ref: 6710

School/department:  Marketing in the Division of Communication, Marketing and Advancement
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1fte.Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). Hybrid working 50:50 working from office and home.
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 6710
Salary: starting at £34,304 to £40,927 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 15 September 2021
Closing date: 06 October 2021.   Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: TBC
Expected start date: ASAP


Job description

This vacancy is only open to those currently employed by the university.

Are you seeking to further your career in Marketing and PR in higher education?

The University of Sussex is seeking an accomplished and creative thinker to Marketing Manager to devise, implement and evaluate marketing and PR strategy and operational marketing plans to provide effective marketing support for the University of Sussex Social Science cluster of Schools (School of Global Studies, School of  Law, Politics and Sociology, School of Education and Social Work).

The post holder will be responsible to the Associate Director of Strategic Marketing for the delivery of agreed marketing objectives and will be line-managed by this post holder. He or she will line manage and direct the work of a Marketing Officer so that operational plans are implemented on time.

To join our existing Marketing team, we’re looking for a team player with marketing and PR management experience, excellent stakeholder management skills, with a digital first, evidence-led and customer journey focused approach to marketing. We’re looking for creative thinkers to make the most of our budgets.

Key working relationships include:

Head of Associate Director of Strategic Marketing, Senior Market Researcher, Marketing Managers, Head of UK Recruitment, Head of International Recruitment, Heads and Deans of Schools and other school staff, Head of Admissions, Alumni Relations as well as the Web Team Social Media Team, Media Relations and Prospectus Team. Director of Recruitment and Admissions and key School faculty recruitment leads (Course Convenors and Admissions Tutors).

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

This is an exciting time to join Sussex. We are a dynamic team, doing good and important work.

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 6710 [PDF 132.22KB]

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

"This role may be eligible for sponsorship. If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role please consult our Skilled Worker Visa information page for further information. If you want further advice on sponsorship eligibility please contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk 


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 profservicesrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs 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.


You might also be interested in: