Marketing Officer (Overarching) Ref 10382

School/department:  Division of Communications, Marketing and Advancement
Hours: Part Time (21.9 hours per week) Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). Hybrid working 50:50 working from office and home.
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 10382
Salary: starting at £27,131 to £31,411 per annum
Placed on: 05 January 2023
Closing date: 02 February 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of this date.
Expected Interview date: to be confirmed
Expected start date: to be confirmed


Job description

A fantastic opportunity for a highly organised team player, with proven experience of working in marketing to join our team.

You’ll support the planning and delivery of effective marketing campaigns to recruit the best students for the University of Sussex. From your previous experience, you will have a solid understanding of the principles of marketing, of supporting the delivery of marketing plans and in developing content for digital and offline campaigns. A keen eye for detail is essential to help deliver accurate, high quality marketing activity and to manage the team’s budgets.

This varied and interesting role supports the work of a Marketing Manager (Overarching and Brand) and other members of the Marketing team. You’ll be involved in the onward development of the University of Sussex brand and in the creative development of new student recruitment campaigns.  You’ll be supporting the delivery of high-profile out-of-home and digital awareness campaigns as well as delivering market and competitor reviews, evaluating the results of campaigns, creating engaging content and writing copy. 

 The Marketing team is responsible for developing strategy and implementing marketing plans to meet the University’s student recruitment targets. We’re a friendly, supportive team with a positive approach to work and training. You’ll work alongside experienced managers and other Marketing Officers and benefit from opportunities to develop transferrable skills and deepen your marketing knowledge.

Key internal working relationships include:
Marketing Managers and Officers, Associate Director of Strategic Marketing, Market Research Manager, CRM Manager, Digital Analyst, the UK Recruitment Team, International Officers and Web and Prospectus Teams.

In addition, you’ll be working with external agencies and suppliers, including out-of-home and digital marketing agencies, brand consultants, marketing and design agencies and other third-party suppliers.The Marketing Team is comprised of 20 staff with expertise in CRM, Market Research, Digital and Brand Marketing and Marketing planning and delivery.  

Please contact Maxine Angel, Marketing Manager (m.m.angel@sussex.ac.uk  ) 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 10382 [PDF 123.87KB]

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

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

  • This role may be eligible for sponsorship. For a job to be eligible for sponsorship it needs to be assigned an eligible SOC code & meet minimum salary requirements and be full time. Please contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk so they can check if this role can be assigned to an eligible SOC code and meets the minimum salary requirements. You can also consult our Skilled Worker Visa Information page for further information.

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.


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