Marketing Officer (Digital) Ref: 9654

School/department:  Division of Communications Marketing and Advancement
Hours: Full time 36.5 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: 9654
Salary: starting at £27,131 to £31,411 per annum
Placed on:  21 December 2022
Closing date:  26 January 2023. 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 for a highly organised team player, with proven experience of working in marketing to join our team.

You’ll supporting the planning and delivery of effective digital marketing campaigns, that will recruit the best students for the University of Sussex. From your previous experience,

you will have a solid understanding of the digital landscape and of developing content for digital campaigns. A keen eye for detail is also essential to help deliver high quality marketing activity and to manage budgets.

This varied and interesting role supports the work of a Marketing Manager (Digital) and other members of the Marketing team. You’ll be involved in delivering market and competitor reviews, evaluating campaigns, content creation and copy writing, CRM communications, running digital and social media campaigns and updating market insight documents to inform marketing planning and development.

The Marketing team is responsible for developing strategy and implementing marketing plans to meet the University’s student recruitment targets.

We’re a friendly team with a positive approach to work and training. You’ll work alongside experienced managers 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, external agencies and suppliers, including digital marketing agencies, design agencies, UCAS 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 John Haywood, Marketing Manager ( ) 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 9654 [PDF 123.87KB]

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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