Marketing Officer for Schools x 2 Ref: 6711

School/department: Marketing in the Division of Communication, Marketing and Advancement
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).  We offer hybrid working which permits up to 50% of the role to be performed remotely, and the remainder on campus.
Contract: x 2 Fixed Term (Maternity cover and secondment cover)
Reference: 6711
Salary: starting at £26,341 to £30,497 per annum
Placed on: 13 October 2021
Closing date: 01 November 2021.   Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: 25 November 2021
Expected start date: TBC 

Job description

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

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

You’ll deliver effective marketing campaigns, that will recruit the best students for the University of Sussex. You’ll have excellent client service skills and a good understanding of how different media channels can be used for marketing purposes. A keen eye for detail is also essential to help deliver high quality marketing activity.

This varied and interesting role supports the work of a School Marketing Manager 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 the University.

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 working relationships include:

Marketing Managers, Associate Director of Strategic Marketing, Market Research Manager, CRM Manager, the UK Recruitment Team, International Officers, Web and Prospectus Teams, Directors of Recruitment and Admissions for Schools.

The Marketing Team is comprised of 17 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 growing, dynamic team with a supportive culture.  If you can think creatively and would enjoy a role where you’ll build your understanding of strategic marketing planning and analysis, this could be the role for you.

Please contact Maxine Angel 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 6711 [PDF 137.13KB]

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 

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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