ODL Marketing Manager Ref 8375

School/department:  Marketing in the Division of Communication, Marketing and Advancement
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1 FTE.
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Hybrid working 50:50 working from office and home.
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 8375
Salary: starting at £34,304 to £40,927 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on:  22 April 2022
Closing date:  25 May 2022.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: To be arranged
Expected start date: To be arranged

Job description

The University of Sussex is seeking to appoint a highly organised, motivated and experienced marketing professional to the role of Online Distance Learning Marketing Manager within the division of Communication, Marketing and Advancement. This exciting role involves working with a wide range of colleagues from across the organisation and with our distance learning partners, Pearson Education.

The University of Sussex launched its first Online Distance Learning (ODL) Masters course in 2018. We have ambitious plans to expand our portfolio over the coming years. This post will be central to the success of the project, ensuring brand integrity, and providing a key point of contact for teams across the university to support successful student recruitment.

The University of Sussex has a strong and distinctive brand. Part of the ODL Marketing Manager’s remit will be to ensure this distinctiveness is amplified and evident for audiences worldwide.

The post holder will join an award-winning, motivated and supportive marketing team in a confident and ambitious university, at a hugely exciting time for Sussex and the sector. You will gain distance learning marketing experience, and have the opportunity to learn from our partner, Pearson Education, as well as gaining a thorough understanding of marketing and recruitment in the university environment.

If you would like to discuss the role in further detail, please contact Isabel Wall, Associate Director of Strategic Marketing i.wall@sussex.ac.uk

Key working relationships include:

Head of Technology and Enhanced Learning,  Associate Director of Strategic Marketing, Online Distance Learning Manager, Pearson Education, Senior Market Researcher, Marketing Managers, Heads and Deans of Schools and other school staff, as well as the Web Team Social Media Team, Media Relations and Prospectus Team.

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 8375 [PDF 187.57KB]

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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