Market Research Assistant

University of Sussex - Student Recruitment and Marketing

A fantastic opportunity for a highly organised team player with excellent analytical skills to join our large and vibrant Marketing team.

At Sussex we are recruiting a market research professional to play a key role in the work of the Market Research team and to support the wider Marketing team, as well as academics and colleagues across the University. This varied and interesting role provides the opportunity to develop specialist research and analysis expertise, as well as work on wider marketing and recruitment projects.

You will need a genuine interest in market research and marketing in higher education, coupled with attention to detail and the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Experience working with large and complex datasets and excellent IT skills are essential.

You’ll work with the Senior Market Researcher and the Market Research Officer to provide market insights through desk research and analysis, surveys and focus groups. You’ll have opportunities to work on high-profile strategic research such as the Acceptors and Decliners survey, market and competitor reviews, and research to support the development of new courses.

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. You will be joining us at an exciting time for marketing in higher education and especially for Sussex. We are a top 20 UK university, have just rolled out a new brand, and are attracting large numbers of applicants from across the globe.

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