Communications & Marketing Officer

University of Exeter - Communications & Corporate Affairs

The University of Exeter is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities. We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.

The University of Exeter has over 22,000 students and 4600 staff from 180 different countries and has been rated the WhatUni2017 International Student Choice. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. Fifty percent of our organisation is made up of Professional Services support staff that partner closely with the Academic colleges to ensure we achieve our strategy and vision. 

Communications and Marketing Services at the University of Exeter is an invaluable service to the institution, and we are looking for an experienced marketing communications specialist to join us at our stunning Streatham Campus in Exeter. This full-time post is available immediately on a fixed term basis until December 2018. 

Working in our central Campaigns team in Marketing Operations, this role will work closely with a diverse reach and collaborative approach across the institution with the goal of supporting wider campaign initiatives, with a particular focus on Widening Participation and Student Recruitment. The role will include activity across social media, video and print advertising, thematic and tactical campaigns, and external and internal stakeholder management. 

We are looking for you to have experience across integrated marketing campaigns, project management, have excellent copywriting skills and an ability to monitor and manage external suppliers and internal stakeholders throughout your campaigns. You will also have a good working knowledge of social media and writing for the web including navigation, content and accessibility. Experience of managing photo and video shoots would also be an advantage. 

You will produce a range of high quality marketing materials that underpin our status as a top UK and Global university. Methodical in your approach, you will be highly organised and able to work to deadlines, have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop effective working relationships with a wide range of colleagues in academic units and professional services. However you will also possess flair and creativity to generate marketing activities which stand out in the sector. 

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 41 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, an onsite gym, a cycle to work scheme and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter. If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are base

Applications should be made via our website. For more information and to apply online please go to Please quote reference number P60444 in any correspondence.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer, an Athena Swan accredited institution and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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