Faculty Marketing Assistant

Manchester Metropolitan University - External Relations

Marketing, Communications and Development is an award-winning team providing expertise in marketing and communications across Manchester Metropolitan University as well as managing the University’s profile and presence externally. Our remit encompasses brand and campaigns, press and public relations, digital, corporate and faculty marketing, events, public engagement, alumni and development and content and design.

Central to our operations is ensuring that the University’s mission and vision are delivered within a culture that benefits from a clear set of values. We play a crucial role in ensuring that MMU’s range of communication materials and activities are fully integrated to maximum effect, reinforcing the University’s brand, reputation and strengths to our external and internal audiences.

The Faculty of Science & Engineering's thriving world-class research underpins both our teaching and our engagement with industry. Our students benefit from a strongly interdisciplinary environment in a Faculty engaged with international partners, the NHS, industry, our city and region, and government. Our research impacts on health, advanced technologies and sustainability. We have elite specialisms in musculoskeletal science, microbiology, advanced materials and surface engineering, vascular science, conservation biology, computational intelligence and big data, and complex systems. We aim to make a transformative contribution to the world around us.

Our students benefit from placement opportunities and live industry projects and are sought after by employers for their analytical and problem solving skills. They have exciting, diverse careers ahead of them: they go on to discover new drug treatments, diagnose patients, harness renewable energies, pioneer smart technology and build railway networks.

We are seeking an enthusiastic early career marketing professional who is looking for a challenging and exciting role with the opportunity to coordinate a significant area of marketing activity and work as part of a high-performing faculty and corporate team.

Based in the Faculty of Science and Engineering, you will assist in the planning and delivery of marketing campaigns and initiatives to drive interest and applications and raise the Faculty’s profile.

You will be a proactive, hands-on and technically literate marketer with good all-round skills including publication production, communications, copywriting, design management, event management and good knowledge of digital marketing.

You will have experience of effective marketing planning and contributing to the delivery of successful marketing campaigns. You will possess excellent communication skills and be able to influence planning and decision-making. Experience in the higher education sector is desirable but not essential. You will have good insight into undergraduate and postgraduate student user journeys. Knowledge of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects is desirable. You must be able to manage multiple competing priorities and deliver targeted, effective marketing activity and recruitment events with a consistently excellent visitor experience.

To apply for this role please attach your C.V. and covering letter stating how you meet the person specification.

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