Marketing Officer

University of Leicester - Division of External Relations

Division of External Relations

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff. Located in the heart of the UK, you will have the opportunity to progress your career in a supportive and varied environment that values hard work and recognises individual achievement.

If you’ve got a talent and flair for writing compelling copy and the creativity to showcase the fantastic work that our Research and Enterprise Division are renowned for, then this is the role for you. You’ll create and execute targeted marketing communications, and as an advocate for our tone of voice, you’ll work with a number of stakeholders across the wider marketing team as well as the University to maximise opportunity and enable search engine optimisation.

You’ll have the opportunity to attend and support events organised by the Research and Enterprise Division, and get involved with project and development work.

To be successful as our Marketing Officer, you will thrive on working in a collaborative environment and be a strong team player. Combined with a relevant degree, you will have experience in writing marketing communications for both print and online channels. You will also be a strong communicator with creative flair and have experience in delivering marketing campaigns and projects on time and to brief. To excel in this role you need to be a creative thinker, highly organised and demonstrate excellent analytical skills.

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme, a generous annual leave allowance and an online portal that offers a range of lifestyle benefits and discounts. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here.

For informal enquiries, please contact Rob Harding, Head of Marketing Communications on 07970148067 or

Closing date for applications is at midnight on 04 April 2018.

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