Communications & Marketing Officer

University of Exeter - Strategic Delivery Unit - People Services and Global Partnerships

Full time - 6 month fixed term contract - immediately available 

Working as part of a focused project team within the Strategic Delivery Unit you will be helping to implement a new customer relationship management system that will revolutionise the way we communicate with our future students.

We are looking for someone with outstanding copywriting skills to shake-up our current communications and produce exciting new communications that will make applicants at all levels of study choose Exeter. You will have experience across integrated marketing campaigns, project management, 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.

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 academic and professional colleagues. You will also possess flair and creativity to generate marketing activities which stand out in the sector.

The Strategic Delivery Unit runs large-scale strategic projects designed to revolutionise the way the University works by implementing new systems and ways of working. The Student Recruitment Project is one of these, and is analysing and improving our end-to-end student recruitment activities.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here.

For further information, please contact Nick Southall, email, or telephone (01392) 722690. 

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 based in.  

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.

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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