|£30,487 to £37,099 per annum
|29th November 2023
|7th January 2024
Location: Waterside Campus, Other
About the Job
Interview Date: Wednesday 17 January 2024
We are seeking a Marketing Officer to join the Schools and Colleges Liaison team. You will be supporting the delivery of the University’s UK Student Recruitment Strategy, and the achievement of targeted recruitment numbers of undergraduate students to the University of Northampton from the UK.
The post is varied. You will promote and represent the University of Northampton through a variety of customer facing interactions including nationwide exhibitions and school-based recruitment fairs, alongside managing and leading on project and event work. In addition, the post holder is responsible for marketing those activities through ecomms and creating marketing materials, whilst supporting and developing University relationships with schools and colleges in the UK. This position is ideal for a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual who would relish the variety and fast paced nature of the post.
This post requires a willingness and ability to travel to attend events on a weekly, sometimes daily basis. This also includes overnight stays at peak times of the year. Flexibility is also key, with some events requiring early starts or late finishes. The team also support at University Open Days.
This post is subject to a background disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service before any appointment can be confirmed.
Applicants should have demonstrable work experience in customer facing roles, where high level customer service and a pro-active attitude are standard.
You should have the ability to work flexibly, with excellent attention to detail and organisation skills to effectively balance a variety of tasks daily.
You should also show an interest and/or experience in marketing with the ability to write copy and enjoy regular interactions with our target audiences, utilising excellent communication skills.
Applicants should have the ability to form relationships with stakeholders, maintaining a well presented and approachable demeanour at all times, working effectively both as part of a team and independently.
A willingness and ability to travel regularly is fundamental to this post (some early starts, late finishes and overnight stays are required during peak times).
An understanding of the HE sector and confidence in public speaking is essential.
Degree (or equivalent) in business / marketing / event management / customer service and / or relevant demonstrable work experience.
Professional qualification through CAM/CIM or related professional body.
Right to Work
All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.
We welcome applications from underrepresented groups.
The University of Northampton is committed to providing a vibrant, ethical and sustainable work, study and living environment that values equality, diversity and inclusion.
This commitment, along with our legal and moral obligations, provides an inclusive environment for staff, students and the public who may be affected by our activities.
Together @ UON confirms our commitment to equality and inclusion, underpinned by our belief in taking action. We are dedicated to creating an environment that celebrates equality and harnesses the power of diversity.
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