Marketing and Communications Officer

£30000 - £37000 per annum
29 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Full Time
Contract Type
Large integrated organisation


The role of the Marketing and Communications Officer is to review and challenge the use of communications with colleagues making proactive recommendations in line with the vision and strategy.

* Help to foster a marketing orientation and customer-focus to all key activities and provide professional support for staff in marketing techniques and approaches.
* Work as part of the Strategic Marketing team to contribute to and ensure transitions between their various communications platforms are integrated with their marketing objectives.
* Evaluate product and service information to formulate marketing and communications briefs.
* Provide an integrated approach to marketing through management of allocated projects, creating detailed marketing and communications campaigns and plans using established marketing methodology.
* Project manage the implementation of marketing and communications plans across a diverse range of platforms offering advice, negotiating solutions and organising appropriate level sign off.
* Work with in house and external designers to provide advice and guidance to improve outputs through brand, content and accuracy governance processes.
* Build a network of trust to ensure that their colleagues communicate effectively and consistently with their audiences.
* Perform any other duties appropriate to the grade as may be required by the Head of Strategic Marketing.
* Promote equality and diversity for students and staff and sustain an inclusive and supportive study and work environment in accordance with policy.
* Ensure that guidelines relating to brand and house style are applied to materials produced within or commissioned by the department.


A degree or appropriate professional qualification, or substantial previous experience in a Marketing and Communications Officer and customer focused marketing environment.

* A proven track record in creating and leading integrated marketing campaigns.
* Excellent personal, communications and influencing skills.
* Excellent copywriting, editing and presentation skills.
* Experience using digital marketing methodology and platforms.
* Experienced in working under own initiative and pressure to schedule and balance workloads.
* Excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills and the ability to work as a member of a team.
* The ability to deal sensitively and appropriately with external organisations in respect of public relations and publicity.
* Excellent marketing analytical and evaluation skills.
* Project management skills, particularly the ability to deliver on deadline and to budget.
* Proven ability to work in an effective and collegial manner with staff across the University.
* A commitment to the University's and Library's strategic objectives.
* A commitment to the highest service standards.

Job Offer

£30,000 - £37,000