University of the West of England
Marketing and Recruitment Officer
Application closing date
Grade E: £26,715 - £30,046
R02225 - Job Description - Marketing and Recruitment Officer.pdf
Information for Applicants - SCM 2020.pdf
About us: The Faculty Marketing Team, within the Future Students, Communications and Marketing Department, is key in supporting the successful development and delivery of student recruitment marketing campaigns and events, with a particular focus on faculty and services marketing plans and objectives.
This is one of two Marketing and Recruitment Officer roles, supporting three Faculty and Service Marketing Managers. The team works across the department and with academic and professional colleagues to ensure that faculties and services are represented in our marketing activities, to create engaging content and messaging across multiple channels and to contribute to student recruitment advertising campaigns for UG, PG and international audiences.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a client-focused, collaborative team, working to ensure an integrated approach to marketing, student recruitment and outreach across the University.
About you: The successful candidate will have experience of planning and delivering a broad range of marketing activity within a complex organisation. You’ll be positive and proactive with excellent organisational skills and a solutions-focused approach, able to work collaboratively on multiple projects and under direction from different project leads. Relationship building and communication skills are also a key part of this role as you will be working with colleagues from across the university at all levels.
About UWE Bristol: We are one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West with over 30,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,800 staff. We are both globally connected and regionally embedded, with strong employer and partner connections. Our staff and students come from over 160 countries making this a diverse, dynamic and rewarding place to work and study.
We are an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims.
We have a lot to be proud of at UWE, our achievements include an impressive 88% overall student satisfaction in the most recent National Student Satisfaction survey, placing us 2nd of all universities in England and 7th in the UK. We are 6th in the UK for postgraduate student satisfaction (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey) and importantly, 96% of UWE Bristol graduates are in employment or further study within six months after graduation. We have also achieved TEF Gold status, have been ranked 21st in The Guardian Best UK Universities 2021 and 29th in the latest Times Higher Education 'Table of Tables'.
Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity and is a big pull for students and employers alike. A city with a creative and fiercely independent mindset, a vibrant music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures. Bristol was the first British city to win the European Green Capital award in 2015, The Sunday Times newspaper named Bristol the best city to live in Britain thanks to its culture, nightlife and proximity to beautiful countryside while National Geographic listed Bristol as 11th in the world's 'cool list' destinations, ahead of Paris and Amsterdam, so it’s not surprising Bristol is consistently named as one of the best places to live and work in the UK.
Frenchay Campus: This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give both our staff and students access to everything they need to succeed – with £300m having been invested recently on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation while incredible new facilities continue to be developed to enhance our offer even further.
Frenchay campus has excellent transport links; as well as being located near the motorway network we are within walking distance of two train stations, our bus terminus connects us to the local bus and metrobus network and we also have a range of cycling and changing facilities, making our campus the ideal place to work for those commuting to Bristol.
In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of employee benefits including:
- a generous holiday allowance of 25 days pro rata
- up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
- flexible working
- excellent defined benefit pension schemes
- access to employee assistance programme
- ongoing learning and development opportunities
- family friendly policies and wellbeing initiatives
- onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus.
- savings on purchases via Wider Wallet scheme
- option to participate in the cycle to work scheme