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Marketing and Campaigns Officer

Hays Marketing
England,West Midlands,Edgbaston
£27924.00 - £34304.00 per annum + hybrid working, generous A/L
Closing date
24 May 2022

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Job Discipline
Brand & Product, Campaign Management, Digital
Experience Level
Education, Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
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Marketing and Campaigns Officer - 6 month FTC - University of Birmingham - 3 days in the office 2 from home

Your new company

External Relations is the division responsible for delivering the University of Birmingham to the world and prides itself in seizing opportunities that will enhance the profile and reputation of the University. They communicate with many different audiences in order to build purposeful relationships internally, locally, nationally and internationally. They enable those who wish to apply to study on undergraduate and postgraduate courses to make informed choices.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Communications and Reputation team as the University prepares to take to the world stage as a top tier sponsor of Birmingham 2022 this summer. The Marketing Campaigns Officer will help to co-ordinate the delivery of the University's marketing campaigns to raise profile and build civic and global reputation. This position works with the Head of Campaigns and Brand and with colleagues from across External Relations and the wider University. The successful candidate should have experience in managing multi-channel marketing campaigns and ideally have experience in digital advertising and social media.

Your new role

The Marketing Campaigns Officer will support the Communications and Reputation Team in the co-ordination of both traditional and digital campaigns, managing and executing the delivery of appropriate assets, copy and designs and securing all necessary approvals. Working with both internal and external agencies and teams across the University the post holder will ensure campaigns are launched on time and within budget.

The post holder will enjoy working within a busy, creative and fast-paced team. This role would be suited to someone with experience in running concurrent campaigns who understand how a multi-channel campaign works. The post-holder will have a good understanding of digital marketing targeting techniques, web and social media. The post-holder will have excellent communication skills and be adept at managing projects in an organised, collaborative way.

What you'll need to succeed

* Degree-level education or equivalent work experience
* Experience of devising, and delivering, multi-channel marketing communications plans
* Good project management skills
* Good level of experience of working in a marketing or communications environment
* Experience of translating complex information into accessible communications and multiple channels
* An understanding of the complexities and competing factors related to research environment and higher education
* Proven copywriting ability for a range of audiences and communications channels
* Excellent interpersonal skills and a 'can-do' attitude
* Enthusiastic approach with an ability to bring people together to work on a common cause
* A proven, high standard of written and oral communication and confidence of dealing with projects at all levels
* Well-developed administrative and organisational skills with a proven ability to pay meticulous attention to detail
* Tenacious, with a creative and innovative approach to problem solving
* Computer literate, confident and competent in the use of database systems and electronic communication
* Experience of using social media as part of a marketing or communications campaign
* Experience of coordinating and evaluating digital advertising campaigns
* Ability to use analytics and interpret data to inform your work
* Experience of using CMS and CRM software
* Ability to work with initiative and being able to prioritise work in a pressured environment and manage multiple workloads simultaneously
* A team player but someone who can work independently
* Experience of administering budgets and using financial systems

What you'll get in return

* Experience working with a large and extremely talented team/ networking opportunity
* A 6 month fixed term contract and the opportunity to apply for any perm posts within the university whilst contracting (fantastic opportunity to demonstrate your skills in advance and build rapport)
* Hybrid working (3 days in office per week, 2 from home)
* generous annual leave pro rata
* Experience working closely on the Commonwealth Games 2022

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or reach out to me directly. This role is required urgently however we would explore up to a 4 week notice period. Interviews are happening swiftly and as I shortlist to make it more convenient for you - it is advised to move quickly as we reserve the right to close the advert should a perfect fit be found!

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