Job offer in england Recruitment and Marketing Manager at University of Kent



Are you looking to build upon existing skills and experience in recruitment and marketing within higher education? If you are self-motivated and flexible with an aptitude for communication and providing excellent customer service, this is a great opportunity to join a large and diverse academic school in one of the UK’s leading universities.

As a senior member of the School’s administrative team, this varied role will see you working on the development of the School’s recruitment strategy, producing marketing materials, strengthening student recruitment and conversion activity and contributing to the development of alumni engagement.

As Recruitment and Marketing Manager you will:

  • create and manage the Recruitment and Marketing Strategy for the School, including planning advertising and undertaking competitor and market analysis
  • oversee publications and communications including writing copy, promoting achievements in news stories, coordinating programme information
  • manage digital marketing including the website and social network presence
  • manage the School’s front-facing profile at events

To succeed in this role you will need:

  • to be educated to degree level or have equivalent experience
  • experience of marketing and student recruitment within higher education
  • experience of web editing platforms
  • recent and significant experience of line management
  • excellent interpersonal, communication and organisation skills

The School of European Culture and Languages (SECL) is a multidisciplinary school and one of the largest at the University of Kent. Comprising six departments, the School embraces Classical and Archaeological Studies (including Ancient History), Comparative Literature, English Language and Linguistics, the Modern Languages (French, German, Hispanic Studies, and Italian), Philosophy, and Religious Studies, as well as programmes in Asian Studies, European Studies, and World Literature. It plays a major role in the University’s mission to be the ‘UK’s European university’ and prides itself on a strong sense of academic community.

The University of Kent is a distinctive and attractive place to work. We employ over 6,000 staff, including academic and research staff and a full range of commercial services and administration staff. Our stunning main campus in Canterbury is within walking distance of the city centre, in a beautiful parkland setting overlooking the Cathedral. The University received top ranking in the THE Best University Workplace Survey for two years running and in our 2017/2018 staff survey, 94% agreed that Kent is a good place to work.

Further Information
Start date for applications: 9 August 2018

Closing date for applications: 26 August 2018

Interviews are to be held: 13 September 2018

Please press the apply button above to go to the university’s website where you can view the full job description and also apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team on jobs@kent.ac.uk quoting ref number: HUM0884.

Please note – applications must be made via the University’s online application system. You will be required to fill in the main details section of the application form as well as upload your CV and a cover letter. Your cover letter should clearly and explicitly address the requirements of the Person specification and you should provide clear evidence and examples in your application which back-up any assertions you make in relation to each criterion. We recommend a maximum of 4 x A4 sides for this document.

CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.