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Marketing Co-Ordinator

Aston Business School

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £25,285 to £27,396 per annum
Grade:  Grade 06
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (24 months)
Basis:  Part Time (0.6)
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Tuesday 28 March 2023
Interview Date:  Wednesday 12 April 2023
Reference:  0201-23
Release Date:  Tuesday 14 March 2023

The post will be located in the Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CREME). CREME is the leading Centre of its kind; it is committed to the production and promotion of knowledge that is useful to academic and practitioner communities. CREME is a leading contributor to academic and policy debates on ethnic minority entrepreneurship. It is at the forefront of new developments in the field, many of which have been instrumental in stimulating practitioner activities. We are a dynamic, award-winning research centre headed up by Professor Monder Ram OBE DL and have successfully built up an enviable reputation regionally, nationally, and internationally for our pioneering research and business engagement activities, promoting diversity and enterprise. 

Reporting to the Centre Manager the successful candidate will support the Centre’s various marketing activities through; assisting with social media management, coordinating online social campaigns to promote research projects and publications. We’re looking for a creative individual who can contribute to digital content creation, write engaging copy and communications, and assist the Centre Manager in the organising, and managing of Centre events (online, in person or hybrid events). The role holder will also be in close communication with CREME’s practitioner partners and stakeholders playing a vital role in disseminating partner updates, success stories and promoting our numerous collaborations and partnerships through various forms of media and marketing channels. 

The candidate should be educated to a bachelor’s degree level or have relevant marketing experience. The ideal candidate should be social media savvy and have experience of managing Twitter and LinkedIn social media platforms, experience of writing communications for different audiences and creating engaging digital content. The candidate should have a proactive manner, excellent organisational skills, and the ability to build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. This post is part time for 3 days a week designed to support the marketing needs of the Centre, flexibility of days worked may be required on occasion dependent on the Centre’s commitments. 

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Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. CVs will not be considered as part of the shortlisting process.

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit:

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