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ABS Marketing Officer

Director of Marketing

Salary:  £25,728 to £30,688 per annum
Grade:  Grade 07
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (12 months)
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 22 October 2017
Interview Date:  Monday 06 November 2017
Reference:  R170462

Marketing, Admissions, Recruitment & Outreach

Aston University’s marketing and communications structure has been shaped to stay ahead of the competitive marketplace and to ensure that Aston’s distinctive brand positioning is communicated clearly to all stakeholders. The marketing team consists of five cross university teams – Undergraduate Communications, Postgraduate Communications, Brand Reputation and Events, Digital, and Market Research, responsible for the total student journey. These teams operate on a matrix basis, with embedded specialists in all academic schools working in partnership with centrally co-ordinated resource.

Aston Business School is among the top 1% of business schools worldwide that hold triple accreditation, a prestigious mark of quality.With aspirations to be among the world’s most renowned business schools we are distinguished by the employability of our graduates and their global mobility.

We employ a talented pool of ambitious and motivated academic and professional staff and are looking for an equally skilled marketing professional to be a part of the Marketing activity in the School.  As part of a small team, the successful candidate will be specifically responsible for overseeing the implementation of postgraduate marketing and commnunications.

The successful candidate will exploit their skills in digital marketing, event planning and producing high quality materials, to develop a range of campaigns and events that engage and excite prospective students.Educated to degree level or equivalent standard with proven experience in a marketing and/or student recruitment role, you will have a track record of implementing strategic marketing campaigns alongside experience of working with new technology to deliver campaigns. Alongside excellent communication skills and a high degree of organisational ability, the post holder will have the ability to work effectively and flexibly on a range of projects and to tight deadlines.

This is a fixed term position for 12 months to cover for a member of staff who is currently on secondment.

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