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College Digital Content Officer - 3 posts

Marketing, Recruitment & Admissions

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £27,116 to £32,344 per annum
Grade:  Grade 07
Contract Type:  Continuing
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 14 November 2021
Interview Date:  Thursday 25 November 2021
Reference:  R210421
Release Date:  Tuesday 12 October 2021

We are looking to recruit three Digital Content Officers, one each for: the College of Business and Social Sciences (BSS); the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS) and the College of Health and Life Sciences (HLS).

The role holders will be embedded in the College that they represent, reporting to the College Marketing Manager with a dotted reported line into the Head of Digital Marketing. They will work in partnership with the College to plan, deliver and evaluate campaigns through digital channels, with a key focus on student recruitment. They will use a wide range of digital skills to develop a variety of campaigns that engage and excite prospective students throughout the recruitment journey, from enquiry, through to application and conversion. 

Working closely with their College Marketing Manager, key responsibilities will include: 

    Website development and management

    Planning, delivering and evaluating digital marketing campaigns with colleagues across the Marketing department

    Co-ordinating College social media with activity across the University

    Working with colleagues to develop written content and digital assets (including video) for marketing and campaigns. 

This is a wide-ranging role, and the successful candidate will require skills in a range of digital marketing disciplines as well as in developing content. They will work with colleagues across the Digital marketing team as well as the broader marketing team for discipline specific input. 

For informal conversations about the role, please contact Katy Lewis, Marketing Manager, 

This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance.

Please note: Redeployees will be given priority consideration for vacancies.

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.  We kindly ask that candidates do not send CVs or cover letters as these will not be considered. 

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Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request i.e. large print, Braille, tape or CD Rom.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact HR via

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.



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