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College Digital Content Officer

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 Thursday 27 January 2022
Interview Date:  Thursday 10 February 2022
Reference:  R220014
Release Date:  Thursday 13 January 2022

We are looking to recruit a College Digital Content Officer for the College of Health and Life Sciences (HLS).

The role holder will be embedded into the College, reporting to the Marketing Manager for the College of Health and Life Sciences (HLS), with a dotted reported line to 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 the College Marketing Manager, key responsibilities will include: 

    Website development and management.

    Planning, delivering and evaluating digital marketing campaigns with colleagues acros 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 Lynne Cheshire, Marketing Manager, College of Health and Life Sciences. 

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

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. 

Further details:    Job Description     University Information    
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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 are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter, recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. 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:

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

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