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Northumbria Marketing Placement Job Description

Role Description

School/Service: Marketing

Job Title: Marketing Placements

  • Marketing Interns (UG Marketing Areas including Content, Digital/Social, Advertising and CRM, PG Marketing, Advancement and Media & Communications)

Grade: N/A (£15,000 pa)

Category: Support Services

1. PURPOSE OF THE POST

To assist core market teams within the marketing department in the development and execution of marketing activities in support of the University’s marketing strategy. As a member of the marketing team the role holder will provide support for all aspects of marketing activity.

2. RESPONSIBLE TO

Marketing Manager or Marketing Coordinators (depending on positon).

3. MAIN DUTIES

Core Responsibilities:

  • Ability to be creative both in generating ideas and producing marketing collateral (Adobe Photoshop/InDesign experience desirable).
  • Support the development of marketing collateral and content across all channels including print publications, video, advertising, website and e-marketing to support the wider marketing plan.
  • Assist with key deliverables of the marketing plan, in conjunction with the aligned Coordinator or Marketing Manager.
  • Provide general administrative assistance as required including database management, diary management and note taking. (Microsoft Word and Excel experience and knowledge essential)
  • Assist in the preparation of desk research, statistical reports and analysis of data.
  • Establish and maintain appropriate files and records, both manual and computerised, relating to the activities undertaken.
  • To assist with the update process of the University website and social media.
  • Support the events team in the execution of University wide events, including Open Days, NU Experience Days and school/other visits.
  • Communication via email (or face to face with clients) and formulate briefs for tactical activity such as small scale event, flyers, and e-communications.
  • To carry out project work as required.
  • Provide administrative support for all activities which fall under the marketing team’s remit, and assist in co-ordination of workload within the team.

3. LOCATION

All facilities used by the University with an office based on the City Campus (Pandon Building, 1st floor) and occasional offsite third party facilities.

4. HOURS OF ATTENDANCE

37 hours per week with an expected element of weekend and evening work as the delivery of large University and Departmental events require. Normal working hours 9am – 5pm Monday – Thursday and 9am – 4.30pm Friday.

5. HEALTH AND SAFETY

To ensure a vigilant and positive attitude to health and safety with a personal and group responsibility observing the health and safety policies of Northumbria University.

To maintain a positive attitude to health and safety when carrying out personal responsibilities and co-operate with health and safety policies of Northumbria University.

 

To apply for this role please send an up to date CV and covering letter by midday on Friday 1 February to bc.ug.marketing@northumbria.ac.uk.

Closing date: Midday on Friday 1 February 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 20 February 2019.

 

Job Title: Marketing Placement

Grade: n/a

Category of Staff: Support Services

CRITERIA CATEGORIES

1. Specific Knowledge

  • Good project management skills
  • An understanding of the principles of marketing
  • Strong understanding and user’s experience of all new communications and media technologies and how they can be applied in marketing

 

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2. Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent organisational experience
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience of website updating using a content management system
  • Experience of developing content and designing collateral
  • Good IT skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Access
  • Knowledge of Adobe products including Photoshop and desktop publishing
  • Enthusiastic, creative and innovative
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to meet deadlines
 

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3. Experience

  • Some work experience in a customer facing environment
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4. Education/Training

  • Studying at Degree Level or equivalent, ideally linked to marketing/business
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5. Other requirements

  • Prepared to work outside normal working hours and at weekend
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Key to abbreviations

E - Essential A - Application Form T - Test

D - Desirable I - Interview


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