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Head of Marketing and Digital Experience

Department: Marketing, Student Recruitment & Admissions
Location: York
Salary: £40,322 to £51,034 per annum
Closing Date: Sunday 25 October 2020 at midnight
Interview Date: Thursday 05 November 2020
Reference: 093-20
The Role

Role: Full Time Permanent

Salary: £40,322 - £51,034

Location: York 

Situated in the heart of the historic city of York, and with the recent addition of our new London Campus, York St John University has a long and proud tradition as a distinguished higher education provider. 

Our success is founded on the quality of academic teaching and research, our thriving campus environments, our professional and pastoral support, and our values of an inclusive, innovative and ambitious community with a strong sense of belonging.

The Role

As Head of Marketing and Digital Experience, you will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic marketing plans to support recruitment to our undergraduate and postgraduate courses. You will lead the Digital Experience, Marketing and Conversion teams to deliver integrated marketing activity across our website, digital advertising, print and CRM systems.

Working extensively with stakeholders across the university, you will support business objectives through strategic and targeted marketing activity while adopting a user-centred approach. By developing an in-depth understanding of the university, you will be able to lead the creation of compelling content across digital and print channels.

Required Skills and Experience

We are looking for someone with experience of delivering inspirational and creative strategic marketing campaigns across the full marketing mix. You will have extensive experience of working with large budgets, leading high performing teams and successfully managing high profile projects. The ideal candidate will share our passion for accessibility, user-centred design and using data to make informed decisions.

In addition to a competitive salary, YSJ employees enjoy access to a superb range of benefits including –

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (plus additional leave days during our Christmas closure period)
  • Pension scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Training and development
  • Discounts at a range of local companies, including shops, cafes and restaurants.

As a Stonewall Top 100 Employer, York St John University is committed to equality and diversity and we actively encourage applications from underrepresented groups, particularly those from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds. 

As part of our commitment to providing an inclusive working environment, consideration is given to all requests for job share or flexible working arrangements.

Please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.

Interviews are currently taking place remotely via Microsoft Teams. Further guidance will be provided to candidates who progress to interview stage.

Closing Date - Sunday 25 October 2020 at midnight

Provisional Interview Date - Thursday 05 November 2020

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