International Marketing and Communications Officer

York, United Kingdom
£25,217 to £28,331 per annum
21 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
04 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Department:     York St John International
Salary:     £25,217 to £28,331
Closing Date:     Wednesday 04 September 2019 at midnight
Interview Date:     Monday 16 September 2019

Full-time, permanent role

Salary is £25,217 to £28,331 per annum

Location: York

York St John University is an ambitious, modern university located in the heart of beautiful, safe and historic York, with an exciting new campus at the Barbican in London. Significant investment in our campus and facilities, the development of forward-thinking new partnerships and an enhanced range of contemporary programmes have helped make us one of the fastest-growing Universities in the U.K. over recent years. We are now building on that achievement, with a new Strategy for the next decade, emphasising our commitment to widening opportunity through the power of education.

The purpose of this new role is to support the delivery of our new internationalisation strategy that will take us through until 2026. The postholder will produce marketing materials for the University to promote our brand and raise our profile in pursuit of international student recruitment targets and contribute to the diversity of the international student body on our York and London campuses. The role will deliver a range of projects, often as part of integrated campaigns, which underpin the University’s broader communications strategies.

The post forms part of York St John International, working with the Director of International and the Pro Vice-Chancellor International Development, the post-holder will be responsible for the development and maintenance of high-quality international digital and print marketing and communications materials in pursuit of student recruitment targets and other key indicators of success. Experience of marketing to or for an international audience is essential.

In addition to a competitive salary and the opportunity to work at our beautiful campus in the heart of York, 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 wide range of high street brands and local companies, including shops, cinemas and gyms.

We welcome all applicants and particularly people from minority ethnic backgrounds as they are underrepresented within the university. 

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

A portfolio with examples of your work will be required as part of your application, however please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.

Closing Date: 04 Sep 2019
Category: Professional Support