Deputy Director of Marketing

Bristol, United Kingdom
£52,560 - £59,135 per annum
27 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
12 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Job number SUPP106217
Division/School External Relations
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £52,560 - £59,135 per annum
Closing date for applications 12-Jul-2020

We’re on the hunt for an energetic, inspiring and savvy marketing professional to lead our marketing team.

Our University has ambitious plans and we want to connect and involve our audiences in new and different ways. So, if you’ve got a passion for pushing the boundaries of great marketing and want to develop and implement innovative campaigns – then we want to hear from you.

We are seeking applications from marketing professionals with proven results in delivering high impact marketing campaigns. Working alongside a talented team, you will create and deliver a marketing strategy to raise our profile globally, attract new staff and students, and showcase the world-class activities of the University.  As the custodian of the university’s brand, you will champion creativity and alignment, embedding key messages across all audiences and channels.

Motivated and innovative, you will be both a thinker and a doer, combining strategic skills and creativity with expertise in delivering marketing campaigns. You will provide strategic advice senior staff on matters relating to marketing and contribute to strategic decision-making through participation in leadership forums and boards. You will be able to coach your team and ensure their development. Persuasive and inquisitive, you will have strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills. Working independently and with colleagues, your excellent organisational skills will enable you to you will be able to navigate a large complex institution and work under pressure to meet varying deadlines.

In return, we offer a great package, an exciting and thought-provoking working environment with inspiring colleagues, and a diverse community of passionate staff and students.  

The position is offered on a full-time basis. For applicants wishing to work part time, job share arrangements will be considered. Knowledge of higher education marketing would be beneficial but not essential.

For more information or to discuss your application on an informal basis please contact Alicia O’Grady, Director External Relations at:

To apply, please click on the "Apply for job" button. Applicants should attach a curriculum vitae with a covering letter setting out interest in the role and details of how they feel they match the required criteria. The CV and covering letter should be attached as one document in the “Upload documents” section.

The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Sunday 12th July 2020.

Interviews are anticipated to take place via video call on Friday 31st July

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.