Marketing and Recruitment Officer (Marketing) - Bristol


University of the West of England

Employment type:

Full Time

About the Job

UWE Bristol are one of the largest universities in the South West and one of the largest employers in the Bristol region. We currently have an exciting opportunity to join a friendly, focused team, working collaboratively to ensure the success of marketing and student recruitment activity across the university.

We are looking for a Marketing and Recruitment Officer to join our Marketing Campaigns Team. As part of the role you will coordinate and deliver marketing activities to support student recruitment campaigns and events, in line with the university’s agreed strategy, targets and objectives. You will provide support across all aspects of marketing and student recruitment activity, including: project managing and coordinating the delivery of marketing assets for recruitment events such as Open Days and UCAS Fairs, proofreading and copy editing, writing briefs, supporting the delivery of on-campus and virtual events and managing ad-hoc requests.

As Marketing and Recruitment Officer you will be part of the broader marketing campaigns team within Future Students, Communications and Marketing (FSCM). The right candidate will bring with them experience of planning and delivering marketing activity in a complex organisation (eg Higher Education). You will have excellent organisational skills, be able to work with multiple stakeholders on a range of projects and have eye for detail and application of brand guidelines.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give both our staff and students access to everything they need to succeed.

Why UWE Bristol?

We are one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West with 36,000 students and 4,200 staff from right across the globe. Based in Bristol , one of the UK’s most exciting and forward-thinking cities, we are regionally embedded and globally connected, with an established network of employer and academic partners.

In addition to progressive pay rates, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including generous annual leave and pension schemes as well as opportunities for training and personal development.

Add your individuality to ours

UWE Bristol recognises the power of a truly diverse university community .

We are proud to be part of a vibrant, multicultural city that celebrates diversity, we’re always looking for talented people from all backgrounds to join us. Our people are our strength, and diversity enhances our creativity and leads to better decision-making and problem-solving. Bring your talent and ambition to our growing community and find yourself in a stimulating and supportive environment where you’ll thrive.

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, Multiple Heritage or Other Minority Ethnic candidates as we are currently under-represented in these areas within UWE Bristol, however all appointments are made strictly on individual merit.

Further information

If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Diana Patrick on 0117 32 82724 or email

This is a full-time, permanent post, working 37 hours per week.

The interviews will take place in Janurary.

As a Disability Confident employer, we welcome applications from those who identify as having a disability.

UWE Bristol is a campus-based University and it is vital to our success and the delivery of an outstanding experience for our students that our campuses are dynamic and vibrant places to learn and spend time. This role is therefore campus based with some opportunity for home working.

The University’s normal practice is that new appointments will be made at the starting point of the grade.

We are unable to provide sponsorship for this role under the Home Office Skilled Worker visa route. As we are unable to sponsor anyone requiring a visa for this role candidates must therefore be able to provide their own right to work in the UK.

Should you be shortlisted you will be asked to provide your right to work documents at your interview. Please refer to the Home Office Right to Work Checklist which provides details of which documents are acceptable.

Please note that UWE does not cover any visa or health surcharge costs.

Advice to applicants

We’d love to hear from you - if you are excited about joining us at UWE please complete our application form as soon as possible.

Tell us about how your skills and experience relate to the requirements of this role by describing how you meet each of the essential and desirable criteria listed in the Person Specification section of the Job Description, and include specific examples wherever possible.

Once we have completed shortlisting we will let you know the outcome of your application by email, so please check your inbox for updates.

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