Marketing Officer (fixed-term role)

Job title Marketing Officer (fixed-term role)

Department Computer Science

Salary Starting from £26,715, rising to £32,817

Grade Grade 6

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 3543

Placed on Thursday 15 July 2021

Closing date Thursday 29 July 2021

Interview date Monday 09 August 2021

Reference CC8469

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We seek a Marketing Officer to support the Institute of Coding (IoC) in increasing the IoC’s national profile and strategic relevance through a data-driven, multi-channel marketing and communications programme. This includes supporting the development and implementation of inclusive learner engagement and recruitment campaigns for the IoC and partners.

This role will carry out an effective marketing and communications programme in order to:

  • Engage and recruit a large and diverse group of learners to the IoC’s provision (including courses and events)
  • Publicise the IoC’s work and impact to date and outcomes related to future work and projects 
  • Promote the IoC as a whole to external audiences
  • Record, monitor and report on all IoC marketing and communications activity

You will be required to provide day-to-day management of the IoC’s brand guidelines, website, and social media channels, and will be involved in content and campaign development and implementation. You will also be required to establish, develop and maintain strong working relationships with academic and professional staff from across the IoC consortium and beyond, including engaging with high status external stakeholders within industry, academia and government.

This is a full-time role for a fixed-term period until May 2022

The Institute of Coding is a national initiative, led by the University of Bath, which brings together a range of universities, industry groups, employers, training providers, outreach groups, and professional bodies to respond collaboratively to the UK’s digital skills gap. 

By delivering accessible, industry-focused digital skills courses and events across the UK, the IoC is encouraging more people to pursue digital/tech careers via higher education and has enrolled 900,000 learners to date.  With a focus on diversity and inclusion, the IoC is widening participation and ensuring that employers and individuals can access the skills they need to compete in the digital economy. 

The IoC’s offering of more than 150+ courses includes industry accredited degree schemes, skills intensive bootcamps, and flexible short courses that help people upskill and reskill to boost their employability.  

We are an inclusive, engaged and high-functioning team, with core values that include respectful collaboration, innovation, adaptability and agility. We are looking for someone who will help us to respond to the national digital skills gap, while enjoying the role and making a positive contribution to our internal culture.  

The work that we do is fast-paced and can be challenging, so it is approached through positivity and teamwork. Each member of the team plays a key role and their contribution is recognised and valued. Communication is considered essential – both within the team and with external stakeholders – and we strive to ensure that everything we do is purpose-driven and high quality. 

For an informal discussion about the position please contact Caron Staley, Institute Manager (, however, please ensure that your application is submitted via the University website.

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. 

We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Further details:

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our applicant information webpage  before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are actively working towards a Silver award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce. We are open to flexible working arrangements and we’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.