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Marketing Assistant (placement)

Job title Marketing Assistant (placement)

Department Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Salary Starting from £19,209, rising to £20,092

Grade Grade 3

Placed on Thursday 28 April 2022

Closing date Sunday 22 May 2022

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CH9348

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This job is only available to current students at the University of Bath.

We are seeking a talented and creative Marketing Assistant (placement student) to support our marketing activities in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences on a 9-month fixed term basis.

Working with our Marketing & Web team, you’ll support our range of marketing activities, as well as creating promotional content for both on and offline use. Working with the team, you'll help to raise the profile of the Faculty and promote our courses to UK and international students.

The role

You'll help to support the production of marketing campaign materials, both digital and print, and support the production of social media and digital content. Using your creative skills you will be involved in video and photography creation and editing. You will also gain experience in supporting and delivering events both in-person and virtual. 

You will contribute to competitor monitoring and data analysis feeding into the team’s activities.

This opportunity will allow you to:

· Apply your knowledge and experience of the University of Bath to developing innovative marketing solutions

· Play a key role in delivering the Faculty’s student marketing and recruitment objectives

· Be part of a creative and collaborative team

· Explore innovative marketing solutions and how they can be applied in a Higher Education setting

As a Faculty, we embrace change and provide a supportive environment in which to grow, offering professional development opportunities with a strong belief in the value of investing in our people and teams. We organise Faculty Away days, social events, book/craft clubs and are open to new ideas. We love to support our local community and charities through fundraising events. 

We encourage all staff to learn, develop new skills and progress their careers throughout their employment with us and believe our staff are vital in creating the University's inclusive and innovative community. We are committed to providing a family friendly workplace and our staff have access to a number of services that promote wellbeing and improve work-life balance. 

What we can offer you:

We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award

A family-friendly University with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require. 

We offer:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme;
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce; 
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.

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. 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:

Living Wage

We are an accredited Living Wage employer. Appointments at Grade 2, Spine Point 3, 4 and 5 will receive an additional supplement to ensure a minimum hourly pay equivalent to the Living Wage as confirmed on our Bath pay and grading structure page.

Visa information:

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa 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.

Update to our application process:

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this the personal details of all applicants will be withheld at the initial shortlisting stage.