22 days ago
  • LevelMid Level
  • ProfessionsDigital Marketing Executive, Digital Marketer, Marketer
  • TypeFull Time
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Closing Date: 26-Jun-2024

The opportunity
Are you a wordsmith with a passion for creating compelling stories and driving engagement? We are looking for a Content Marketing Executive with exceptional writing skills to join our dynamic new team and help us develop our content for an exciting new suite of online courses.
UAL Online is an innovative new division which has been established to enable access to the university’s world leading creative arts education to audiences around the globe. We plan to launch a suite of new, fully online degree courses starting from 2025 and we need your help to tell our story.
Our Content Marketing Executive is a newly created role that will support our marketing and recruitment teams in the acquisition of online learners for our degree courses and our student support team in the progression and retention of students through to graduation.
Your role will be pivotal in crafting compelling content that brings our courses to life for potential applicants and enhances the experience of our online students. You will develop and execute all elements of content plans, creating engaging content for global multi-channel marketing and communication efforts. Your responsibilities will span conducting research, handling copywriting and asset production, and managing relationships with external agencies.
Collaboration is key at UAL Online, and you will work closely with internal teams across research, student support, and course design to ensure a seamless experience for our students.
About you
We are seeking candidates who hold an undergraduate degree in marketing, journalism, communications, or a related field, along with demonstrated experience in content creation. This includes a strong background in copywriting for both traditional print and digital platforms, proficiency in video production, and the ability to design engaging assets. Your commitment to maintaining high-quality content will be evident through your exceptional proofreading skills and meticulous attention to detail.
Strong analytical skills to leverage performance data for content optimisation, excellent project and time management skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment are also essential.
What we offer
To recognise the hard work of our staff and their contributions, we provide a wide range of benefits – please check our careers site/Canvas for further information as conditions and exclusions apply:
  • at least 31 days of annual leave in addition to bank holidays.
  • equal parental leave offering up to 6 months full pay for maternity and paternity.
  • 2 days of paid volunteering leave for a UK registered charity.
  • generous defined benefit pension schemes (LGPS/TPS}.
  • discounts including gyms, nursery and private healthcare insurance.
  • learning and development opportunities including free Short Courses.
  • season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, free counselling and more!
We are UAL
University of the Arts London (UAL) offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. We are a collegiate University spread across London with six Colleges, four Institutes and five Research Centres. UAL also has two subsidiary companies, delivering specialist activities – UAL Short Courses Ltd, and UAL Arts Temps Ltd. We’re made up of all types of people, coming together in London, the world’s creative capital. We are designers, artists, performers, thinkers, researchers and makers. Our students, staff and graduates form a global network of creatives, entrepreneurs and leaders. Together, our ideas change the world. Because the world needs creativity. We are ranked highly across the board. We are ranked first for specialist art and design, second in the world for Art and Design in the 2023 QS World University Rankings (for the fifth year in a row), ranked fifth in sustainability and two of our colleges were rated in the top three fashion schools in the world.
Our culture
We have become one of the world’s most international Universities, welcoming over 22,000 students and 6,000 staff from 130 countries. And, as a global university, staff and students learn from different cultures and perspectives, which leads to new conversations and innovative work. At our very core, everything we do seeks to challenge the status quo by driving social purpose and standing up for what matters. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds including those who may feel underrepresented in the workforce due to their socioeconomic circumstances such as those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E.) backgrounds. We aim to be a university where everyone can be themselves and are supported to reach their full potential. With our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we are proud to be a Race Equality Charter (REC) member to help us reduce barriers that negatively impacts B.A.M.E. staff, a Stonewall Diversity Champion to ensure all LGBTQ+ people are valued at work, a Disability Confident Scheme Committed employer and member of the Business Disability Forum which help us to improve the lives of disabled people in the workplace.
Application process
If you have not applied or signed up for job alerts with us before, you will need to create an account. Registration does not take long and will help you to keep track of your application during the recruitment process.
Stages involved in the process: Application, Shortlisting, Interview Q&A/Presentation, Onboarding.
As part of your application, you will need to write a supporting statement in no more than 1,500 words that covers the competencies that can be found in the person specification.
We advise you to apply early as the application closing date may be brought forward if we receive enough applications. If you have any general questions or require any reasonable adjustments, please get in touch via educationstaffrecruitment@arts.ac.uk
Please read through our FAQs page before applying.

Skills Required

  • Content Marketing
  • Marketing
  • Analytical Skills

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