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Market Development Officer (Ref:053)

Salary range: 
£27,511 to £30,046 per annum

Required full time, permanent

The Directorate of External Relations is looking for a dynamic and innovative individual to work with a range of data to support the University’s student recruitment and marketing activity.

The role holder will play a central role in supporting academic teams in the development of student recruitment activity, through the analysis of a range of data to understand market demand for their programmes and the recruitment and marketing activity required to support this. Interpretation of data and research (primary and secondary) will also be used to provide insight into portfolio development. The role holder will also analyse and present a range of internal and sector data to support the work of the External Relations Directorate, including the development of recruitment and marketing strategies, conversion activity for both enquirers and applicants, and the expansion of our international activity. The post is expected to undertake both desk-based and primary market research activity, and will have contact with external stakeholders in the development, implementation and monitoring of Progression Agreements and partnerships.

For informal enquiries, please contact Karen Hinton, Head of Student Recruitment and Market Development, on

Interview date: Monday 22nd February (online)

We are actively committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates and from candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented within our workforce. 

We consider flexible working requests for all our vacancies.

Closing date: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 17:00

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  3. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  4. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

Please return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title and reference number in the email subject heading.

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