Marketing Executive, Cambridge Online Education

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    £26,000 - £35,000
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    5 March 2021

Marketing Executive, Cambridge Online Education

About the role:

Cambridge University Press is recruiting for a Cambridge Online Education Marketing Executive within the Academic division, working closely with the University of Cambridge Online and Cambridge Advance Online unit.

This role offers an exciting opportunity to join a newly-formed start-up unit, focused on developing and promoting a suite of online learning services for the Higher Education community and corporate partners. This varied position plays an important role in all phases of Cambridge's online learning services offering, from lead generation and market research to course enrolment, retention, and campaign reporting.

This role will report to the Cambridge Online Education Marketing Manager, Sian Welch and work closely with the Managing Director of University of Cambridge Online, the Director of Design and Online Learning, course developers, and various specialised marketing teams including external marketing agencies. It is essential that the Cambridge Online Education Marketing Executive has excellent interpersonal skills and can clearly communicate marketing strategies with both internal and external stakeholders in a range of settings. The role holder must be adaptable, and able to prioritize tasks in the short term whilst having a clear vision for longer-term marketing strategy.

What you'll be doing:

Regular tasks and responsibilities include preparing print and digital materials, email marketing and automation, social media, ppc advertising, search engine optimization, video and more. The role has a measurable impact on the business and therefore the role will be responsible for regular reporting, optimization, and benchmarking of campaigns.

About you:

To be a successful in this role, it is essential that you have previous marketing experience, in a higher education institution or learning environment. You will need to have a high standard of written English plus copywriting, copyediting and proofreading skills. The role would suit someone who is collaborative, and creative, with a flair for innovation. Experience of planning, budgeting, implementing, and reporting on marketing campaigns would be advantageous. Knowledge of Salesforce or similar systems, and the marketing application of GDPR-policies, would also be valuable. Occasional travel may be required for the role.

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Capable of working effectively with numerous teams, locally and internationally 
  • A proactive, collaborative attitude
  • Analytical skills
  • Solutions-oriented mind-set
  • Understanding of market research to inform new product development.
  • Able to adapt quickly to evolving market requirements.

Why Cambridge University Press?

We have over 2,500 talented employees across 50 international offices uniting all our publishing groups. We're one of the world's most respected publisher, driven by the purpose of unlocking people's potential with the best learning and research solutions. We work in global teams to tackle the big issues, raise education standards, and deliver innovative solutions to learners and researchers

Cambridge University Press is committed to being a diverse and inclusive place to work. We are part of the University of Cambridge, committed in its pursuit of academic excellence to equality of opportunity and to a pro-active and inclusive approach to equality. We are also a global organisation, serving customers and representing colleagues all over the world. Diversity, in all its various forms, is key to our success as an organisation.

Our benefits include group personal pension and free life assurance,  an inclusive and flexible working environment comprising of 28 days holiday (plus bank holidays), on-site fitness facilities, and many more. Furthermore, our Cambridge office is just a 10 minutes' walk from the train station.

The deadline for applications will be 05/03/2021.

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Kaya Spencer

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