Senior Digital Officer

Falmouth University
February 25, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Working Time:Full time
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About The Role

We are seeking a Senior Digital Officer , to join a talented team of digital marketers, and have a focus on copywriting and project management.

The successful candidate will have a real eye for detail, and be comfortable with a varied workload: one day, you may be interviewing an academic about a new research project and turning this into a story for our news pages, the next you may be supporting our Videographers on a shoot or supporting with scripts. It's a role for someone who is organised, communicative and happy to be adaptable.

About You

The ideal candidate for this role will need to be proactive, organised and willing to adapt to new challenges. They'll be able to build rapport with colleagues and students, and manage their own varied workload with support of the wider marketing team. It's a fast-paced environment, and we are looking for people who are able to plan effectively, but are also able to adapt in response to the needs of our student recruitment cycle.

We are looking to hear from candidates who have the following skills/experience:

  • Copywriting for multiple platforms, such as news features, website content and email marketing
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Good general digital skills, such as experience of updating website content (ideally in Drupal) and reporting on successes
  • Managing creative projects; such as working with our Videographers to support scripts and location shoots for short video, or working with third parties on sponsored content deadlines
  • For further details on the skills/experience required for this role, please see the full job description above.

    This is a full-time role with optional hybrid working. As a team, we currently work a minimum of 2 days per week from our Penryn and Falmouth campuses, or candidates are welcome to work 5 days from campus if preferred.

    Please note we are not accepting fully remote applications for this position: it's an important role that will need regular time on campus attending events, shoots and communicating with stakeholders.

    If you are looking to have an informal discussion about the vacancy ahead of applying, please email [email protected].

    The closing date for this application is Sunday 25 February 2024.

    About Us

    For more than 120 years, Falmouth University has been a hub of creative and technological education and change. We are Cornwall's University, a strong local and anchor institution within its defining rural and coastal community.

    Our mission is to deliver exceptional higher education and research, harnessing the fusion of creativity and technology as foundations of the future economy. We use our knowledge and expertise in these disciplines to generate positive and sustainable opportunities for all.

    In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer excellent benefits, including:

    - Employer Pension Contribution up to 12%.

    - 28 days + 8 days bank holiday.

    - Annual salary increments (Until top of grade reached)

    - Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Pay/Adoption Pay

    - Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme (Tusker)

    - Salary Sacrifice Cycle Scheme

    - Salary Sacrifice Home & Tech Scheme

    - Life Assurance

    Full details on our employee benefits can be found on our careers pagewww. Alongside these benefits we offer a first class working environment across our campuses with all the facilities you would expect from a leading University.

    A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by Falmouth Staffing Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Falmouth University. Employees of Falmouth Staffing Ltd work alongside Falmouth University colleagues in the delivery of Falmouth's strategic vision and will adopt Falmouth University's HR policies and procedures in full.

    Falmouth University welcomes and encourages job applications from people of all identities and backgrounds, particularly those under-represented and/or marginalised, as it is important we have a diverse range of candidates to consider.

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