Sport Marketing Officer

University of East London
April 08, 2024
Offerd Salary:£29,798
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Sport Marketing Officer

Location: Docklands Campus Salary: Starting from £29,798 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Post Type: Full Time Post Type: Permanent Closing Date: Monday 08 April 2024 Reference: 0680-24-PS

Are you looking to combine your marketing career with your passion for sport, physical activity, and movement? Do you want to grow your experience, be creative and take ownership of your own campaigns? Then this may be the role for you!

Who we are

We are East London Sport (ELS) at University of East London (UEL). We encompass all UEL's student sport and physical activity offering, ranging from High Performance Scholarships to our Moves+ app.

Within ELS, we also have the SportsDock gym, the East London Phoenix wheelchair basketball franchise, the East London Sport Talent Pathway and Sport in Your Futures, through which we offer support and opportunities for local communities and young people.

As a marketing team our role is to support the promotion of these projects to the various audiences. We're looking for a driven, enthusiastic, and creative Sport Marketing Officer to join our team. You'll play a key role in helping us succeed in driving participation in sport and physical activity, promoting ELS' offering and achieving our Global Sport Strategy.

What you'll be doing

As the Sport Marketing Officer, you will own and deliver marketing plans across online and offline channels to a range of audiences including students, staff and public.

Responsibilities include crafting compelling content and copy for a variety of platforms, with a keen emphasis on engaging video content for social media. You'll create targeted email campaigns and collaborate closely with internal and external teams including designers, media agencies, and photographers. Developing and maintaining an understanding of ELS, SportsDock and UEL offering, as well as a wider understanding of the market are integral parts of the role.

About you

  • Experience in marketing role, with an understanding of and interest in the sport, health, and fitness industry.
  • Ability to create engaging content and copy across a variety of online and offline channels.
  • A passion for and experience in creating video content for social media.
  • Experience using email delivery software and marketing automation, ideally Microsoft Dynamics.
  • Excellent written English and ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Experience planning and prioritising work to meet deadlines, whilst pro- actively working with others to achieve team objectives.
  • Creative thinker and problem solver, always looks for innovative ways of doing things.
  • What you'll get

    Beyond a competitive salary, support, and development opportunities, we offer a comprehensive benefits package:

  • 20% pension contribution (4% from you, 16% from us)
  • 25 days holiday, plus 3 days over Christmas and bank holidays
  • Open to consider flexible working arrangements
  • A discretionary and non-contractual shared success bonus scheme with a value of up to £5,000 in the 23/24 academic year
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Discounts on Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out, and weekly shopping
  • We're committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.

    For more information or an informal chat, please contact Hope Revell on [email protected].

    Further details: Job Description & Person Specification More about our benefits

    To contact the recruitment team please phone+44 20 8223 3000 x 4600 or e-mail [email protected]

    CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

    At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.

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