Date
22nd September 2022

Job Title: Marketing and Communications Officer (12-month Maternity Cover)

SUMS Group is hiring a Marketing and Communications Officer which is a position that plays a pivotal role in raising and maintaining the strong reputation of the SUMS Group across the HE sector.

Salary: £30,000 pro-rata, 1.0 FTE, 12-month Maternity Cover

Reporting to: Head of Marketing and Communications

Location: Remote, with some travel required to our head office in Reading and other locations in the UK.


About You:

We are looking for a proactive and enthusiastic self-starter to work in a small team providing marketing and communications support to the wider organisation. This is a multi-faceted role where building good relationships is essential. The right candidate will demonstrate a “can-do” attitude, excellent inter-personal communication, writing and proofreading skills, and will be data informed. They will have a keen interest in the vibrant and dynamic higher education sector, joining a team that seeks out innovative solutions and best-practice business processes whilst delivering the “day-to-day” at a consistently high level.

The Role:

The SUMS Marketing and Communications Officer plays a pivotal role in raising and maintaining the strong reputation of the SUMS Group across the HE sector. The role is responsible for developing impactful campaigns and related collateral and interacting with internal and external stakeholders to deliver SUMS Group messages and support SUMS Group members and clients. They will contribute to the development of digital and hard copy material, including publications, videos, podcasts, social media and web content to support current members and attract new members and clients to our community.

If this sounds like the right fit for you, you can find full role details and a person specification above. Please submit your CV and cover letter as soon as possible to sums@reading.ac.uk.  We reserve the right to close applications when we have an appropriate pool of candidates.