Job description


Digital Marketing Assistant (3153)

The university Sport department is responsible for delivery of the non-academic sport and physical activity offer at Manchester Met.  With an outstanding facility portfolio, award winning activity schemes and an ever growing programme of opportunities to support the health and wellbeing of the university staff and students, it is an exciting department to be involved with.

As a University with over 34,000 students, we also have the ambition to become one of the most active Universities by providing sport and physical activity for all. We currently engage over 6,500 students and over 1,500 staff a year.

About the role:
We are currently seeking a highly motivated and creative individual to work with us for to help raise the profile of MMU Sport amongst students, staff and the local community, with a particular focus promoting our sporting offer.

You will work closely with the Sport Marketing team and Platt Lane Sports Complex staff to create strategy, content, key messaging and developing engaging weekly content. As part of this, you will coordinate and commission new photography, video content and marketing materials as required.

This is an exciting opportunity for a budding marketing and communications professional to kick-start their career and gain valuable experience in the world of digital marketing and in the sport/fitness/HE sector.

About you:
To be successful in this role, you will have exceptional organisational skills, able to manage a vastly varied workload and a range of stakeholders, both internal and external. You’ll be a great communicator, a team player and keen to learn new skills in this challenging but rewarding opportunity.  

You will need to be proficient in social media use and have knowledge of using a range of channels to achieve a desired outcome and tangible results.

Candidates must have a knowledge and understanding of the Higher Education sector and previous work within the sector is desirable.

If you would like to apply, please take the time to consider the essential criteria in the job description and provide us with a CV and cover letter that demonstrates your suitability for the role.

For informal enquiries please contact Phil Cook at 

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring and particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in the University workforce.

We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations about this throughout the application process.

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Manchester All Saints Campus
Oxford Road, Manchester, UK, M15 6BH
  • Location:
    Manchester All Saints Campus
  • Faculty / Function:
    Professional Services
  • Salary:
    Grade 4 (£20,675 to £22,417 pro rata)
  • Closing Date:
    30 May 2021
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