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Marketing and Communications Manager

Listed by Brighton Students' Union


Please note that there is not a closing date on this vacancy as we will be using a rolling recruitment process. This means that we will assess applications as they come in and close the vacancy when we have found a suitable candidate. We therefore recommend that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.


£32,000.00 - £35,000.00


Contractual Hours - 37.00 per week


Interview Date - TBC


The Vacancy
We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Manager to head up our Marketing and Communications team who are based on the Falmer campus. 

The Marketing and Communications team are responsible for ensuring that engaging and timely information is sent to and from the students across physical and online channels – including marketing, commercial and membership activities.

Working for BSU
BSU is a fun vibrant Union, and we are committed to providing equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and recruiting staff who are representative of the University's demographic make-up.  We welcome applications from those who have life experience of working in or with minority communities.

For further details about working for us, please click on the links below to see why our Union is such a great place to work.

The Role
The role will be responsible for delivering high quality and impactful marketing and communications across all physical sites and online channels, to increase student awareness and engagement with Brighton Students’ Union services and activities. 

Experience and Knowledge
Applicants will need to be able to demonstrate their knowledge and experience of:- 

  • Devising and delivering an effective marketing plan.
  • Creating engaging and targeted communication campaigns for specific groups.
  • Leading on successful marketing campaigns, including planning, delivery and evaluation.
  • Using a variety of appropriate social media platforms for professional purposes.
  • Managing a small multi discipline team of staff and/or volunteers.

A good understanding and/or experience of working with under-represented groups and how this affects the work of the department is also important.

The Person
The successful candidate will need to be adaptable, creative, have exceptional organisational and project management skills, and the ability to create and maintain strong stakeholder relationships.  In addition to this, they must share and display the Union’s core values which are: Inclusive, Approachable, Dynamic, Supportive and Transparent.

The Hours
This role is being offered on a permanent full-time basis and will primarily be based at the Falmer Campus, with regular travel to other campus locations as required.  We are happy to consider hybrid of home & office working for the right applicant.

To Apply
For further information regarding the role, please download the Job Description and Person Specification. If you are interested in applying and believe you can make a difference to our students, please click on  the Candidate Information Factsheet above for an explanation of the application process.

When you are ready to apply, please send a copy of your CV to 

Good luck with your application.

The Recruitment Team


If you have any further questions regarding the Union or the role, or there are any adjustments we can make to any stage of our recruitment process which would assist you in submitting the best application that you can, please do get in touch.  Additionally, if you are unable to open any of the documents above, please do contact us and we will email them to you as an attachment.

You can email us at and we will respond to you as soon as we can.


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