Marketing Assistant (Full-time)

Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall, Cambridge

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 23rd Dec 2021
  • Salary: £23,487-£27,116
  • REF: EA29610
  • Closes: 23rd January 2022
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Continuing education is currently one of the most exciting, prominent and fastest changing fields in global higher education. The University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) is an established leader in the field, tracing its roots back to 1873. ICE is based at the historic Madingley Hall campus, four miles west of Cambridge.

As identified in the Government’s Industrial Strategy, continuing education will be central to upskilling and re-skilling sectors and communities affected by technological change or Brexit. It also serves as an essential gateway to higher education for mature students.

Whether mid-career health professionals learning about genomic medicine, mid-life adults seeking to change careers in emerging sectors such as coaching, creative writing or science communication, or retirees studying the history of art or philosophy, ICE provides world-class courses, drawing on the resources of one of the world’s best universities, for adults from all backgrounds.

To support our growth plans we wish to appoint two Marketing Assistants. The Assistants will work as part of the Marketing team and have responsibility for supporting marketing activities to achieve the Institute’s strategic goals.

The role-holders will support initiatives in the Institute’s marketing plan, including organising recruitment events, implementing targeted campaigns using digital and traditional channels to meet student recruitment targets, and producing marketing content for a range of channels, including publications, articles and videos.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a customer-facing target-driven sales or marketing environment. The candidate will have basic knowledge of digital technologies such as social media, live chat, SMS, email, search engine optimisation, CRM systems and have previous involvement in organising promotional or student recruitment events.

Excellent written, verbal communication and IT skills and the ability to prioritise workload and manage a number of tasks effectively are all essential to succeed in this role.

Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be made to the Marketing Manager, Francesca Axe at . Questions about the application process may be directed to

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The closing date for applications is Sunday 23 January 2022 .

Interviews are expected to take place on Wednesday 02 February 2022.

Please quote reference EA29610 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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