Marketing and Communications Executive

Bristol Students' Union

Job Description

Marketing and Communications Executive

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, resourceful, and creative individual to join our vibrant team. This role supports the campaign planning and implementation of messaging and creative across Bristol SU’s internal and external communications leveraging a variety of different channels including writing content for web, print and social media, and external press.

Working closely with our Marketing Manager, and the rest of our marketing team, you’ll help further establish Bristol SU’s distinctive tone of voice, help a wide range of SU teams enjoy success with their campaigning, and support our reactive communications work.

You’ll use your skills to deliver inclusive content that speaks to our ever-changing student audience and adds value to their experience at university and interactions with the SU. And you’ll help us ensure that everyone who creates content on behalf of the brand is contributing to our vision for how we communicate.

What’s the job?

Role:  Marketing and Communications Executive

Hours:35 hours per week (to be worked flexibly – will include weekend and evening work)

Salary:£23,791 to £27,224 (starting at the bottom of the pay scale)

Contract:  Permanent

Closing date:  9am Monday 12 December 2022

Who are we?

Part business, part charity, part membership body – Bristol SU is a seriously fun place to work. ​Our professional staff do something extraordinary every day: we support student leaders to give people a voice in their education, help people get the most out of their student experience and help people make the change they want in the world. We have over 26,000 members, 400 clubs and societies, a diverse range of professional services, and an innovative strategy that will help to create an inclusive and supportive University community.

Why apply?

Because you’re excited to make a difference!

We offer lots of great benefits including enhanced pay for parents taking maternity, adoption or shared parental leave, a competitive salary for the non-profit sector, a generous pension scheme and at least 40 days’ holiday. We’re committed to helping you achieve a healthy work-life balance through flexible working and are open to considering requests for part-time working. We provide professional training so that whatever your chosen field of work, with the right mix of challenge and support, you’ll gain fantastic experience, and room to develop and advance your career.

We are proud to have been recognised through numerous accreditations and awards that demonstrate our commitment to creating a positive and supportive culture. We have appeared in the Inclusive Companies top 100 list and have won a number of awards for our commitment to diversity, including best Students’ Union. We also won a Third Sector Excellence Award at the 2018 Investors in People Awards. No wonder 93% of our employees would recommend Bristol SU as a great place to work!

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion are central to life at Bristol SU. We approach our work with positivity and celebrate our diverse and unique communities. Our people are proud of our values and care about creating diverse and supportive communities that are inclusive of age, disability, gender, identity, race, religion, sexual orientation and experience.

Be yourself, be proud of the work you do and build a career in a place that knows different is good.

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