Human Resources

Student Recruitment and Marketing Manager - QMUL21209

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: £38,084 to £44,807 (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL21209
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 15-Jan-2020
Closing date: 15-Feb-2020

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About us

Queen Mary is one of London and the UK’s leading research-focused universities. With over 20,000 students, it is among the largest of the colleges of the University of London. Queen Mary’s 4,000 staff teach and research across a wide range of subjects in Science and Engineering, the Humanities, Social Sciences and Laws, and Medicine and Dentistry.

This post is within the School of Engineering and Materials Science, a large School with approximately 70 academic staff and 45 postdoctoral research staff. There are around 1000 undergraduate and taught postgraduate students and 220 PhD students. Circa 40 administrative and technical staff support the staff and students. The staff and student body are international in make-up. The School holds a departmental-level Bronze Athena SWAN award and is committed to equality of opportunity.

About the role

The school of Engineering and Materials Science at Queen Mary University of London has a vacancy for a Student Recruitment and Marketing Manager.  This is a key member of the professional services team within SEMS with responsibility for managing marketing, communications, student recruitment and outreach. The focus is increasing the number of applications, and achieving a high rate of conversion, across our undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes, from well-qualified potential students in line with our strategic aims for recruitment and widening access. The post-holder will work collaboratively with colleagues from central teams (UK Marketing and Student Recruitment, International and Corporate Communications) to enhance the profile of the School and ensure the effective delivery of their objectives.

Candidates should be educated to degree level or equivalent and have considerable experience of working in a marketing and/or communications role as well as planning, managing and monitoring budgets. Excellent presentation and communication skills are also essential to the role.

The post is a full-time, permanent appointment and is available from the end of February 2020. Starting salary will be in the range £38,084 - £44,807 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Jackie Dawes at or on +44 (0) 020 7882 8737.

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Closing date for applications is 15 February 2020.  Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

The School of Engineering & Materials Science holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science and is a registered member of WISE. We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support for the attendance of conferences. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN and the WISE principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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