Marketing Campaigns Officer (MCO)

King's College London

Job id: 068767. Salary: Grade 5 £35,502 – £40,333, including London weighting.

Posted: 09 June 2023. Closing date: 26 June 2023.

Business unit: External Relations. Department: Marketing Operations.

Contact details:Elizabeth Stalberg. [email protected]

Location: Lavington Street, Guy’s Campus. Category: Professional & Support Services.

Job description

The purpose of the Marketing Campaigns Officer is to support the Marketing Campaigns Manager in the delivery of marketing campaigns to achieve their objectives to increase the volume of applications from high achieving students across King’s portfolio of courses, and convince offer holders to accept their offer and enroll. 

This is achieved through:  

  • The creation and curation of various mediums of content; 
  • Deployment and supply of content across all channels including; social media, events, email, web, print, student ambassador management and display advertising; 
  • The organisation, delivery and evaluation of on-campus and online events including; open days, open evenings, taster and offer holder events.

This post will be offered on an indefinite contract (35 hours per week).  

This is a full-time (35 hours per week)  post

Key responsibilities

  • Delivery of assets and creation of content including: video production/editing, copywriting, project management of print materials, photography, interviews.  
  • Application of content via the website CMS, organic social media activity, on-campus events and any other channels as required. 
  • Planning, organisation and delivery of online and on-campus events.  
  • Meeting with internal stakeholders including Brand & Marketing, Faculties, corporate communications, student services teams and current students/alumni and student ambassadors. 
  • Briefing external agencies and managing relationships with suppliers. 
  • Use data from web analytics tools and from the Data, Insights & Reporting team to track, understand and report on the effectiveness of content and events to inform relevant marketing activity.

Skills, knowledge, and experience 

Planning and problem solving

  • Understand the student recruitment campaign objectives and targets and ensure the effective delivery of agreed marketing activities.  
  • Identify marketing activities and content opportunities to support campaigns to meet objectives that may include: 

– Developing awareness and interest amongst the target market; 

– Lead generation and conversion to application; 

– Offer-holder conversion through to enrolment; 

– Recruitment across different cultures and geographies to achieve diversity in the classroom. 

  • Support the development and implementation of marketing campaigns to successfully promote King’s portfolio of courses and launch new courses and/or formats. 
  • Support the development and implementation of the content and social media strategies across student recruitment campaigns. 
  • Support the development and implementation of the content on the website across a variety of student recruitment campaigns. 
  • Support the development and implementation of the event strategy across student recruitment campaigns. 
  • Student ambassador recruitment and management.  

Project management

  • Project management of small and medium-large scale projects, including the planning and delivery of marketing activities across campaigns, including (but not limited to): 

– Asset production (videos, photography, audio, printed collateral, promotional items) 

– Copywriting (multi channel) 

– Website updates 

– Events (on-campus, online, on-demand) 

– Student Ambassador Management

  • Curation of content for use across all channels including on King’s website, social media channels, publications and printed materials, email communications, advertising and online and face-to-face events. 
  • Management of internal and external stakeholders to ensure projects are delivered on time and to scope. 
  • Measurement and tracking of projects to ensure they meet objectives, targets and are on time and within budget.  
  • Provide information for end of campaign reports. 

Communications & networking**

  • Ensure close collaboration with colleagues across the Brand & Marketing department to ensure a smooth, inclusive and integrated delivery of marketing campaigns. 
  • Build professional relationships in order to negotiate and influence with academic and professional service staff, to ensure a consistent, comprehensive and cohesive delivery of marketing activitities. 
  • Build relationships with student ambassadors in order to manage content delivery and ensure support for key activities across the campaigns.  
  • Develop and manage relationships with external suppliers to support the delivery of activities for marketing campaigns and individual projects to ensure the key messages for target audiences are delivered.

Teamwork and collaboration

  • Support the department on additional key activities as required including ad-hoc recruitment events.
  • Perform other such duties as specified by either the Marketing Campaigns Manager or Head of Marketing Campaigns.

Essential criteria  

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Demonstrable marketing experience at a similar level to that required by the job description 
  • Strong organisational skills 
  • Strong project management skills 
  • Strong written and verbal skills 
  • Excellent attention to detail 
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills 
  • Knowledge of a website CMS and/or HTML 
  • Experience of managing time sensitive projects
  • General administrative/office experience 
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines 
  • Desirable criteria

  • A relevant professional marketing qualification 
  • Experience of working with multi-media content 
  • Experience of digital marketing 
  • Interest in digital marketing and social media 
  • Knowledge of multi-media editing software 
  • Applications close: Sunday 2nd July

    Interviews: w/c 10 July

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