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Student Engagement Marketing Lead

Careers and Employability

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £28,762 to £33,314 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 12 February 2023
Reference:  002723

We are seeking applications from motivated individuals to the post of Student Engagement Marketing Lead in the Employability and Careers Service.

Possessing excellent verbal and written communication skills, you will ideally have previous experience of working in student support and/or marketing in Higher Education career development support. You will demonstrate good IT skills and the ability to work on your own initiative. Excellent inter-personal skills and a pro-active approach are essential, together with accuracy and a keen eye for detail. Previous marketing and careers experience would be an advantage.

You will lead the team responsible for student engagement within the Employability and Careers Service. This will involve coordinating staff and student ambassadors to be a professional and welcoming first point of contact for students and other stakeholders’ needs. The role holder will provide advice and solutions to routine day-to-day queries raised by users of the Service.

The post holder will lead on updating online careers information and material/courses, as well as updating the website, digital screens and social media campaigns.

The University of Surrey is a global university with a world-class research profile and an enterprising spirit. Inventive and forward thinking, Surrey has ambitions to be one of the world’s leading universities. In 2022, we were awarded the Times and The Sunday Times ‘University of the Year for Graduate Employment’ and the ‘Best University of the Year for Careers/Employability Service’ at the National Undergraduate Awards.  

We are proud of our consistently high ranking in graduate employability amongst chartered universities in England, and our excellent reputation for the long-established Professional Training placement programme.

In addition to your salary, you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement, pension provision and excellent development opportunities. Our benefits package also includes an exclusive discounted membership package to the Surrey Sports Park and an on-site Nursery. 

We particularly encourage applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented within the Employability and Careers team. In addition, we are members of the Disability Confident employer’s scheme.

Any interested party is welcome to contact the Head of Employability and Careers, Mrs Frances Gow (, to discuss any specific aspects of the role.

Interviews are expected to take place on the 27th of February 2023. 

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In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.






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