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Digital Marketing Officer

Surrey Sports Park

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £21,420 to £22,440
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Tuesday 27 November 2018
Closing Date:  Tuesday 11 December 2018
Reference:  093318

 

The Digital Marketing Officer will be responsible for delivering high quality digital content for Surrey Sports Park, Surrey Scorchers Basketball, Surrey Storm Netball and Team Surrey, including (but not limited to) video, audio and copy, aiding our online reputation, sales targets and ensuring that we become the heartbeat of sport and fitness in Surrey.

Working closely with the Marketing Manager and the rest of the Commercial Department at the Sports Park, you will be a champion for all of our online channels, producing daily content that is original, innovative and inspiring for our many different audiences and ensuring commercial priorities are met. This includes all digital output across a seven day week, working closely with the team to ensure a balance of editorial and informative messages.

We are looking for an individual who will enhance the reputation of the Sports Park, Team Surrey and the two franchise teams, while building on areas of improvement and adding your own innovative ideas and experience into the mix. You will be confident in using a digital camera to capture high quality film and video, and you will know your way around desktop video editing software (e.g. Adobe PremierePro or similar).

We are looking for someone who lives and breathes sport and social media. Someone who looks for inspiration from across all levels of the industry and likes to challenge themselves in almost every project they work on. We want to you drive content and messages in a creative way, always pro-actively seeking new stories and creating compelling shareable content to grow our social media followings. You will need to be on top of the current digital trends for sport and fitness and ensure that we are keeping in-line with our competitors.

One moment you could be creating fitness tip videos with our Health and Fitness Team, the next you could be clipping match highlights, interviews or behind-the-scenes content with our professional athletes, so being comfortable with variation and a high-paced environment is vital.

Your work has the potential to be seen by thousands of people worldwide, so ensuring that brand messages are consistent, and enhance our reputation, while maintaining momentum with regular content and originality, is paramount.

Due to the nature of the role and the business, some unsociable hours should be expected, including late nights and weekends at certain times, especially during franchise seasons.  

Surrey Sports Park is at the heart of sport and physical activity in Surrey, and our mission is to deliver the best possible sport, health and wellbeing experience to our University of Surrey students and to the wider SSP community. We provide strategic added value to the University by delivering an outstanding student experience through social and competitive sport and providing an excellent environment for wellness and fitness for Surrey staff and students, and our community impact is significant both culturally and physically. The team is passionate and high performing, and the business model requires us to deliver a self-sustaining, well managed and customer service focused business.

If you would like to discuss this role further please contact Teresa Leese: t.leese@surrey.ac.uk

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable.

Please note CVs cannot be accepted without a completed application form.

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