Digital Marketing Assistant

Job Title: Digital Marketing Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Job Published: July 24, 2018 16:10

Job Description

Lewisham Southwark College are looking for a Digital Marketing Assistant to join the Student Recruitment and Marketing team.

The Marketing Team won the Gold FE First Marketing Team of the Year Award 2016, the FE First Silver School Leavers Recruitment Campaign 2016, and were shortlisted by TES for the Marketing / Communications Campaign of the Year 2017.

The Role and the Person

We're looking for an enthusiastic, proactive, and innovative digital marketer. The role works alongside the Digital Marketing Manager to maintain the main College website -, including other websites - along with all digital presence for the College, including: course listings, advertising, social media, push email campaigns, designing newsletters and internal communications to staff and name a few.

We're a creative team and want someone to come in with ideas about how we can make our digital communications stand out from the crowd. Relationships and communication are key within our organisation, so the successful candidate will need to have strong skills in these areas.

We are a small and busy team, and therefore flexibility to assist with deliverables is expected.

Previous Experience and Skills

We're looking for someone who has enthusiasm to learn about digital marketing and how it fits in the wider strategy to assist with recruitment objectives. The successful candidate will complete end-to-end campaigns themselves and work on a wide range of topics and projects on a daily basis.

We require someone with:

  • An eye for detail to complete important updates and amends
  • A creative mind to be able to engage a wide range of target audiences
  • Knowledge of how a web management functions
  • Willingness to learn multiple systems and processes
  • Ability run email marketing campaigns
  • Knowledge of how social media can be used to engage prospective students
  • Data handling and processing

Previous experience working in education isn't essential.

The Department

The Student Recruitment and Marketing team are made up of two teams, in total 6 people: Events and Digital, who all work to the Head of Student Recruitment and Marketing. We also use specialist partner agencies - who work with us to deliver against our marketing plan and the strategic business objectives.

This role is a full time (1.0 FTE) permanent post working 35 hours per week and will be based mainly in our Lewisham Way (SE4 1UT) campus, which is a few minutes from St Johns train station and on many bus routes. There will be some travel required to our Southwark campus (SE1 8LF), and other London locations for meetings.

In addition to a competitive salary, you will also receive generous benefits which include 30 days' annual leave, Local Government Pension, medical insurance, childcare vouchers and interest-free annual season ticket loan.

For further information about the Digital Marketing Assistant role, including the job profile and person specification please click HERE

Closing Date: 6 August 2018

Interview Date: 15 August 2018

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