International Market Research Officer

Job Title: International Market Research Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Colchester
Salary: £29,301 - £32,004 per annum
Reference: REQ00675
Contact Name: Mandy Fox
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 07, 2017 16:35

Job Description

The Department

Communications and External Relations brings together the main areas involved in leading the University’s strategic positioning and profile.Engaging with students, staff and stakeholders we promote the University’s excellence in research and education, and ensure its profile is communicated in a consistent way. We take an innovative and creative approach to our work and are at the forefront of new and best practice in communications, marketing, and stakeholder and customer service.

The Role and Duties

We are looking for a proactive and enthusiastic individual to take on this challenging role. You will be part of a creative and dynamic Marketing and Student Recruitment team, working alongside the Head of Market Intelligence and other colleagues across the University to ensure future international recruitment initiatives and developments are shaped on the basis of decisions informed by high quality research and analysis of market and competitor data. This is a great opportunity to make a real contribution to the continued growth, development and success of the University.

Qualification and Skills required

You should have a degree or equivalent level qualification and advanced market research skills/experience, preferably gained within a marketing context. You should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as sound administrative skills and experience of dealing with multiple priorities and tight deadlines.

At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

Please visit our website ( for a full job description, person specification and more information relating to this post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an application.  Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice or help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please telephone the Resourcing Team (01206 874693/873521).

Closing date: 5 July 2017

Interviews are planned for: 19 July 2017