Web Content Officer (x2 Positions)

Brighton, East Sussex
£24,565 and rising to £28,452 per annum
03 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Sussex is seeking two Web Content Officers to join its Web Team. We’re looking for highly organised team players with experience of delivering web content and a panache for writing engaging copy.

Whether you come from an agency, HE or non-governmental organization background, you will need:

  • Excellent client and customer service skills, working as you will alongside our 11 Academic Schools and Professional Services.
  • You will need a good understanding of how different digital assets can be used to best effect to make a compelling web offer that ensures an engaging user experience.
  • A keen eye for detail and skills and experience in writing copy for the web is essential, as well as having knowledge of other web technologies to help deliver high quality web content to further enhance the Sussex website and brand.
  • Core activities in this role include copywriting, ensuring relevant web pages work in tandem with high quality digital and social media campaigns, undertaking detailed competitor research and ensuring that Sussex content continues to engage.

The Web Content Officers will be based in the Web Team who are a part of the larger Digital and Creative Media Team and will support members of the Marketing Team.

They will also work alongside current editors of School and Professional Services websites ensuring that content and page elements comply with University brand and web standards.

The University Web Team is responsible for supporting the development of and for implementing high quality web content for the academic Schools and Professional Services of the University. The team are central to building a ‘digital first’ philosophy at the University and ensuring that our content drives success.

This is an exciting time to join the Digital and Creative Media team within the Student Recruitment and Marketing Division at Sussex. The work of the team is central to our brand proposition and achieving ambitious recruitment targets. We take an evidence based approach to our marketing communications at Sussex and a significant area of work for the Web Content Officers will be providing a detailed knowledge of the changing nature of digital engagement, our competitors, as well as delivering comprehensive evaluation of our web metrics to refine our activities.

Closing date for applications:  28 October 2016

Expected interview date:  week commencing 7 November 2016

For full details and how to apply please see http://www.sussex.ac.uk/aboutus/jobs/1256