Digital Marketing and Content Officer

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 27 July 2021

Salary: £25,000 to £26,000 per annum dependant on experience

Specific Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Digital Marketing and Content Officer

37.5 hours per week


£25,000 to £26,000 per annum dependant on experience


About Us


Hartpury University and Hartpury College are among the UK’s leading specialist education providers in agriculture, animal, equine, sport and veterinary nursing. Located in Gloucestershire, Hartpury University and Hartpury College sit side-by-side on a beautiful 360-hectare campus. We provide world-class facilities to more than 4,000 university and college-level students studying undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, A-levels and diplomas, as well as undertaking industry research. The University holds Teaching Excellence Framework Gold and has 96% graduate employability, whilst the College is rated Ofsted Outstanding in all areas. A passionate and innovative business culture and exceptional support networks make Hartpury an ideal career choice.


About the Role


The Digital Marketing and Content Officer will play a key role in developing Hartpury’s digital presence, primarily focusing on social media and web content, whilst supporting other digital marketing activities, which could include email and advertising campaigns.


This is an exciting, challenging and rewarding new role for the right candidate to join a fast-paced, award-winning marketing department, as the university and college continue to expand in-line with ambitious plans. 


About You


You will use your experience and passion for digital marketing and social media to creatively source, write, and edit engaging multimedia content and stories for a range of channels and audiences, focusing primarily on supporting the achievement of student recruitment objectives.


You will have experience of pro-actively developing content plans and using social media management software to drive campaigns. Ideally, you will also have working knowledge of using web CMS systems to update and develop high quality website content.


What we Offer

  • Wellbeing events and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Employee Discounts Scheme
  • Onsite fitness facilities
  • Support for continuous professional development
  • Flexible working opportunities available
  • 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. 


Click the button below to see full details and to apply online or telephone (01452) 702135 to request documents by post.


Click here to see the Full Job Description and Person Specification.


The closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 27th July 2021.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 3rd August 2021.


Hartpury values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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