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Assistant Marketing Manager

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We are the world’s largest university press. We have both a worldwide reach and a personal understanding of local needs, partnering on the ground to adapt publications and resources to meet the individual needs of communities, societies, and countries. We partner with researchers, educators, and technology partners to stay ahead of the changing ways people around the world are accessing and sharing knowledge. With a presence in more than 50 countries and millions of customers around the world, an idea launched at OUP can have global impact.

About the Role

As part of one of the world’s great universities, at Oxford we’re driven by a deep conviction that learning enriches lives, which shows in everything we do. Our vast range of books, learning resources and educational support is developed by the brightest minds to inspire every learner to achieve their very best.

This role is within the friendly and creative international marketing team who work in close collaboration with UK colleagues and the international sales and editorial teams to support schools and booksellers in over 170 countries. To find out more, visit:

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The role is particularly exciting as it is responsible for marketing implementation for our flagship Oxford International programme, plus leading on the marketing for our digital product platforms. It provides the post holder with the opportunity to learn about multiple markets across multiple countries. The post holder will develop, manage and implement the strategy for key customer groups and market initiatives, in order to increase brand awareness, sales revenue and market share. This involves producing print campaigns, such as catalogues, but it also has a particular focus on digital marketing, including email, social media, PPC and Google Analytics.

A typical day might include writing marketing strategy, monitoring budgets, holding a catch up meeting with the marketing coordinator, briefing a designer on a catalogue and creating digital content for use on social media. No one day is ever the same!

We operate a hybrid working policy that requires a minimum of 2 days per week in the Oxford office. 

About You

You will be a creative, customer-focused individual who learns quickly and has the ability to understand and respond to market need, driving the continual development of our strategy globally.

The successful candidate will have/be:


  • Experience of working in marketing and/or publishing
  • Experience of managing a budget
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and team working skills
  • Ability to manage a heavy workload with maximum attention to detail without losing sight of the overall objective
  • Well organised and able to prioritise
  • Quick to learn a range of marketing processes and systems
  • Innovative


  • Publishing or marketing qualification (e.g. CIM)
  • Knowledge of schools market
  • Experience of managing projects


We care about work/life balance here at OUP. With this in mind we offer 25 days’ holiday that rises with service, plus bank holidays and Christmas closure (3-days) and a 35-hour working week. We are open to discussing flexibility in respect to working patterns, dependent on role. We also have a great variety of active employee networks and societies. 

We help make your money go further by contributing to your pension up to 12%, offering loans and savings schemes through our partnership with Salary Finance, in addition to travel to work schemes and access to a wide range of local discounts. 

Please see our Rewards and Recognition page for more information.


Please contact with any queries relating to this role.

Please note this advert may be removed before the advertised end date, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

We are committed to supporting diversity in our workforce, and ensuring an inclusive environment where all individuals can thrive. We seek to employ a workforce representative of the markets that we serve and encourage applications from all.

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OUP UK - Oxford
Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK, OX2 6DP
  • Division:
  • Department:
    OEINT Marketing
  • Closing Date:
    22 July 2024
  • Salary:
    Dependent on skills and experience
  • Location:
    OUP UK - Oxford
  • Postcode:
    OX2 6DP
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
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