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JOB VACANCY

Marketing Assistant

The Academic Division publish books, journals and digital resources for the research, professional and higher education markets.

We are seeking an enthusiastic Marketing Assistant to join our busy journals marketing team.

The Marketing Assistant is responsible for providing support across a list of prestigious journals, assisting with the marketing campaign implementation to ensure that key promotional activities are carried out on time and to budget.

Core responsibilities of the role include:

  • assisting Marketing Managers to implement and report on key campaigns in order to execute each journal’s marketing strategy
  • carrying out essential marketing tasks using a full range of digital and social media marketing tools, as well as print, advertising, and conference promotion (including some international travel)
  • helping to prepare marketing reports and plans
  • working closely with colleagues in Editorial, Exhibitions, Web Marketing, PR, social media, and other teams
  • researching markets key to our titles, and carrying out required data analysis

About You

Some experience of working within a marketing and/or publishing environment would be preferable but is not essential. The ideal candidate will have:

Essential:

  • excellent organisation and prioritisation skills with the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • exceptional attention to detail with the ability to work accurately and quickly without supervision
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • a strong sense of initiative with the ability to make appropriate suggestions for improvements to both marketing campaigns and working practices
  • highly creative and have a can-do, positive attitude

Desired:

  • knowledge of social media channels
  • experience of using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.), and a knowledge of HTML would be an advantage

Please note, candidates would need to be available for an assessment centre interview on Thursday 10th January.

For any queries in relation to this vacancy, please contact lucy.freeman@oup.com

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


 
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OUP UK - Oxford
Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK
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  • Division:
    Global Academic
  • Department:
    Journals Marketing
  • Closing Date:
    2 January 2019
  • Salary:
    In the region of £21,000 depending on skills and experience
  • Location:
    OUP UK - Oxford
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Ref:
    0879
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