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Marketing Executive

We have been a leading figure in publishing for more than 500 years. We have always been a forward-looking organization, maximizing the technology for the day, but the digital revolution is bringing enormous change, fast. That same spirit of adventure and entrepreneurialism is critical to our future success. In a fast-changing publishing landscape, OUP welcomes the inquisitive, the inventive, and the ambitious; people who challenge the conventional, and pioneer the possible.

About the Role and You

As our new Marketing Executive, you will support the Academic Marketing team in developing and implementing marketing strategies across subject lists, under guidance and based on departmental goals and objectives. You will also support managers across the team on campaign implementation.  Marketing Executives help to develop and implement strategic marketing plans, use data to inform target areas, develop understanding of their subject area, create campaign plans, monitor social media, develop/procure engaging content, attend conferences to gain market knowledge and provide regular reporting and analysis among many other duties!  Success in this role will be monitored against, usage, engagement and society and author happiness!

You will be communicating with people internally and externally, including books, journals and online editorial staff, representatives across the marketing division and other administrative functions as well as key societies, authors, external journal editors, suppliers and new outlets and journalists.

Having already worked in a marketing role, you will have:

  • Experience applying strategy
  • Experience implementing campaigns
  • Ability to build strong stakeholder relationships
  • Strong analytical and communication skills

This is a great opportunity to continue building your marketing career in a supportive team. 

Please be aware that this advert may close earlier than the indicated end date.  Please ensure that you submit your application as soon as possible.

We are thinking through how we use our offices in the future and are open to discussing flexibility within this such as a blend of office and home working. We expect this role to require approximately 4 days per month in the Oxford office. 


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 of working hours and the use of technology to support regular remote working, 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. 

Equal Opportunities

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
  • Division:
  • Department:
    Academic Central Marketing
  • Closing Date:
    27 October 2021
  • Salary:
    Dependent on skills and experience
  • Location:
    OUP UK - Oxford
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
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