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Marketing and Communications Manager

Salary:  £37,362 to £49,384 per annum pro rata
Post Type: Part Time: 28 hours per week
Contract Type:  Permanent
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Monday 06 June 2022
Reference:  11-2022

This is an exciting opportunity to manage marketing communications at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS).

The Marketing and Communications Manager is a senior role within a dynamic team responsible for our marketing and fundraising communications and our external affairs. The successful candidate will lead development and implementation of IDS marketing strategies, including digital marketing in support of fundraising, post graduate student recruitment, and short courses. They will be the overall editor for the IDS website and social media channels with responsibility for increasing reach and impact. In addition, the post holder will work closely with the Head of Communications and Engagement to deliver IDS corporate communications, including leading on the design and production of our Annual Review.

We are seeking an experienced marketing and communications professional who has a strong track record in growing the direct response to integrated marketing campaigns and utilising data analytics and reporting metrics to identify audience trends and market opportunities. The post holder will be the Institute’s specialist in marketing communications and champion knowledge sharing for innovation across IDS. The post reports to IDS’ Head of Communications, line manages a Communications Support Officer, and matrix manages a Digital Marketing Officer and Communications Assistant.

IDS is based at the University of Sussex near Brighton in the UK.

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IDS is committed to eliminating discrimination, and to embedding and supporting equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce, in our work and in all our activities. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity and particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented at IDS.

Our vision is of a more equitable and sustainable world, where people everywhere can live their lives free from poverty and injustice.

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