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Content Development Manager

Global Marketing & Recruitment

Company:  MU Services Ltd
Location:  Hendon
Starting Salary:  £45,830 to £52,692 per annum
Grade:  Grade 8
Contract Type:  Fixed Term - 18 months
Hours per Week:  35.5
Date Posted:  Friday 10 September 2021
Closing Date:  Sunday 03 October 2021
Reference:  MKG413
Job Details:    Job Description    

Do you want to play a pivotal role in the next phase of Middlesex University's development, supporting the launch of its new 'Knowledge into Action' 2031 strategy and its ambition to deliver sector leading engagement to its external stakeholders across all channels? We are launching a web transformation project to ensure Middlesex’s distinctive reputation and new strategy can be effectively brought to life across our websites. We are building capacity in our in-house digital marketing team to do this in collaboration with a digital agency – recruiting to a range of roles across content, UX and platform development who will work collectively with existing colleagues to ensure the project is a success. They’ll help us understand the optimum journeys through our sites which deliver business success, and the content which drives conversions. 

To be part of this exciting development as a Digital Content Development Manager, you'll have management experience in leading content change and development. You’ll have the ability to develop a strong understanding of Middlesex’s brand and values, and be able to lead a team of content developers who will audit and create content to bring our new strategy to life. This content will enthuse prospective students around study with us, and encourage partners and other stakeholders to work with us. 

You’ll need to be a highly organised, highly proficient copywriter and content specialist and a great team player, being able to liaise with a wide range of stakeholders at all levels of the University on their content development. 

In return, Middlesex will offer you an opportunity to make your mark on a high profile web project which will strongly support innovation in education marketing. You will be part of Middlesex University's strong community of professionals, who you will both help guide and will learn from. 

This is a full time role for a fixed term period, initially for 18 months with the potential opportunity to extend based on the development of the web transformation project and an assessment of future capacity needs. 

MU Services Limited Middlesex University has established a wholly owned subsidiary, MU Services Limited, to provide professional services to the University. Staff of MU Services Limited will work alongside Middlesex University staff and will be employed by MU Services Limited. All University policies and procedures and the University Professional Services Staff Handbook will apply to MU Services Limited staff during their employment, unless where expressly stated otherwise.

Middlesex is home to a diverse community of professionals. We are a member of Athena SWAN a gender-based charter, the Race Equality Charter, Stonewall Workplace Equality Index and Disability Confident. We are committed to improving employment opportunities for underrepresented groups. We particularly welcome applications from gender non-conforming individuals who are underrepresented in this area. All recruitment decisions will be based on merit. We have also made a positive commitment to employing disabled people and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role as set out in the role profile.

For further information or an informal discussion about the role, please contact Kevin Buttery, Interim Head of Digital Marketing at K.Buttery@mdx.ac.uk

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