Sports Marketing Officer (Part time, Fixed term, Maternity Cover)

With award-winning campuses in the United Kingdom, China and Malaysia and over 40,000 students from 150 countries across the world, the University of Nottingham is a truly global university. Our reputation for excellence is matched by our sporting pedigree, and we're proud to include numerous Olympic and Paralympic medallists and international-standard athletes amongst our students and alumni. 

The University of Nottingham offers a sector-leading range of sporting facilities including the David Ross Sports Village which opened in 2016. The £40 million sports village provides a premier training and competition venue for elite athletes, fitness and social sport and supports us to deliver an outstanding student sporting experience combined with a top quality global education. More recently, University of Nottingham Sport has been awarded the Times and Sunday Times Sports University of the Year in 2019 and 2021.

We're seeking a motivated and dynamic Sports Marketing and Communications officer to join our Marketing team for 12 months to cover maternity leave. The successful candidate will support the development and implementation of our marketing strategy with a focus on raising the profile of University of Nottingham Sport and supporting income generation through the promotion of facilities, membership and services. They'll play a key role in driving engagement across a range of our projects including our popular Headliner Series, Home and Wellbeing Hub, our app developments as well as our virtual and in-person events. 

With a proven track record in developing and managing integrated marketing campaigns, the role holder will be able to successfully engage and communicate with stakeholders through all channels. Our key market is students, so skills in digital marketing are a must.

The role requires a high degree of collaboration with colleagues and other departments, therefore we're seeking someone who's both personable and a strong team player. 

The post is offered on a part time (29 hours per week), fixed term contract for 12 months. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Mark Bullock, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit;

For all successful international applicants, including EU/EEA applicants from January 2021, we offer an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses to the UK, including visas and the NHS surcharge. For more information follow this link

This position does not fulfil the UK Visas & Immigration sponsorship criteria for Tier 2, therefore we can only accept applications from candidates who already have the right to work in UK.

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