Falmouth University

Falmouth University

Senior Digital Officer

United Kingdom

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About The Role

We are seeking a Senior Digital Officer , to join a talented team of digital marketers, and have a focus on copywriting and project management.

The successful candidate will have a real eye for detail, and be comfortable with a varied workload: one day, you may be interviewing an academic about a new research project and turning this into a story for our news pages, the next you may be supporting our Videographers on a shoot or supporting with scripts. It's a role for someone who is organised, communicative and happy to be adaptable.

About You

The ideal candidate for this role will need to be proactive, organised and willing to adapt to new challenges. They'll be able to build rapport with colleagues and students, and manage their own varied workload with support of the wider marketing team. It's a fast-paced environment, and we are looking for people who are able to plan effectively, but are also able to adapt in response to the needs of our student recruitment cycle.

We are looking to hear from candidates who have the following skills/experience:

  • Copywriting for multiple platforms, such as news features, website content and email marketing
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Good general digital skills, such as experience of updating website content (ideally in Drupal) and reporting on successes
  • Managing creative projects; such as working with our Videographers to support scripts and location shoots for short video, or working with third parties on sponsored content deadlines
  • For further details on the skills/experience required for this role, please see the full job description above.

    This is a full-time role with optional hybrid working. As a team, we currently work a minimum of 2 days per week from our Penryn and Falmouth campuses, or candidates are welcome to work 5 days from campus if preferred.

    Please note we are not accepting fully remote applications for this position: it's an important role that will need regular time on campus attending events, shoots and communicating with stakeholders.

    If you are looking to have an informal discussion about the vacancy ahead of applying, please email [email protected].

    The closing date for this application is Sunday 25 February 2024.

    About Us

    For more than 120 years, Falmouth University has been a hub of creative and technological education and change. We are Cornwall's University, a strong local and anchor institution within its defining rural and coastal community.

    Our mission is to deliver exceptional higher education and research, harnessing the fusion of creativity and technology as foundations of the future economy. We use our knowledge and expertise in these disciplines to generate positive and sustainable opportunities for all.

    In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer excellent benefits, including:

    - Employer Pension Contribution up to 12%.

    - 28 days + 8 days bank holiday.

    - Annual salary increments (Until top of grade reached)

    - Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Pay/Adoption Pay

    - Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme (Tusker)

    - Salary Sacrifice Cycle Scheme

    - Salary Sacrifice Home & Tech Scheme

    - Life Assurance

    Full details on our employee benefits can be found on our careers pagewww. falmouth.ac.uk/jobs. Alongside these benefits we offer a first class working environment across our campuses with all the facilities you would expect from a leading University.

    A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by Falmouth Staffing Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Falmouth University. Employees of Falmouth Staffing Ltd work alongside Falmouth University colleagues in the delivery of Falmouth's strategic vision and will adopt Falmouth University's HR policies and procedures in full.

    Falmouth University welcomes and encourages job applications from people of all identities and backgrounds, particularly those under-represented and/or marginalised, as it is important we have a diverse range of candidates to consider.

    Job details


    Senior Digital Officer


    Falmouth University


    United Kingdom


    February 06, 2024

    Application deadline

    February 25, 2024

    Job type



    Arts and Culture,Computer Science,Business and Economics

    About the employer

    Falmouth University is a multi-arts university in the south-west coastline of England in Cornwall. It is based across two campuses, one in Falmouth and the other in the close by town of Penryn. It was at first established in 1902 and later officially became a university in 2012. Apart from traditional fine art subjects, it currently offers degrees in advertising, architecture performance and marketing. In recent years, Falmouth has seen significant progress and investment where a new media centre has been established in 2017 covering photography and animation courses. With the association of the University of Exeter which carries out research on digital economy and sustainable, the organization has opened a library and teaching space named The Exchange. Falmouth students have recently positioned the university first in the UK for campus environment, library administrations and student welfare in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey. Its arrangement of courses covers the broadness of the creative industries, from art, design and fashion to gaming, music and film.

    Students have access to proficient standard creative facilities. At Falmouth University, they work in association with various specialist institutions from the UK and around the globe. The organizations make more opportunities for students, ensuring access to excellent higher education in the creative sectors. Their chosen partners share the values and quality guidelines. They incorporate higher, further and private schooling providers globally and in the UK, who offer courses at varying levels and in differing modes. Students start their studies with either Falmouth University or a partner association but transfer to the next organization part-way through to finish their studies. Toward the end of their studies, they get grants from both Falmouth University and the partner association.

    Academic Skills Group gives advice on the abilities required for academic study. Consultants can converse with students about everything from essay writing and time management to giving presentations and planning, research and writing dissertations. Student guides train second or third-year students from each course. Each new undergraduate student has a student coach, acting as a friendly face and point of for any inquiry they may have during their first year at Falmouth. Course facilities incorporate performance and recording studios, proficient standard photography facilities, excellent computerized manufacturing technology and a TV studio and display.

    Students can personally visit the employability group at both campuses for careers advice and guidance. Support incorporates help with finding part-time work while at college, placement and internship opportunities, advice with CVs, applications, interviews, freelance work and starting a business. Falmouth additionally offers opportunities to study or work abroad as a major aspect of a degree. The Erasmus and Study Abroad Group can support students in arranging this enhancing experience.

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