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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

Digital Marketing Project Manager

Salary: £31,406-£40,927

Vacancy reference number EN27962

Closing date: Sunday 3rd October 2021

The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)  is a globally influential institute within the University of Cambridge working on a mission to develop leadership and solutions towards a sustainable economy.
Our work has never been more relevant as leaders in business and government look to ‘build back better’ from the Covid-19 global pandemic.  In our eyes, this means an economic recovery which prioritises investment and innovation in solutions to climate change, the restoration of nature, whilst delivering inclusive, resilient societies.

We are looking for a creative, driven and detail-oriented digital marketing professional with a wide range of skills to support the continued growth and impact of our online learning portfolio. This exciting portfolio has significant status both in its global reach and impact and its suite of courses covering leadership, communications, sustainable business and finance. 
The role will form part of the Communications and Marketing team, who play a key role in building CISL’s reputation for impact, and attracting high level delegates, and global companies and innovators, to our executive programmes, advisory services, start-up accelerator and other sustainability initiatives.

The role

Working closely with the Online Education team you will oversee, develop and implement a range of marketing campaigns and approaches to generate interest from individuals and companies, and promote the impact of our programmes.

The role will own delivery of specific marketing plans focused around digital marketing, content marketing, affiliate management and direct email marketing and will be supported by the wider Communications and Marketing team, which is responsible for CISL’s websites, social media channels, publishing, CRM, design, content and PR.

Key skills and experience:

  • Experience delivering successful digital marketing or managing the digital marketing elements of multi-channel campaigns.
  • Content-led marketing; organic approaches to lead generation, as well as pay per click and targeted direct marketing.
  • Experience of managing and segmenting data for targeted marketing.
  • Experience in managing search engine optimisation, pay per click campaigns and Google Tag Manager.
  • Ability to produce high quality marketing and promotional materials, including copy-writing for digital channels and delivering high quality digital marketing assets alongside creative agencies and partners.
  • Technical skills in using online platforms, such as website CMS, email marketing platforms and social media channels.
  • Experience using analytical tools and reports to communicate marketing performance to internal stakeholders.
  • Experience in working with CRM or similar data management systems, or with marketing automation platforms, to support data-driven marketing.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Effective prioritisation and attention to detail, whilst working to multiple, tight deadlines.
  • Ability to build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
  • Degree level qualification or equivalent professional experience.

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Digital Marketing Project Manager - Job Opportunities - University of Cambridge

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