• Marketing Strategy Manager

    Milton Keynes, £40,792 to £48,677 plus exceptional benefits

  • About the Role

    Driving marketing strategy to change lives

    A career in marketing at the Open University is like no other, a unique and well-loved brand, we make higher education open to all and support over 200k students every year to achieve their goals and change their lives.

    Marketing is leading the way in widening the Open University’s appeal to ensure that our brand is as relevant today as it was at our launch in the 1960s. We are at a hugely exciting point of our evolution, recognising the need to innovate, challenge and disrupt to increase relevance and recruit more new students each year.

    The role

    We are looking to appoint an exceptional marketing strategy professional to join the Marketing Strategy & Insight team. The role holder will be responsible for identifying and driving opportunities for growth within and outside of our existing markets and products, as well as supporting the wider Marketing Unit strategy & planning needs. Here at the Open University, growth means increasing the opportunity for even more people to engage in life changing learning.

    Skills and experience

    • Do you have experience in sourcing and synthesizing wide ranging information to create strategic insight?
    • Do you have experience in developing marketing strategy?
    • Do you have the skills to manage annual planning processes ensuring multiple stakeholders are appropriately engaged?
  • Why Work With Us

    Change your life today

    How would you like to help someone change their life? The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education. 

  • Play a Key Part

    All of our roles play a key part in our students' journey. We have a range of exciting opportunities for ambitious academics and researchers, as well as top class teaching and professional servicesroles.

  • Employee Benefits

    • Pension Scheme

      Staff have the option of contributing to a pension scheme called Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).

    • Annual Leave

      33 days holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure days.

    • Wellbeing+

      We're dedicated to supporting employees through challenging times, whether it be in relation to health, life or at work.

    • The Open University Club

      The Club offers sports clubs and other interests such as gardening, astronomy and photography. The Club also organises social events.

  • If you think you'd be perfect for this role,

    we'd love to hear from you

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