Marketing and Events Officer - AD2024RH

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 12 Apr 2024

Start date: As soon as possible

The University of St Andrews, in its ongoing efforts to enhance strategic objectives, is looking to fill the vacant position of Marketing and Events Officer within the Admissions team. This role is critical in leveraging creativity and digital innovation to support the University's and Admissions Unit's goals.  

The Marketing and Events Officer is tasked with designing, implementing, and evaluating effective, student-centered marketing activities. A key responsibility includes leading Admissions events to enrich the applicant experience and aid potential students in their decision-making process. Working within the Admissions team, the Marketing and Events Officer aims at a broad spectrum of recruitment goals across undergraduate, postgraduate, and online courses for both UK and international markets. This role is vital in upholding the University's dedication to attracting a diverse and talented student body.  

The role of Marketing and Events Officer is suitable for the creatively inclined individual, someone who possesses the unique ability to animate the narratives of our students, academic staff, and groundbreaking research in ways that are both captivating and resonant with a diverse student body. The successful candidate will be capable of bringing to life the essence and vibrancy of St Andrews through fresh, engaging, and energetic campaigns to a variety of students from diverse backgrounds.  

This role offers a rare opportunity to play a significant part in the direction of the admission’s marketing activities, ensuring that St Andrews continues to attract the academically brightest students from a diverse range of backgrounds.  

If you're interested in this role, apply now or email Shereen Derkani, Marketing Manager, at [email protected] for an informal chat about the position.

Employees of the University have access to a wide range of staff benefits including:

  • Annual leave of 34 days, plus 5 public holidays
  • Financial contribution to relocation
  • Membership of the S&LAS Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
  • A hybrid working environment, including partial homeworking where appropriate and a range of family friendly policies 
  • Staff discount scheme for local and national goods and services
  • Free staff parking, employee Carshare and Cycle to Work Schemes and subsidised local bus travel
  • Subsidised sports membership, reduced tuition fees on degree programmes for staff/children of staff, access to library facilities, salary sacrifice scheme and a range of wellbeing initiatives 

Applications are particularly welcome from people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.  

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online:

This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Information on other visa options is available at or by contacting our HR Immigration Team on [email protected]

Closing Date: 12th April 2024

Please quote ref: AD2024RH

Further Particulars: AD2024RH FPs.docx

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