Senior Marketing Manager, Acquisition & Brand

Open University
Milton Keynes
12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


£49,772 to £55,998 (plus exceptional benefits); Ref: 13344

Temporary contract for 12 months

Based in Milton Keynes

A rarely available peach of a role is ripe for the picking at The Open University.

We’re a well-known, much loved UK brand who makes education open to all. We support over 200,000 students every year, helping them to achieve their dreams and change their lives.

Our aim is lead the category and ensure our campaigns are bold, innovative and responsive to increase consideration, the number of enquiries we generate and ultimately the number of students we recruit each year.

We’re looking for a savvy, commercially-minded media and creative expert who knows how to drive results-focussed through-the-line campaigns. Our campaigns span TV, Radio, Cinema, Press, Out of Home and Digital, so you’ll need the full breadth of channel experience.

The Role:

This is a key position within the Acquisition and Brand team, so we’re looking for someone a bit special. We work with the best media and creative agencies in the UK, so you’ll know your potatoes when it comes to briefing agencies and getting the best from them. From managing on and offline creative production through to getting down and dirty with media plans, you’ll have a positive can-do attitude. solid negotiation skills and experience of leading a team.

You’ll have oodles of multi-channel campaign delivery and media buying experience and be able to demonstrate how your campaigns have delivered robust ROI.

This is a 12 month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave and you must be available to start by 3 April 2017.

Closing date: 12 noon 21 February 2017

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.