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Content Designer

Marketing and Communications

Location:  Brighton - Moulsecoomb
Salary:  £29,605 to £32,982 per annum
Closing Date:  Thursday 29 February 2024
Reference:  MK5065-24-048

Are you a talented Content Designer who cares about improving the experience of students on their journey into higher education? The University of Brighton is looking for an individual to join our dynamic team, playing a crucial role in developing and maintaining student recruitment-focused web content. This is an opportunity to contribute to our strategic student recruitment goals and make a positive difference to the experience of new students.

About the role: 

As a Content Designer, you will collaborate with service area and information owners, as well as the marketing team, to ensure that published content is user-centred, accurate, timely, persuasive, and aligned with the university's brand and recruitment objectives. Emphasis will be placed on effective collaboration, adherence to content standards, advocacy for user accessibility, and driving continuous improvement in content based on performance analysis, user needs, and strategic objectives.


  • Develop student recruitment-focused content, primarily on the university website, following user-centred design principles.
  • Contribute to regular website content audits and evaluations, identifying areas for improvement and implementing necessary changes.
  • Collaborate with content owners and stakeholders from across the university to develop or update recruitment-related content, aligning with content goals.

Your profile:

  • Clear and creative writing ability, producing grammatically correct, accurate, engaging, and audience-focused work.
  • Experience collaborating with subject matter experts and stakeholders, building important relationships.
  • Knowledge of how to create effective content for websites and other digital channels. This includes experience in content auditing, writing and editing (including pair writing), user research and developing user stories.

What we offer:

  • A collaborative culture that values learning, development, and teamwork.
  • Opportunities to grow professionally in a supportive environment.
  • Competitive benefits, including flexible hybrid working arrangements.
  • Regular opportunities for engagement and personal growth.

This is a full-time permanent post based in Brighton, UK. We operate an agile working system with time split between working on campus and at the employee's home. It is the University's expectation that home working will take place within the UK.

For more about the role and what we are looking for please take a look at the job description.

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Further details:

The University is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment for all staff regardless of age, disability, family or caring responsibilities, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief (including non-belief), sex and sexual orientation. We embrace equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment and are committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive community. We particularly encourage applicants from Minority Ethnic backgrounds because the University is under-represented by Minority Ethnic staff.

For the vast majority of our roles, we operate an agile working system with time split between working on campus and at the employee's home. It is the University's expectation that home working will take place within the UK.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.



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