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Mathematics in Education and Industry (MEI) seeks a MEI Marketing Officer

Post Title:                    MEI Marketing Officer
Location:                     MEI Office, Trowbridge, UK
Line Manager:             MEI's Programme Leader for Business Development and Communications
Rate of Pay:                £18,000 - £20,000
Contract:                     1 year, with possibility of extension.
Hours:                         Full-time (37.5 hrs per week).
Application:                 By email to [email protected]. Include a completed MEI Job application form, your CV, and a covering letter detailing your reasons for applying.
Closing Date:              13 June 2018.   Applicants who have not heard from us by 16 June 2018 should assume that they have not been successful on this occasion. 
Interview date:            22 June 2018
Special Conditions:     This post may involve occasional time away to take part in events.


About this role

This role involves contributing to the effective marketing of MEI's products and services, and supporting the organisation of MEI's events.


Job description

As part of the Business Development and Communications team, you will play a vital role in supporting marketing activities. Based at our office in Trowbridge, you will work closely with other members of staff, who will provide expertise in MEI's work and in mathematics education. You must be self-motivated, confident and able to work on your own initiative, with excellent organisational and communication skills.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • implement planned multi-channel marketing and communication campaigns, including:
    • arranging the development, production and distribution of materials to promote MEI products and services, including liaison with graphic designers and printers
    • preparing and issuing direct mailings via email and post
    • preparing material for use in social media
    • writing articles for newsletters
    • liaising with MEI's partner organisations to provide mutual marketing support
  • organise MEI's presence at conference exhibitions and representing MEI on exhibition stands
  • maintain MEI's marketing databases
  • gather and analyse market-related data
  • monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of MEI's marketing initiatives
  • support the organisation of MEI's annual conference and other events


Person Specification


  • excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • the desire and commitment to provide excellent service
  • the ability to communicate effectively face-to-face, by telephone, and using a range of written media, with a good standard of English and a confident and courteous manner
  • good attention to detail
  • the ability to organise and prioritise own work, ensuring that agreed plans are completed in good time and using initiative to solve problems that arise
  • the ability to work well as part of a team, and to develop and maintain positive working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders
  • self-motivated, quick to learn, and willing to develop new skills
  • willing and able to undertake occasional visits to other locations
  • IT literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications


  • previous experience in a similar role
  • degree level qualification
  • marketing qualifications
  • experience of exhibiting at events
  • experience of maintaining databases, performing mail merges, using CRM systems, and/or marketing through social media
  • experience of working in an educational setting and an interest in mathematics and/or education
  • full driving licence and willingness to use own car for occasional travel to events
  • previous experience of using Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
  • previous experience of working with basic HTML