Content Manager

Northumbria University

About the job

Northumbria University’s Marketing Department is seeking a highly experienced, innovative content marketeer to develop and lead our content strategy. Working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, the role holder will report the Assistant Director, Marketing.

An excellent project manager, with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, you are able to influence at all levels and are well practised at motivating colleagues to consistently deliver to the best of their abilities.

To be successful in this role you will have extensive experience of:

Collaborating with a diverse range of stakeholders and managing cross-institutional teams

Developing and delivering brand building content that can be repurposed across multiple channels and for multiple audiences

Developing processes to ensure content is compliant from a legal, data and brand perspective

Managing complex projects, with particular experience in Digital Asset Management systems

Managing external agencies and suppliers and freelance content creators – including students

As the Content Manager, you will also be expected to work with the wider Global Marketing and Business community, and the University as a whole, to deliver on key projects and initiatives.

If you would like any additional information or an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Fiona Akerman (

To apply for this vacancy please click ‘Apply Now’ and submit a Covering Letter and your CV and where relevant any documents specifically request in the Role Description and Person Specification.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.

We welcome applications from the UK and across the world. Visit our web pages for details about the Information and Support for International Colleagues.

Our team is currently working remotely and in future we anticipate a blended approach incorporating remote working with some campus-based engagements.

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