We are looking for a high energy Content Marketing Specialist to join our University Partnerships team based in our Ponsonby Head office.  

UP Education is New Zealand’s largest private education provider with over 10,000 students across our University Foundation and Vocational Colleges across over 30 campus locations  

The University Partnerships team works closely with our University partners to support the recruitment of International Students into our Foundation, Pre Masters and Diploma programmes in New Zealand, and more recently Australia as a pathway to University study.  

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, University Partnerships, this role focuses on supporting the recruitment of International students through the creation of compelling content for all channels as well as working with the China marketing lead on joint content projects.  
Working in collaboration with the wider team, the work includes detailed programme prospectuses, web and social content, internal sales team comms, product announcements, video scripts and event invitations, as well as some creative writing.

Experience and skills needed to be successful in this role  
  • Tertiary qualified in Communications or a related subject such as Marketing/PR.
  • 2+ years writing experience preferably in product development or an education related field.
  • You will need to be able to demonstrate experience and skill with technical and creative writing, showing initiative and the ability to challenge the approach.
  • You will be required to deliver content for multiple audiences across a variety of media, in support of the divisions content strategy Attention to detail and superior English writing skills are critical.  
  • Experience with briefing design would be preferred.
  • You will be really good at managing multiple projects, sometimes combining content from many sources.
  • You will be a confident communicator and be willing and able to present your work to others,managing stakeholder feedback in a positive manner.
  • You will be able to use the Adobe Creative Suite to at least a junior level) and be confident in updating marketing materials in InDesign for print and digital use.
  • You will need experience in using CRM platforms to support digital campaigns and communications with students and agents
  • You will have WordPress editing experience and the skill to create landing pages for campaigns and post stories, events and new programme content.        

What it is like to work here:
The University Partnerships marketing team is built on a culture of trust, support and hard work. Your individual contribution will be highly valued and our team culture encourages active participation and mutual respect.  

UP Education is an organisation who values excellence, partnership, innovation and care. We are passionate about providing opportunities for our staff who in turn are changing the lives of our student body through the teaching and learning experience. We are striving to be the best in the business, we have some exciting business growth ambitions and we need the committed and talented people to help  us get there
UP Education Limited
Full Time from November 1st, 2019
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