Commercial Marketing Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st October 2019

  • Advertised from 4th October 2019
  • 37.5 hours per week. Permanent.
  • Annual Leave: 35 days per year


Edinburgh University Students’ Association is looking for a Commercial Marketing Officer to join the Marketing & Communications Team.

The Commercial Marketing Officer is a key role within the dynamic marketing and communications department of one of the world’s oldest students’ associations. The role is responsible for delivering on and offline promotions for the Students’ Association’s commercial activity, which includes retail outlets, conferencing facilities, bars, cafes and a large entertainment and events programme; ranging from weekly club nights to comedy nights.

As such, the role demands commercial acumen, creative flair and up-to-date knowledge of promotion trends for club nights, live entertainment and sales of food and drink from our cafes and bars.

Experience of working to tight deadlines, and a professional approach to process and internal client support is required.

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual looking for a rewarding hands-on commercial marketing role.

The Person

A commercial, confident, and creative marketer with demonstrable experience of developing and delivering promotions in a fast paced sales and promotions environment.

The Commercial Marketing Officer is required to produce fast and accurate work, undertaken with a keen eye for detail, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

The ideal candidate will have high expectations of themselves and others, with a passion for detail and the ability to complete projects on time and to a high standard.

Organisational Information

Edinburgh University Students’ Association is an award-winning organisation, which exists to provide diverse services, representation, and welfare support to the community of over 39,500 students at the University of Edinburgh. By providing opportunities, helping to create change and offering support, we're here to help students get the most out of their time at Edinburgh. We have four venues around the University of Edinburgh campus – King’s Buildings, The Pleasance, Potterrow and Teviot Row House – which house our offices, cafés, bars, clubs, spaces for students to meet, study and socialise. We are a registered charity and all of the income we generate from our commercial activity goes back in to supporting our members.

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Application notes

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The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 21 October

Interviews will be held in Edinburgh on Friday 1 November

Further information will be sent to shortlisted candidates.