Market Insight Officer Marketing (UDOL), Derby

Derby, Derbyshire
£26,498 to £29,131 per annum
10 Oct 2018
28 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an extraordinary place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work. Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you'll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress. Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years. We achieve outstanding results for our teaching* and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff. Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

Do you want to play an important role in driving strategic planning and business growth in one of the UK’s leading providers of online education?

Online learning is shaking up the education sector and is fast becoming a study mode of choice for learners across the globe. The University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL) is one of the UK’s leading providers of online education and is dedicated to delivering degrees and Higher Education courses to students around the world who require more flexible study options. Our innovative and sector leading approach to delivering undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, professional courses and CPD is making a positive impact for many people and our workforce is driven to ensure the very best online student experience for each and every learner.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced and driven Market Insight Officer to join the UDOL team. You will work closely with the UDOL's management, commercial and academic teams to inform strategy planning and decision making through the provision of insights and a deeper understanding of customer behaviours to ensure recruitment and commercial targets are achieved.  As Market Insight Officer, you'll be developing, co-ordinating and conducting a range of market research projects that identify opportunity and inform UDOL strategy, as well as monitoring and observing market conditions, industry movement and competitor activity to keep abreast of trends and identify opportunity.

Applicants will be experienced and passionate market research professionals, with experience in conducting primary and secondary research projects, involving qualitative and quantitative research techniques, together with a history of analysing market research findings and presenting outcomes and recommendations to senior management level.

If you’re ready to further your market research career and are looking for a varied, challenging and exciting insight role within a dynamic, fast-paced and forward thinking educational environment which is at the forefront of online learning and driven by excellence, then we would like to hear from you.

Position location: University of Derby Online Learning, Enterprise Centre, Bridge Street, Derby

Fixed Term: 12 month

Application closing date: 28th October 2018

More details and to apply (via UoD website and application form)