Wessex Institute Career Opportunities

Located amid the beautiful New Forest National Park in Hampshire, the Wessex Institute aims to develop a series of knowledge transfer mechanisms, particularly directed towards the exchange of information between academics and professional users within the industry.

The Wessex Institute organises an extensive annual conference programme, held in many different locations around the world. These meetings are a product of the many formal international links and scientific contacts that the Institute has. Originally focused on physical sciences and engineering, the range of topics covered by the meetings has expanded to cover a wide variety of fields.

 

Current vacancies


Marketing Coordinator

Reference ID: WITMC22

Location: Ashurst, New Forest National Park (SO40)

Hours: Full-time (Monday to Friday, 9 am – 5 pm), Permanent

To provide marketing support to its events and publishing departments, the Wessex Institute is seeking to employ a Marketing Coordinator.

Responsibilities and duties

Working with the Wessex Institute and WIT Press teams to promote our conference programme, short courses, webinars and publications. Including:

  • Manage and develop the marketing strategy across all channels
  • Implement and track marketing and paid advertising campaigns
  • Manage social media accounts and blogs
  • Manage the content of multiple websites
  • Create promotional graphics for both the web and print
  • Write promotional content to match with the brand and the target audience
  • Coordinate direct mail marketing campaigns
  • Collect and analyse customer feedback
  • Produce regular marketing and sales reports
  • Effectively manage mailboxes
  • Distribute the metadata and content of WIT Press publications
  • Attend locally held WIT events to promote publications

Highly desirable qualifications and skills

  • Microsoft Office (particularly Excel)
  • Email marketing, including knowledge of HTML
  • Website CMS (Joomla)
  • Google Analytics
  • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Buffer)
  • SEO
  • Adobe Creative Suite (including Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat)

Due to our location, possession of a driving license and own car is highly advisable.

Please apply with your full CV and cover letter explaining why you are suitable for this position to:

Simon Ibbotson - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


 

Conference Coordinator 

Reference ID: WITCC22

Location: Ashurst, New Forest National Park (SO40)

Hours: Full-time (Monday to Friday, 9 am – 5 pm), Permanent

The Wessex Institute is looking for a full-time Conference Coordinator to work as part of a team within the Conference Division.

Responsibilities and Duties

The role involves the administrative organisation of a number of academic conferences held around Europe, and the successful applicant will be expected to travel abroad approximately three or four times per year, for a few days on each occasion. The applicant will be the main point of contact for all attendees and have responsibility for managing registrations, processing payments and budget monitoring. The role also involves liaising with the Conference Chairman, members of the ISAC and keynote speakers. As Conference Coordinator, you will have the responsibility of organising the conference programme as well as arranging travel and accommodation for the conference team and social events/excursions for delegates. The ability to interact with international delegates is essential.

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player with initiative and an eye for detail. Applicants should have excellent communication skills, administrative experience, and have the ability to work on a number of conferences at different stages. Good knowledge of Microsoft Office package (particularly MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

Due to our location, possession of a driving license and own car is highly advisable.

Please apply with your full CV and cover letter explaining why you are suitable for this position to:

Simon Ibbotson - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.