Marketing and Communications Officer

British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS)


Closing date:   20 June 2021
Location:   London (currently home based)
Region:   London
Employment type:   Full Time
Salary:   £23,000 - £27,000 p.a.


We have an exciting opportunity to join the British Universities & College Sport (BUCS) team, as Marketing and Communications Officer. BUCS is committed to providing the best student sport experience, and your role will be to help showcase the value of higher education sport.

Reporting to the Marketing and Communications Manager, you will play a key part in delivering internal and external communications to members, students, national governing bodies, alumni and commercial partners. You, along with the rest of the team, will be responsible for all digital communication coming from BUCS, and it will be a varied and busy role, with big opportunities to support at events, leagues and competitions. 

We are looking for at least two years' experience in a voluntary or paid marketing or communications role. The position demands excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, creative flair for both written copy and graphic design, and the ability to work using your own initiative. This is an amazing opportunity to make your mark on an exciting industry and to impact the future of student sport.

Please see this document for the full job description.

Working at BUCS
BUCS prides itself on being an ambitious and challenging place to work whilst aiming that staff also enjoy work, have development opportunities, and have fun.

The contracted place of work will be 20-24 Kings Bench Street, London. However, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, BUCS staff are working from home. The appointed candidate would need to be able to work from home.

We are yet to define what the future of work looks like for BUCS, but there will be a need to travel to London 2 or 3 times a week.

To apply: Send a CV, covering letter (maximum 500 words) and Equal Opportunities form to [email protected].

Closing date: Monday 21 June 2021 at 9am

Interview: Interviews will take place over video call during the week commencing 28 June 2021

We will only be able to provide feedback to those who reach the interview stage. If you don’t hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that, unfortunately, your application has not been successful.

Applicants should have the right to work in the UK and will be asked to provide proof of their eligibility to work in the UK before employment is confirmed.

Data Protection statement
Any personal data submitted to BUCS in the course of this recruitment process will be held securely and processed solely for the purposes of recruitment. It will be held for the duration of the recruitment process, and if employed by BUCS, for the duration of the contract of employment and to fulfil the statutory, or recommended, retention periods when no longer an employee of British Universities and Colleges Sport. BUCS will comply with data protection legislation at all times and in line with BUCS Privacy Policy.

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