Digital and Social Media Manager

  • Job Reference: CC11857
  • Date Posted: 3 July 2024
  • Employer: University of Bath Students' Union
  • Website:
  • Location: Bath
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £29,605 to £36,024
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications, Marketing & Communications, Media, Digital & Creative
  • Job Type: Full time, Fixed term
  • Duration: 12 months

Job Description

The SU is looking for a vibrant creative individual who is an excellent communicator to join a fast-paced busy team that supports communication for the whole of the Students' Union.

You will have responsibility for multiple social media platforms as well as an influence over a variety of digital communication outlets. You will not only be responsible for creating content but also for training others and looking after a team of student creators. 

The role is ever changing and we’re looking for someone who is adaptable, and who has a real interest in communications and a passion for content creation. Strategic thinking and data insight will be crucial to continually improve our digital communication.

You will have: 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to be student-led and have empathy with the cause, mission, and values of The SU
  • Ability to fully immerse yourself in The SU brand, style, and tone of voice
  • Works under own initiative to deliver objectives to agreed targets and a high standard.
  • Manages time, workload, and priorities according to strategic need.
  • Open, flexible, and transparent ways of working.
  • Creativity and innovation within work, with a strong attention to detail.
  • Experience of working within the Higher Education sector or with young people 
  • Knowledge of social media networks, effective use and current trends.
  • Excellent knowledge and application of standard IT packages.
  • High level of literacy and ability to draft various communications.
  • Experience of filming and editing video content to a high standard.
  • Knowledge of graphic design programmes such as Photoshop / Canva.
  • Experience with training and facilitating the development of others.

Further information

This is a full-time role (36.5 hours per week) for a fixed-term period of 12 months.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Helen Webb, SU Marketing & Communications Manager at

Interviews are scheduled to take place on 23/24 July 2024.