Marketing Administrator

Location:  Cambridge, GB
Category:  Administration and Customer Services

Marketing Administrator

Fixed term – 12 months – Full time

Salary: £19,000 - £23,800

Location: 1 Hills Road

What it’s about


We are looking for an enthusiastic person with excellent organisational skills and a good knowledge of MS Office, to work as part of the International Marketing Support team in our Business & Marketing Unit. This post plays a key role in supporting the timely delivery of marketing projects and activities and ensuring the prompt, cost-effective distribution of promotional and other materials to our customers throughout the world.

The International Marketing Support team is responsible for providing day-to-day liaison between the marketing team in head office and our regional marketing teams across the globe. The team is responsible for maintaining up-to-date understanding of local market priorities and activities and providing central support as appropriate. This includes coordinating input and feedback into marketing plans, tactical campaigns and support and the supply and distribution of centrally produced materials.

There are opportunities for development within this role and you will work with lots of different teams across the organisation.

What you’ll be doing


The responsibilities of the post include:

  • processing orders for a range of promotional materials and publications
  • stock control and providing detailed analysis of stock and costs
  • keeping up-to-date records of publishing, marketing communications and digital projects
  • being first point of contact for overseas colleagues seeking access to marketing materials
  • liaising with our despatch department on a daily basis
  • some occasional lifting of boxes.


What we’re looking for


  • excellent prioritisation and multitasking skills are essential
  • educated to A Level standard or higher
  • proven administrative skills and experience in a complex office environment
  • competent in the main Microsoft Office packages
  • highly numerate with excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • enjoy working under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • meticulous attention to detail as the role requires recording and analysis of financial data
  • experience of working in a Marketing department of an international organisation would be desirable
  • interest in the education sector would be desirable.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader and be rewarded with valuable learning opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits.



In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive package of benefits to help with your life both inside and outside of work:


•           Generous contributory pension

•           28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays

•           Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary)

•           Enhanced maternity/paternity pay and childcare voucher scheme

•           Childcare vouchers

•           Employee discount and cash back scheme at 2,500 retailers

•           Cycle scheme

•           Season Ticket Loan

•           Subsidised staff restaurants

•           Support for professional qualifications

•           Discounted access to the University of Cambridge Sport Centre, along with various other local gyms.


Who we are

Cambridge Assessment English is a part of Cambridge Assessment, a department of the University of Cambridge. We are the global leader in English language assessment. We help people learn English and prove their skills to the world. We provide exams in English for speakers of other languages taken by over 5 million candidates worldwide each year, as well as the leading range of qualifications for language teachers.


Work/life balance is important to us here at Cambridge Assessment, and we offer all our colleagues a range of flexible working options, which suit both the business and the employee. So please let us know of any flexible working requirements when applying and we can see how we can support you.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 26/02/2018  and interviews will be held on 15 March.

Going forward all Job Description content will be incorporated into the body of our Job Adverts. This allows candidates to read all the job information no matter where they have seen the job role. A separate job description document may be sent out at the interview invite stage but will include the same content as our advert. 

As part of your recruitment process you will be required to undergo a background screening. This will be carried out by our selected supplier, Credence Background Screening Limited. 

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