Contract term: permanent, full time

Location: Richmond, London

Salary: £24,000 per annum


The Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION) is the UK’s longest established and respected higher education institution and thought-leader in nutritional therapy and lifestyle sciences.  This is an exciting time at the Institute as we look to grow and develop new programmes & awards.

This a new position within a growing marketing team in an established institution and a great opportunity for a recent graduate to play a key role in supporting student recruitment and to manage the social media content plan.

You will support the Admissions Officer to deliver enrolment targets for all ION programmes and will take a pro-active role in the follow-up and conversion of students applying for academic programmes, working closely with the Admissions Officer in achieving this goal. 

The successful candidate will support the Marketing & Communications Manager with the implementation of the Marketing Strategy by taking the lead in managing the Institute’s social media outlets as well as supporting the wider content provision. Working across teams you will help in the creation of films and graphics for better engagement. This role presents a unique opportunity to get hands-on experience and build your career skillset and responsibility levels and to grow your experience within a brand-new role and have an impact across a thriving organisation.

Do you have?

  • A recent undergraduate degree in a marketing discipline
  • Demonstrable social media management experience
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • A skillset demonstrating excellent customer service

This could be the role for you.

In return we offer a competitive salary, and a dynamic & inclusive work environment.

To apply, please send a comprehensive covering letter detailing your interest in the role and how your experience to date will benefit your candidacy along with a current CV to [email protected].

Recruitment Timeline

  • 15th November – applications close.
  • 16th November – shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview and given task to prepare ahead of interview.
  • 22nd November – tasks to be returned for review.
  • 28th and 29th November – interviews at ION, Richmond, London.
  • December – employment start.


Job Description


Committed to Equality and Diversity, The Institute for Optimum Nutrition is an independent educational charity. Registered company number 2724405, registered charity number 1013084.