Head of Campaigns Ref 617

Communications and External Affairs

Permanent, Full time
Salary range:  Starting at £38,896 and rising to £46,414 per annum
Closing date for applications:  Monday 29 February 2016
Interview date: Week commencing 14 March 2016


The Head of Campaigns will devise strategic PR and communications campaigns encompassing media relations, events, experiential, digital, stakeholder and internal communications which engage with the University’s wide range of audiences.

Working directly to the Director of Communications and External Affairs, this newly-created, senior post will be responsible for developing well-conceived, well-executed and measurable campaigns which reflect and promote the University’s own communications objectives, but also identify and respond to future trends thereby positioning the University as forward-looking and innovative.

The post holder will be an experienced, enthusiastic individual with a proven track record of devising and delivering fully integrated communications campaigns for successful organisations and brands. 

They will have experience of all aspects of campaign delivery including evaluation, budgeting and project management.  The highest level of written and verbal communications skills are a priority in this role.

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 Application form - non-academic post [DOC 183.00KB]

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