External Engagement Manager Ref 2539

School/department: University of Sussex Business School
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need)
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 2539
Salary: Starting at £33,797 and rising to £40,322 per annum
Placed on: 19 November 2019
Closing date: 16 January 2020.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: Week commencing 27 January 2020
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

The University of Sussex Business School is seeking an experienced professional to lead on facilitating and monitoring both in-bound and pro-active engagement with its external stakeholders, which include alumni, entrepreneurs, business leaders and community partners.

The post requires a high level of customer service skills with the ability to build professional relationships with a range of clients and alumni, and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

The External Engagement Manager will need to demonstrate strong customer marketing skills with a proven track record of engaging customers, as well as nurturing and developing relationships and a demonstrable track record of marketing success in an international environment.

The External Engagement Manager will work with the Dean, Associate Dean of Engagement, and the Head of Professional Service to develop and implement the External Engagement Strategy within the broader Engagement strategy.

The External Engagement Manager will play a key role in engaging employers and community organisations in a wide range of high profile engagement activities across teaching, research, entrepreneurship, executive training and consultancy.

Download job description and person specification Ref 2539 [PDF 186.39KB]

How to apply

Download our professional services application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to bmecrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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