Senior Research Communications & Events Coordinator Ref 10574

School/department: University of Sussex Business School
Hours: Full time. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Permanent  
Reference: 10574
Salary: Starting at £27,131 rising to £31,411 per annum (pro rata if part time)
Placed on: 24 January 2023
Closing date: 20 February 2023 Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: TBC
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

The University of Sussex Business School is seeking a Senior Research Communications & Events Coordinator to join the busy and highly successful Research Impact, Communications & Engagements (RICE) team. The team plays a vital role in delivering the School Research Strategy, which facilitates the production of world-class research across our 5 academic departments; ensuring our high-quality research is effectively disseminated and its benefits shared with stakeholders the world over, including governments, think tanks, businesses, charities and others.

Our research is renowned for tackling some of the greatest challenges of our time, from post-Brexit trade and the societal impacts of innovation, to climate change and the challenges of achieving the sustainable development goals. Our work is among the most highly cited in the world and our research income levels are consistently among the highest of any business school in the country.

The Senior Research Communications & Events Coordinator will produce content for our communications across various channels, support the delivery of conferences and events, and facilitate engagement with key stakeholders such as regulators, business leaders and policy makers. The post covers a variety of tasks in an exciting and fast-moving environment, providing opportunity to develop skills across a range of areas.

Please contact Richard Taylor, Senior Research Manager, for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 10574 [PDF 137.95KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

  • "This role may be eligible for sponsorship. For a job to be eligible for sponsorship it needs to be assigned an eligible SOC code & meet minimum salary requirements and be full time. Please contact so they can check if this role can be assigned to an eligible SOC code and meets the minimum salary requirements. You can also consult our Skilled Worker Visa Information page for further information"

How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) 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.

You might also be interested in: