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  • Posted on: 02nd Sep 2021
  • Salary: £34,304 - £40,927 per annum
  • REF: REQ05101
  • Closes: 15th September 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Job description

Communication, and External Relations

CER brings together the main areas involved in leading the University’s strategic positioning and profile. Engaging with students, staff and stakeholders, we promote the University’s excellence in research and education, and ensure its profile is communicated in a consistent way. We take an innovative and creative approach to our work and are at the forefront of new and best practice in student recruitment, admissions, communications, marketing, and stakeholder and customer service.

Duties of the role

We are looking for a Stakeholder Engagement Manager to lead on the planning and delivery of external stakeholder communications. It is the responsibility of the post holder, to ensure campaigns are aligns to key corporate themes such as accountability and transparency, diversity and inclusion, sustainability and international collaboration (YERUN, YUFE).

The successful candidate will support our international work, including advanced institutional visits, international graduations and support for worldwide regional offices.

Skills and qualifications required

In order to be successful, you must have a degree or equivalent qualification or relevant and significant experience.

It is essential that you have excellent communication skills, specifically written, with significant experience of creating impactful content for a variety of stakeholders and experience of commissioning design and video content. You will have also have experience of leading and motivating staff.

You will have the ability to produce high quality work within deadlines, together with strong attention to detail.

At the University of Essex, internationalism and diversity is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries, faiths and backgrounds, where you can find the world in one place.

To support this commitment we have our Global Forum, a staff-led network that promotes and celebrates the rich cultural diversity among Essex staff, and our Colchester campus based Faith Centre, which hosts regular services, meetings and events organised by our chaplains and faith representatives. For more information see: https://www.essex.ac.uk/life/student-facilities/religion-and-faith

Please see the attached job pack, which contains a full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role plus more information relating to the post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an application. Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice or help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please contact resourcing@essex.ac.uk

*More information: Working at the University

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