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Marketing and Communications Manager

Postby pec27 » Mon Sep 02, 2019 3:53 pm

Directorate of Research, Innovation and Engagement

Marketing and Communications Manager
Grade 8
Starting salary £42,036

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at

This role provides an opportunity for a talented PR, Marketing and Communications professional to play a central role in some of the most innovative strategic developments in UK higher education landscape.

Located in the Directorate of Research, Innovation and Engagement, the postholder will develop and lead the implementation of a PR, communications and marketing programme to support the Directorate’s strategic objectives. The Directorate’s diverse responsibilities include developing and managing a fast-growing growing Science and Innovation Park, a Business Gateway to provide an easy route to University expertise, programmes of innovation support, alumni relations, supporter development, professional research support, impact local growth and partnership development, as well as a vibrant public arts programme. Our ‘New Keele Deals’ with local partners around culture, business, health (and other areas to come) articulate our strong commitment to making a difference in our local communities, and will be one of the key areas of focus for this role.

Supported by a Communications and Marketing Officer and Project Assistant, the successful candidate will work with the Director and leadership team in Research, Innovation and Engagement, whilst benefiting from a line management relationship with the Director of Marketing and Communications.

For informal enquiries please contact Lorraine Westwood on 01782 733940 or Ann Pittard on 01782 734498.

This post is open to internal candidates only. In order to be eligible to apply for this post you must be covered by any of the following:

a) Keele contract of employment
b) Work within a Keele University School/Department as an agency worker
Please contact if clarification is required.

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.

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Keele University employees wishing to apply should login to Employee Self Service and click on the 'View current vacancies' link.

Closing date for applications: 23 September 2019
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