Assistant Communications Manager

University of Leeds
February 12, 2023
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Assistant Communications Manager

Are you an experienced communications professional, passionate about using your skills to improve care? Would you like to engage with healthcare professionals, researchers, patients and the public to share their experience and promote research? Would you like to lead programmes of work across the country and with partner organisations, working across communication disciplines?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within the NIHR Clinical Research Network where you will plan, coordinate and deliver multi-channel targeted communications to support projects and campaigns aimed at a variety of audiences including the Network, NHS, patients and the public and NIHR customers including the life sciences industry.

With an excellent eye for a story and attention to detail, you will have strong verbal and written communication skills to turn often complex information info effective news stories and digital content. You will need brilliant interpersonal skills to be able to develop effective working relationships with stakeholders at all levels to enable efficient business delivery.

The role reports into one of the Communications Managers, will lead their own communication projects and support the Communications Managers on key pieces of communication. This role sits in the Stakeholder Engagement and Communications Directorate. The role holder will work closely with other members of the CRNCC Communications team, the Local Clinical Research Networks and cross NIHR to support and deliver the organisations objectives.

The employer for this role will be the University of Leeds.

At the University of Leeds, we are committed to providing a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity that attracts, supports, and retains the best students and staff from all backgrounds and from across the world. Whatever role we recruit for we are always striving to increase the diversity of our community, which each individual helps enrich and cultivate. We particularly encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian and ethnically diverse people; people who identify as LGBT+; and people with disabilities.

We have identified that people with disabilities are currently underrepresented in this role and particularly welcome applications. Candidates will always be selected based on merit and ability.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Tracy Walters, Communications Manager

Mobile: 0788 133 9748

Email: [email protected]

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The School of Medicine holds a Gold Athena Swan award. We are committed to being an inclusive Medical School that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location: Leeds or London

Faculty/Service: Faculty of Medicine & Health School/Institute: National Institute of Health Research Section: Clinical Research Network Coordinating Centre Category: Administrative and Clerical Support Grade: Grade 6 Salary: £28,762 to £34,308 p.a. plus London Weighting of £4,776 p.a. where applicable Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed Term (12 months due to a need for temporary replacement cover) Release Date: Tuesday 24 January 2023 Closing Date: Sunday 12 February 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: MHNCC1490 Downloads: Candidate Brief

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