Department of Politics and International Relations, Manor Road Building, Manor Road, Oxford, OX1 3UQ
Applications are welcomed for a Communications and Engagement Manager to join the Department of Politics and International Relations. This is an exciting opportunity to shape a new role in a leading department recognised internationally for its rigorous and valuable research.
The Communications and Engagement Manager will lead the Department of Politics and International Relations' Communications and Engagement team, ensuring all the work and outputs meet departmental objectives. The post holder will lead on the creation of a communications strategy and manage the team to ensure its delivery. They will have oversight of all departmental comms channels, including: website, social media, internal, events plan, fundraising campaigns, alumni engagement, marketing for recruitment, scholarships and programmes, research and media. This role will line manage the Events and Communications team.
As the successful candidate it is essential you are educated to degree level or equivalent, with extensive communications experience in print, digital and social media, and proven experience in managing websites and producing effective web content. Excellent writing skills, attention to detail and interpersonal skills are critical to the role. You should be able to work independently in a complex environment, prioritise your work effectively to meet deadlines and display initiative and independent thought. Excellent research skills and the ability to interpret complex data are essential.
A professional qualification in public relations or marketing and experience of working in higher education are desirable, as is a knowledge of, or interest in social sciences.
The position is permanent and full-time. The department has a hybrid working policy in place.
Informal enquiries about this role can be addressed to [email protected]
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV, a supporting statement and details of two referees as part of your online application.
Only applications received before midday (UK time) on Monday 19 February 2024 can be considered. Please quote reference 170513 on all correspondence.
Committed to equality and valuing diversity.
Contact Person : HR Team Vacancy ID : 170513 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 19-Feb-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 8 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £45,585 - £54,395 per annum