Application closing date
The starting salary will be from £30,502 up to £36,386 on Grade E, depending on qualifications and experience.
Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).
Admin, Professional, Managerial
Media and Corporate Communications Officer
External Engagement and Global
This full-time post is available immediately on a permanent basis. This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on campus and some from home.
Summary of the role
Based at our Streatham campus in Exeter, this is an exciting opportunity to join the successful Communications Team, to support the Universities Press and Public Affairs activities.
The post-holder will develop and implement external communications campaigns to support the University's media media and corporate objectives. The main purpose of this role is to support and promote University research, education and partnerships to the media and external stakeholders locally, nationally and internationally. This particular post-holder will play a leading role in developing our communications strategy on creating a greener, healthier and fairer future.
We seek a self-motivated individual, with experience of working in a formal communications role in a large organisation, able to work effectively under pressure and with excellent communications skills. A background in journalism and writing on environment, healthcare or social issues would be an advantage.
The full range of necessary skills and experience can be found in the Job Description and Person Specification.
The University of Exeter
We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 and QS World University Ranking 2022).
Our research income in recent years means we're the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world's most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and our world-leading research impact is growing faster than any other Russell Group university (2021 Research Excellence Framework). We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City.
The University offers some fantastic benefits including 41 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, onsite gym, cycle to work scheme, sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy; and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter.
Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment
With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.
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