Corporate Communications Public Relations Manager

Edge Hill University

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£28,982 – £31,656 per annum

Fixed term maternity cover for up to 10 months


About You
With proven editorial, online and management experience underpinned with excellent interpersonal skills, you will be able to deliver effective campaigns advancing the reputation of the University. With well-developed project management abilities you will deliver joined up, efficient campaigns, major events and publications and make your mark as part of a high-achieving team.

About the Role
As Public Relations Manager for a successful and diverse university, you will take the lead on a range of communications activities including corporate publications and online presence, media relations and events.
Managing a small team, you will be responsible for hands on campaign planning, editorial and project management of key channels and quality assurance of all outputs.
Effective and compelling writing is a key aspect of the role.

About Us
When Edge Hill was awarded University of the Year title for 2014/15, Times Higher Education described it as “a great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year”. The award recognised our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. It also celebrated Edge Hill University’s distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, and voted Best University Workplace 2015, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.
We are now seeking to appoint exceptional people to be part of our continuing success story.

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For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact Roy Bayfield, Director of Corporate Communications at


For an online application form and job description, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/jobs

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 11th October 2016.

Interview date: 24th October 2016.

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