Head of Public Relations and Alumni


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Corporate Communications

Head of Public Relations and Alumni

£37,768 – £42,488 per annum

Maternity cover for 6 months in the first instance


University of the Year 2014/2015 – Times Higher Education Awards

About You
A qualified communications professional with two or more years of senior experience, you will have a track record managing media relations for an organisation and a portfolio of excellent online and print publications.

As a leader you will have the ability to get the best out of a team while making a distinctive hands-on contribution.

This role is an opportunity to make an impact in a dynamic organisation as a temporary appointment.
About the Role
With lead responsibility for corporate publications, events, alumni relations and media, you will be at the heart of communications for an award-winning and forward-looking university.
You will seek innovative opportunities for enhancing and protecting the reputation of the University, be responsible for the position and key messages of the University as well as overseeing and implementing hands on campaign planning, editorial and project management of key channels and the ongoing development of the alumni service.
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.
For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact Roy Bayfield, Director of Corporate Communications at roy.bayfield@edgehill.ac.uk

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

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 16th August 2016.

Interview date: 16th September 2016.

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