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University of Oxford

Based: Oxford

Posted: Mon 28 Oct 2019
Closing Date: Mon 18 Nov 2019
Employer: University of Oxford
Job Category: Management
Other media roles
PR & comms officers
Senior reporters
Employment Type: Fixed-term contract
Sector: Public Relations

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Strategic Communications Manager

University of Oxford

Based: Oxford

Posted: Mon 28 Oct 2019
Closing Date: Mon 18 Nov 2019
Employer: University of Oxford
Job Category: Management
Other media roles
PR & comms officers
Senior reporters
Employment Type: Fixed-term contract
Sector: Public Relations

Job Description

Strategic Communications Manager, Oxford University (fixed term)

The world’s leading University is looking for a leading communications professional to handle some of the world’s biggest higher education stories.

Rated number one in the recent Times Higher Education global rankings, Oxford is a global pace-setter. Staying at number one requires continuous change, investment in people and resources - and great communicators to tell the world about our plans.

The University is now seeking an experienced Strategic Communications Manager with outstanding all-round skills to take responsibility for some of our most important initiatives. Major new buildings, funding announcements and international partnerships are all likely to feature in a busy work schedule. The post-holder will devise media strategies for these new initiatives, delivering high-profile positive coverage across print, broadcast and online channels. They will also help frame and articulate the University’s stance on a range of issues in the UK’s fast-changing higher education environment.

The post will involve close liaison with the University’s most senior members and involvement in our most ambitious and exciting plans. We are looking for a brilliant writer with strong news sense and a sound understanding of how journalism works. They will need to be a fast learner with a grasp of detail, as well as being diplomatic, persuasive and resilient. From the outset, they will be required to research, write and distribute articles, news releases and statements on a variety of topics, and to maintain a wide range of internal and external contacts.

This is a fixed term contract for two years (in the first instance).

This is an exceptional opportunity with an exceptional University. Further details and information on how to apply are available here.

Closing date for applications is 18 November 2019

Contact Details

To apply please visit:

https://my.corehr.com/pls/uoxrecruit/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=143538

 

Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Monday 18th November 2019.

Employer Information

University of Oxford
United Kingdom