Engagement and Communications Manager

WorkplaceLeeds, Yorkshire, UK



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Salary: Grade 7 (37,099 - 44,263 p.a. depending on experience) This role will be based on the University campus, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner. We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

Do you have a proven track record in managing and delivering communications within a complex environment? Are you experienced in working with non-traditional audiences, developing longer-term supportive relationships rather than brief interventions? Are you good at developing creative solutions using multi-channel communications? Can you provide expert advice to develop the skills of others and drive forward innovations in communications?

The University of Leeds’ Digital Education Service (DES) is an award-winning provider of online education through global platforms. We are looking for a communications and engagement expert to work on key projects within the Service. Your main responsibility will be to work to support online learners from diverse international communities through their learning journey and develop an alumni community. The role will involve working closely with a strategic partner of the university, supporting the partner to raise awareness of this specific opportunity, which aims to deliver business education to women in emerging economies. Immaculate communication skills are required together with a good understanding of the subtleties of a partnership relationship. The role will report to the Head of Student Education within the DES.

What we offer in return

26 days holiday plus 16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) - that’s 42 days a year!

Generous pension scheme options plus life assurance

Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.

Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.

Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.

And much more!

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Megan Parsons, Interim Head of Partnerships & Engagement

Email: m.e.parsonsleeds.ac.uk

Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Professional Services
School/Institute: Digital Education Service
Category: Professional & Managerial
Grade: Grade 7
Salary: 37,099 to 44,263 per annum
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term (12 months to provide cover for a member of staff on leave/absence, such as maternity, sickness, or career break.)
Release Date: Wednesday 03 April 2024
Closing Date: Wednesday 17 April 2024
Reference: CSDLS1276

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