Understanding Society Communications Manager

Colchester Essex
£30,424 - £36,298 per annum
13 Dec 2012
20 Jan 2013
Education
Full Time
Contract

The Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) at the University of Essex wishes to appoint a Communications Manager for Understanding Society, a major national longitudinal study following the lives of people in 40,000 households across the UK.

This is an exciting opportunity to ensure Understanding Society delivers scientific and policy impact and is widely recognised as a major and authoritative data source for the UK.  The post holder will promote Understanding Society to a wide range of audiences including survey participants, policy makers and practitioners, national media, the general public, funders, students and academics. 

You should be educated to degree level or have equivalent experience and have a strong media and communications background.  Self- motivation, the ability to work independently and excellent time management skills are essential. 

This full-time post is for a fixed-term of two years in the first instance.

Salary: £30,424 - £36,298 per annum

Closing date: 20 January 2013

For further information and to apply online please click on the "Apply Now" button and quote job reference number SS838.