Head of Communications

Salford, Greater Manchester
£51,630 - £58,089 per annum
30 May 2019
23 Jun 2019
Contract Type

At the University of Salford we transform lives through our education and research. We inspire the next generation, develop the workforce of today and provide the spaces, resources and thinking for businesses to test the boundaries of what’s possible.

We’re looking for an exceptional Head of Communications to join a busy and fast-paced marketing and communications team. With strong communications skills across multiple channels, both traditional and emerging, you’ll manage an integrated communications team aligned to business needs.

Externally, you’ll enhance our reputation and brand through the delivery of communications strategies. You’ll build and maintain relationships across key stakeholder and influencer groups and ensure that messages regarding the University’s strategic direction are heard and amplified across all available channels.

Internally, you’ll develop and deliver a successful communications strategy to engage our employees during a period of significant change and growth.

You will have a high-profile portfolio of projects to manage and will need to balance competing demands across a range of stakeholders. Resilience will be essential, as will the ability to meet deadlines across multiple work streams whilst maintaining an excellent eye for detail.

Interviews for the role are scheduled to take place on Wednesday July 10, 2019.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Hannah Burchell, Associate Director: Marketing & Communications (h.c.burchell@salford.ac.uk).

Please note, this vacancy closes at 23:59 on the closing date.