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Media & Corporate Relations Manager

Falmouth University
£33,797 to £39,152 per annum, dependent upon experience
Closing date
28 Feb 2021
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Job Details

The successful candidate for this role will need to be a pro-active team player who is conscientious and hard-working who actively plays their part in continuing to make Falmouth University a great place to work.

It's a fast-paced environment, so we are looking for people who have the energy and agility needed to ensure we traverse an ever-changing HE landscape, as we execute our ambitious plans. Alongside these core qualities, you’ll be an outstanding writer, be confident when dealing with senior stakeholders and enjoy communicating complex ideas to different audiences, tackling everything from good news stories, to national policy issues and crisis communications.

We are looking to hear from candidates who have the following:

  • Previous experience of leading the development and implementation of media and/or strategic communications plans.
  • Experience of writing for, or successfully pitching stories to, national media outlets.
  • Ability to write about, and work on complex policy or research issues.
  • Exposure to crisis management.

For further details on the skills/experience required for this role, please see the full job description above.

The position is full time, working 35 hours a week across Monday-Friday. If you are looking for more information on this position, please email

About Us

Falmouth University has a history of more than 100 years of creative thinking and design innovation. Established in 1902 as Falmouth School of Art, we have grown to become a digital innovation hub, delivering impact for lives and economies through the development of new knowledge, solutions, services and products. Today, our undergraduate and postgraduate courses represent the breadth of the creative industries, the fastest growing sector in the UK economy. Falmouth’s specialisms will be key to future economic and cultural success both at a local and global level. Our ambitious 2030 Strategy, ‘Doing it for Real’, is designed to deliver yet further growth in our student numbers and income through portfolio diversification, innovation, research and commercial ventures. It will establish Falmouth as the market leader for creative industries and entrepreneurship education over the next decade, capitalising on our considerable assets in innovation-led research and business incubation.

We are proud to be able to offer competitive salaries to our staff alongside a generous holiday entitlement of 35 days + 8 days bank holiday for this role. The post-holder will also be able to take advantage of a competitive pension scheme, relocation assistance and a range of wellness and support services. Full details on our employee benefits can be found on our careers page We are fortunate to be able to offer a first-class working environment to our staff with our campuses set in amazing grounds, in the heart of Cornwall, with all the facilities you would expect from a leading University.

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by Falmouth Staffing Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Falmouth University. Employees of Falmouth Staffing Ltd work alongside Falmouth University colleagues in the delivery of Falmouth’s strategic vision and will adopt Falmouth University’s HR policies and procedures in full.

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