Marketing and Communications Manager

Job Title: Marketing and Communications Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Unknown
Salary: Grade 8 - Starting salary £42,036
Reference: KU000001324
Job Published: October 17, 2019 13:51

Job Description

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience.  With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research.  Further information can be found at


This role provides an opportunity for a talented PR, Marketing and Communications professional to play a central role in some of the most innovative strategic developments in UK higher education landscape.


Located in the Directorate of Research, Innovation and Engagement, the post holder will develop and lead the implementation of a PR, communications and marketing programme to support the Directorate’s strategic objectives.  The Directorate’s diverse responsibilities include developing and managing a fast-growing growing Science and Innovation Park, a Business Gateway to provide an easy route to University expertise, programmes of innovation support, alumni relations, supporter development, professional research support, impact local growth and partnership development, as well as a vibrant public arts programme. Our ‘New Keele Deals’ with local partners around culture, business, health (and other areas to come) articulate our strong commitment to making a difference in our local communities, and will be one of the key areas of focus for this role.


Supported by a Communications and Marketing Officer and Project Assistant, the successful candidate will work with the Director and leadership team in Research, Innovation and Engagement, whilst benefiting from a line management relationship with the Director of Marketing and Communications.


For informal enquiries please contact Lorraine Westwood on 01782 733940 or Ann Pittard on 01782 734498.


Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles. 


Post Ref: KU000001324

Closing date for applications: 27 October 2019.

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Keele University employees wishing to apply should login to Employee Self Service and click on the 'View current vacancies' link.


Please note, you must have the right to work in the UK in order to be eligible for this position


Promoting Equality, Valuing Diversity. 






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