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Marketing and Communications Manager **Internal Only** - QMUL16555

Department: School of Geography
Salary: £37,411 - £44,015 (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL16555
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 08-Oct-2018
Closing date: 16-Oct-2018

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Applications are invited for the post of Marketing and Communications Manager in the world-leading School of Geography at Queen Mary University of London. We are seeking to make an appointment which will play a key role in developing and implementing a marketing and communications strategy for the School which covers the full range of its activities, and enhance the School’s online presence.

The post-holder will be a key member of the administration team in the School of Geography with particular responsibility for managing the broad range of the School's marketing and communications strategy amongst external and internal constituencies. Key parts of the role include long-term planning, coordinating and managing recruitment and marketing events, such as School’s Festival of Geography and involvement in the university’s open days; devising, developing and executing communications plans; ensuring engagement with key stakeholders; managing the School’s Student Ambassador team; strategic development of the School’s website and social media presence; market research and marketing campaigns.

Applicants will be expected to hold an undergraduate degree, have recent and/or relevant knowledge of marketing and communications relating to Higher Education, and to have a record of managing a complex administrative workload, preferably in an academic environment. Applicants must be able to demonstrate highly developed interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate complex matters, or proposals for innovation, with clarity, both orally and in writing, and through presentation. Activities are expected to be conducted in a professional, business-like, collegial and transparent manner, and the successful candidate must be sympathetic to the aims of the academic enterprise as well as the demands facing academic staff and students in contemporary higher education.

The School is committed to Athena SWAN principles and holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award.  

The post is full time and permanent, starting on 1st December 2018 or as soon as possible. Starting salary will be from £37,411 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries may be made by email to Dr Anna Dulic-Sills, Head of Administration, at

Details about the School of Geography can be found at

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The closing date for applications is Tuesday 16th October. Interviews will be held shortly afterwards.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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