Media and Communications Manager

University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute

St Giles, Oxford

The Oxford Internet Institute is a leading centre for research into individual, collective and institutional behaviour on the Internet. We are looking for a Media and Communications Manager to manage and develop the Department’s online and media profile.

Working in central Oxford as part of a busy administrative team, you will manage the day-to-day operations of the departmental website, social media channels and outward-facing aspects of communication. You will work with the press, broadcast media and a wide range of audiences and stakeholders, promoting and building the reputation of the department, and will play a key role in devising and implementing marketing activities, including those for our brand new Social Data Science degree.

To excel in the role, you will need outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work flexibly and successfully across teams, and to build effective relationships with a wide variety of people. You must have a university degree in Communications and have experience in a communications role in a Higher Education institution. You should have the ability to manage and develop websites and a good understanding of digital communications channels, including social media. You will be a well organised self-starter, with the ability to prioritise activities and to manage complex demands on your time.

Based at the Oxford Internet Institute, this is a full-time position and is available immediately for 36 months in the first instance, with the possibility of renewal thereafter, funding permitting.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description, please click on the link below.

Only online applications received before 12.00 midday on Thursday 26 October 2017 can be considered.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from October 1 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer have a set retirement age. Further details are available at:

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