Marketing and Communications Manager

The University of Edinburgh - School of Informatics

College of Science and Engineering

The School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh is seeking to recruit a Marketing and Communications Manager to be a key member of the team which will develop, promote and deliver the industry engagement activities of the University’s new Bayes Centre for Data Technology.

The Bayes Centre will co-locate data-driven research and innovation, based within the University of Edinburgh, alongside external industry partners. Bayes will promote and develop Edinburgh’s strength in Data Science, Interaction, Robotics and Systems and will focus on establishing new relationships and opportunities.

This is an exciting new post that will play a pivotal role in developing strategic partnerships and generating significant value for the University and wider City of Edinburgh region. The successful candidate will work within the Bayes Centre in central Edinburgh, which is due to open in Summer 2018, interacting with colleagues across university groups such as Informatics, Design Informatics, Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre, The Data Lab and Edinburgh Innovations.

This post is responsible for the provision of expertise in communications and marketing for the Bayes Centre. The post will contribute to brand management strategies/guidelines, and in the delivery of a broad range of high profile marketing campaigns. The successful candidate will be responsible for effectively presenting a consistent and positive profile to its many stakeholders across industry, public sector and academia.

A relevant first degree and considerable experience in marketing and brand management are essential to this role. Also required are excellent communication and presentational skills, project management and organisational skills.

This post is full-time and fixed term until 31 December 2020 (with the possibility of extension). The post is available from 15 November 2017.

Interviews will be held in early November.

Closing Date: Monday 30th October 2017 at 5pm (GMT)

For further particulars and to apply for this post please click on the 'apply' button below.

The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336.

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