ERDF Communications and Events Officer (Health Innovation Campus)

Lancaster University - Business Engagement

Lancaster University is delivering an exciting new project, supporting the development of the Health Innovation Campus (HIC), due to commence in 2018 and is seeking to make an appointment to the role of Communications and Events Officer.

The Health Innovation Campus is a pioneering new project that will bring together innovators, academics, entrepreneurs, businesses, local government, citizens and health care providers.  The aim of the development, based beside the University's Bailrigg campus, is to drive advances in technologies, products and ways of working to improve health and healthcare.  The vision is to create a world-class centre of excellence for innovation and research in population health.  

The revenue programme will build a thriving, sustainable HIC industrial cluster network in advance of the building opening, identifying SMEs that can co-locate within the facility once established and then to deliver further support to Lancashire SMEs using the new facilities across its first year. The £2 million revenue project will deliver a programme of innovation support to 300 eligible Lancashire based SMEs providing  a  range  of  opportunities  to  accelerate  digital innovation  into  the  health  and  care  marketplace,  from interventions  via  masterclasses to  raise awareness  of  opportunities  within  sector  and  thematic  workshops  to  explore  challenges  and enhance  innovation.  There  will  be intense  development  and  applied  research  programmes  to support  commercialisation  of  new  products  and  processes.  

Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) now seeks to employ a committed and enthusiastic individual to contribute to the marketing and promotion of events as part of the project.

You will play a crucial role in ensuring professional and timely delivery of marketing communications to target audiences. Working as part the project team to support promotional activity for a range of activities, you will use your strong communication skills to create top-class materials and compelling content, utilising creative suppliers and liaising with colleagues from across the University. You will support the organisation of events, engaging internal and external stakeholders to maximise return on investment.

Highly organised and with an eye for detail, you will have experience of working cohesively in a busy team environment and managing multiple priorities. The role provides an excellent opportunity to join the Higher Education sector, within an ambitious school and a highly acclaimed university.

This post is subject to funding being awarded by the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund Programme 2014-2020 and is offered on a fixed-term basis until 31 December 2020 in the first instance.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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