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External Engagement Manager

The Open University - Faculty of Business and Law

Location: Milton Keynes
Salary: £33,199 to £39,609
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 14th September 2018
Closes: 15th October 2018
Job Ref: 15164

Based in Milton Keynes

The Open University is the world’s leading distance learning institution. The Faculty of Business and Law is currently seeking to recruit an External Engagement Manager on a permanent basis.

The External Engagement Manager is a highly visible role within the External Engagement team at the Open University’s Faculty of Business and Law, which comprises both the Business School and Law School. The purpose of the external engagement programme is to continue to build the reputation of the Business School among key stakeholder audiences, support our extensive and vibrant alumni community, and also support development of additional funding beyond teaching revenues.

This is achieved through a variety of activities including face to face and online events, alumni relations and careers support, corporate partnerships, website and social media engagement and philanthropy within the Business and Law Schools, as well as working cross functionally with other units throughout the University.

The post holder is required to engage the cross section of stakeholder audiences through a programme of campaigns delivered in a variety of communications media, with a significant emphasis on events (both face to face and online) as part of the engagement mix. The post holder is responsible for executing an engagement programme designed in consultation with academics, alumni, corporate partners and other units throughout the university. 

Engaging the Postgraduate Business School Alumni community is critical to the success of this role. The role manages and builds lifelong relationships with the Business School alumni and measures the positive impact of alumni engagement within the university community through a series of projects and campaigns.

Closing date: 12:00 noon on 15 October 2018

Interview date: 25 October 2018

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