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Communications Manager

University of Leeds - Faculty of Medicine & Health

Location: Leeds
Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 per annum (pro-rata) (Grade 7) plus London weighting
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 30th June 2020
Closes: 14th July 2020
Job Ref: MHNCC1233

Are you an experienced communications professional, passionate about using your skills to improve care? Would you like to engage with healthcare professionals, researchers, patients and the public to share their experience and promote research? Would you like to lead programmes of work across the country and with partner organisations, working across communication disciplines?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within the NIHR Clinical Research Network where you will plan, coordinate and deliver multi-channel targeted communications to support projects and campaigns aimed at a variety of audiences including the Network, NHS, patients and the public and NIHR customers including the life sciences industry.

With an excellent eye for a story and attention to detail, you will have strong verbal and written communication skills to turn often complex information info effective news stories and digital content. You will need brilliant interpersonal skills to be able to develop effective working relationships with stakeholders at all levels to enable efficient business delivery.

You will have a degree or equivalent plus a recognised marketing communications qualification (CIM/CAM/CIPR), or evidence of ongoing professional development in the communications field. With strong attention to detail skills, you will manage a busy workload and ensure the appropriate prioritisation of projects.

The employer for this role will be University of Leeds

This post is based in London

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Hannah Joseph, Senior Communications Manager

Tel: 07827 348 305, Email:

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. We will be happy to consider job share applications and are committed to flexible working for all our employees.

Location: London

School/Institute: NIHR CRNCC

Section: NIHR CRN CC London Office

Working Time: 100% full time equivalent

Contract Type: Fixed Term (31/03/2022)

Release Date: Tuesday 30 June 2020

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