|Salary:||£44,414 to £54,421 per annum (£45,585 - £56,021 from 1 August 2023)|
|Placed On:||21st March 2023|
|Closes:||12th April 2023|
Start: As soon as possible
The University of St Andrews is seeking to appoint an exceptional Senior Communications Manager to join its award-winning Corporate Communications team.
Reporting to the Head of Communications, the Senior Communications Manager (World-leading) will promote research excellence, expertise, and education locally, nationally, and internationally, enhancing our global reputation.
The postholder will lead and deliver on all communications, internally and externally, for the World-leading pillar of the University Strategy 2022-2027. Working closely with the University’s Senior Management Team you will map out key communications priorities that shape the St Andrews narrative around research and research-led education. You will ensure we amplify the power of our research, unique initiatives and the people making a difference to the world in which we live.
You will develop high-quality, creative, and engaging content across multiple channels to engage a range of audiences, including the wider public, government and policy makers, our own staff, and students, press and media, prospective students and staff, and our local community to promote the wealth of research and academic expertise at St Andrews.
You will be an experienced communicator, with a gift for storytelling and creativity, a proven track record in developing content to the highest standards for use across a variety of platforms. The postholder will be sure-footed on social and digital media, with an understanding of the importance of planning integrated communications activities across multiple channels. You will work alongside Senior Communications Managers aligned to the Strategy pillars to ensure content is coordinated and in line with University priorities.
Working in a fast-paced environment as an integral member of the University’s dynamic Corporate Communications team, you will have a can-do approach and demonstrate the value of expert story-telling. You will play a key role in the team to deliver high-quality content for coordinated campaigns in support of the University of St Andrews Strategy 2022 – 2027. The postholder will also play a key role in the day-to-day operations of the Communications Office.
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced communications all-rounder with a flair for creativity to join the UK’s leading university.
Previous experience of communications management and strategy development at a senior level is essential.
Informal enquiries can be directed to: Christine Tudhope, Head of Communications via Email: Christine.Tudhope@st-andrews.ac.uk or by calling 07526 624 243.
Applications are particularly welcome from, people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.
Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/.
Closing Date: 12 April 2023
Please quote ref: AD2578SB
Further Particulars: AD2578SB FPs.doc
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