Communications Officer

Manchester, United Kingdom
29 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Location : Jodrell Bank, Cheshire
Closing Date : 25/09/2018
Salary : £20,411 to £22,214 per annum pro rata (according to relevant experience)
Employment Type : Permanent
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Library & Cultural Institutions
Division : Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre
Hours Per week : 17.5 Hours

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre is one of the University of Manchester's cultural institutions and is dedicated to engaging audiences with the science, culture, and history of Jodrell Bank Observatory via its extensive exhibitions and award-winning programme of education, events and festivals.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic part time Communications Officer to join our team at this exciting time as the centre embarks on a new period of major development.

You will be based at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre in Cheshire and will be an integral part of the team, supporting our efforts in sales and marketing and providing consistently high quality communications to our customers.

This position would suit someone who already has some similar experience within the museums, cultural or heritage sector. The successful candidate will be well organised and self-motivated with excellent communication skills and an ability to deal with a wide range of people.

The Discovery Centre is rurally located, 20 miles south of Manchester, and applicants will need their own means of transportation in order to travel to and from work.

The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the black and minority ethnic (BME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area. All appointments will be made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Amy Bishop


Tel: 0161 306 9585

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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