Assistant Communications Manager

Leeds, United Kingdom
£27,511 to £32,817 p.a.
01 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
14 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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.

The role reports into one of the Communications Managers, will lead their own communication projects and support the Communications Managers on key pieces of communication. This role sits in the Stakeholder Engagement and Communications Directorate. The role holder will work closely with other members of the CRNCC Communications team, the Local Clinical Research Networks and cross NIHR to support and deliver the organisations objectives.

The employer for this role will be the University of Leeds.

This role will be based in either Leeds or London

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

Tracy Gregg, Communications Manager

Mob: 0788 133 9748, 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: Leeds or London
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute: NIHR CRNCC
Section: NIHR CRN - Leeds or London Office
Category: Professional & Managerial
Grade: Grade 6
Salary: £27,511 to £32,817 p.a. plus London weighting where applicable Working Time: 00% full time equivalent
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term (31 March 2022)
Closing Date: Tuesday 14 July 2020
Reference: MHNCC1229
Downloads: Candidate Brief Additional Information  

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