School/Department Communications and External Affairs
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type Permanent
Salary Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £25,110 per annum, with potential progression up to £35,951 per annum
Apply by 07/11/2021
This is a hands-on role for a dynamic individual who can demonstrate their ability to work as part of a team as well as bring their own drive, enthusiasm, and initiative to the role. Flexible working, including evenings and/or weekends, will be required to deliver some of our events.
As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.
The academic activity of the University is supported by a wide range of service departments. Communications and External Affairs (CEA) is responsible for building and protecting Cranfield’s reputation, engaging with a range of stakeholders and raising awareness of Cranfield’s brand and its distinctiveness.
CEA is responsible for the communications, public affairs, brand and content strategies, supporting the University’s strategic priorities and plans for growth.
CEA takes the lead on brand marketing, content and publications; media relations; social media; internal communications; public and Government affairs; events and digital/web.
CEA works closely with other Professional Service Units (PSUs), including International Partnerships and Student Recruitment and Alumni Relations and Development.
Our Values and Commitments
Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here.
We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. Find out about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here. We are currently piloting hybrid working arrangements until April 2022. This means the majority of our staff are spending between 40% and 60% of their time working from the office where job roles allow.
For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Alice Handscomb, Events Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org