Research Communications Officer

Job Reference : HUM-14152
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date (DD-MM-YYYY) : 16/07/2019
Salary : £27,025 to £31,302 per annum, depending on relevant experience
Employment Type : Permanent
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Humanities
Division : Global Development Institute
Hours Per week : 35 hours per week
Contract Duration : starting 1 August 2019

The Global Development Institute (GDI) at The University of Manchester is where critical thinking meets social justice. Researchers at the Global Development Institute are addressing some of the biggest challenges the world faces, from global inequalities and the politics of development to globalisation. We’re Europe’s largest dedicated development research and teaching institute and amongst the top ten in the world for Development Studies. 

GDI is seeking an experienced Research Communications Officer, responsible for delivering communication activities across a range of channels to enhance the impact of academic research, raising the profile of GDI activity amongst academic and research audiences. The Research Communications Officer also lead our alumni relations, with a view to enhancing research impact, as well internal communications within the Institute as a means of building relationships and identifying opportunities with academic colleagues.  

You will sit within the GDI Communications and Impact team and works closely with colleagues within the Faculty Communications and Marketing Team, Knowledge and Impact Team and the Division of Communications and Marketing, including media relations colleagues.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  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 the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Chris Jordan

General enquiries:
Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:
Tel: 0161 850 2004

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

Please see link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria that you should address in your application.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.