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Content Officer
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-015666

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 17/09/2020

Salary: £23,754 to £25,217 per annum pro rata (according to relevant experience)

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

School/ Directorate: AMBS Administration - School Services

Hours per week: 28 Hours

Contract Duration: 01 December 2020 to 28 February 2023

Following a major new 5 year strategic award to establish a world-leading Productivity Institute, we are seeking to appoint a Content Officer to be based at Alliance Manchester Business School. The role is offered on an initial fixed term contract, with the option to extend.

The Content Officer will be responsible for producing a range of content to support the development of the Institute’s external reputation. Content will include digital outputs such as an online dashboard, webinars, podcasts, blogs, and a quarterly bulletin reporting on the latest data, insights and projects undertaken in the Institute. This will be derived from the Institute’s research and wider activities, including from its Regional Stakeholder Forums. The role will involve ensuring all content produced across the Institute follows brand guidelines and using analytics and other tools to track impact and reach. They will also be responsible for managing the Institute’s social media channels.

The ideal candidate will have very strong communication skills, be cognisant of the higher education environment and culture, have proven relevant experience in communications, public relations, digital marketing, journalism or professional video production and copy writing, and demonstrable experience of writing engaging copy for online and print audiences.

Further information is available at:

https://www.alliancembs.manchester.ac.uk/research/productivity/

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-productivity-institute-part-of-37m-investment-to-boost-uk-wage-growth-and-living-standards

Interviews are likely to take place in the week beginning the 5th October. They will be held in the Alliance Manchester Business School building and be compliant with social distancing requirements. If this is no longer permitted by national or local guidance around Covid-19, interviews will be held via teleconferencing (Zoom).

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are 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: Dr Leo Tarasov

Email: leonid.tarasov@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

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

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


 

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