Director of Communications

Manchester, Greater Manchester
29 April 2019
01 June 2019
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
Director of Communications

Manchester Metropolitan University has developed a clear vision and a compelling strategy. Its ambition is simple: to be the best modern university in the sector, where students and staff alike are equipped with every resource to excel, and play a full and rewarding role in strengthening Manchester's enviable reputation as a global university city. With a prominent position at the centre of the Northern Powerhouse, a refreshed academic strategy, a strong financial platform, an award-winning estate, and ambitious investment plans, few universities could be better placed to succeed.

The Director of Communications position is a new post and one which will be pivotal to ensuring the University achieves these ambitions. An experienced communications leader, s/he will play an important strategic leadership role; developing and implementing the institution's internal and external communications strategies to ensure its reach and reputation are strengthened, protected and clearly articulated to its audiences at a local, national and international level.

Credible at Board level and with highly developed intellect and emotional intelligence, the successful candidate will have a proven track record of building effective relationships across a broad range of complex stakeholders. With an in-depth understanding of all the communications disciplines, including the digital agenda, they will also bring experience of leading a high performing communications function in a large, complex organisation; underpinned by a genuine passion for the transformative power of education.

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Closing date Friday 31st May at 5pm.

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