Outreach and Communications Manager

Location: South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3AN

The Department of Earth Sciences is seeking to appoint an Outreach and Communications Manager to provide experienced leadership and strategic planning for the various channels through which the department engages with prospective students, alumni and former staff, industry contacts, teachers, recruiters, press, philanthropists and the general public.

The post-holder will be organized, innovative and self-motivated, capable of working independently and have the confidence to initiate new projects while delivering on current plans.

They will be responsible for one member of staff, and will work routinely with the Chair of the Outreach and EEDI Committee, the Head of Administration and Finance, and will also engage widely with administrative staff and academics in the Department, as well as colleagues in the University’s Alumni Office, Development Offices, Public Affairs Directorate, Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions Offices, Division (MPLS) and staff in similar roles in other departments.

About you

You must be educated to degree level or equivalent, and must have experience of either outreach to schools, alumni relations or working with students in a higher educational institute.

You will have expertise in initiating, planning and delivering highly successful, innovative and tailored events, targeted at different audiences in a variety of locations.

You will also have excellent communication skills across a range of media, with an ability to express scientific academic, or similarly specialist and complex, projects clearly to specialists and non-specialists alike.

For further details about the role please see the job description.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and ethnic minority candidates, who are under-represented in posts in the Department.

The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on Monday 14th August 2023.

Interviews will be held on Friday 15th September 2023.

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