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Communications and External Relations Co-ordinator

Corporate Communications

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £26,642 to £28,929 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Monday 03 April 2023
Interview Date:  Wednesday 12 April 2023
Reference:  EHA1357-0323

We’re here to create and harness knowledge, to deliver opportunity for everyone. 

Would you relish the opportunity to work on a broad range of communications and administrative tasks to support our vibrant, diverse community?  

Here’s why this role might be perfect fit for you:

This is an exciting opportunity for a Communications and External Relations Co-ordinator, to join Corporate Communications to help shape public perceptions about the University and share Edge Hill’s success story far and wide.

In this role you will be joining a dynamic and creative team where no two days are ever the same. With a varied portfolio, you'll be involved in a range of activities, whether it be creating content for our social media channels, looking after an alumni reunion, ensuring our contacts are up to date or networking with guests at high profile events - and everything in between. 

The primary focus of this post is to support on all aspects of communications and external relations activity. You will lead on and coordinate key initiatives to support communications activities, alumni and stakeholder relations, as well as providing database management support.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, please contact: Nicky Roach at 

About You

As Communications and External Relations Co-ordinator, you will:

  • have excellent interpersonal skills 
  • be a team player with a real ‘can-do’ attitude
  • be highly organised with excellent administrative and project management skills
  • be able to build and maintain effective working relationships
  • be able to prioritise multiple projects, tasks and deadlines
  • have an eye for detail and be able to demonstrate creativity to create content in a variety of ways 

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Rewards & Benefits

  • A minimum of 36 days annual leave per annum (inclusive of bank holiday and University closure days) 
  • Discounted membership to our onsite state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities
  • Staff benefits scheme, which provides you with discounts across the high street, supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more
  • A wide range of development programmes to enhance your career
  • Beautiful award-winning on-campus working environment
  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme with our employer contribution of 16.3%

About Us 

At Edge Hill University we believe in the life changing opportunities knowledge can create. Since 1885, we’ve been creating access to knowledge for those who may not have had the opportunity to before. 

Today, the effect we have has a far-reaching impact, not just for those who come to study here but for those who work, invest in, and live in our local communities too. So, if you’ve ever wondered if one person can make a difference, simply speak to our alumni, students, and award-winning staff.

Because for us education isn’t about how much you take in. It’s about what you take out into the world. 

Inspiring minds and changing futures since 1885, Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

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