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Marketing, Communications and Events Officer (Knowledge Exchange)

Department
Knowledge Exchange Office

Location
Ormskirk

Salary
£30,487 to £32,982 per annum

Permanent campus based role

Post Type
Full Time

Closing Date
Wednesday 17 July 2024

Interview Date
Tuesday 06 August 2024

Reference
EHA2383-0624

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Through Knowledge, there is opportunity.

About the Role

The Knowledge Exchange Office (KEO) is a newly formed team which brings together expertise in knowledge exchange and business engagement. The team are driving forward new initiatives to bring the expertise within Edge Hill University to the wider business community of our region. If you are looking for a new challenge within a proactive, creative and supportive team who priorities staff development and innovative ways of working, this role within Knowledge Exchange is for you.

This role includes working closely with colleagues in the KEO to build brand awareness and generate leads in key markets. The main duties and responsibilities include developing marketing plans and activity, developing the KE website through the creation/curation of fresh content, building a repository of case studies, news stories and opportunities for our clients and partners and developing a suite of marketing materials to support colleagues during client visits and events. 

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, please contact: Christina Blakey, Head of the Knowledge Exchange at Christina.Blakey@edgehill.ac.uk

About You

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of and shape the new Knowledge Exchange Office (KEO) at Edge Hill University. You will be an integral part of the core team that will deliver our knowledge exchange priorities with day-to-day responsibility for delivering marketing and communications activity including promotional events and exhibitions, digital media management and content creation. 

This role is ideal for candidates with experience of Business marketing, digital marketing and with communications experience who are looking to apply their skills and knowledge to a new function for the university. The ideal candidate will be proactive, creative and collegiate, able to work independently with a drive to demonstrate success and best practice for the team, the university and the wider sector. 

The ideal candidate will have experience of developing new initiatives, taking the lead in advising and supporting the team to reach new markets and in creating innovative and creative content to engage different audiences.

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 35 days annual leave per annum (inclusive of bank holiday and University closure days) 
  • Free foreign language evening classes 
  • 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 re.
  • Employee assistance programme with access to free confidential counselling sessions, legal & financial advice, and as health & wellbeing resources.
  • 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 17.8%

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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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