Communications, Public Engagement and Events Manager

United Kingdom
Sep 29, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Communications, Public Engagement and Events Manager FOS - Faculty of Social, Human & Mathematical Sciences

Location: Highfield Campus

Salary:  £29,301 to £36,001

Full Time Fixed Term (Until 30/09/2018)

Closing Date:  Wednesday 19 October 2016

Interview Date:  To be confirmed

Reference: 786216F8


The ESRC Administrative Data Research Centre for England (ADRC-E), led by the University of Southampton, is recruiting a Communications, Public Engagement and Events Manager with highly developed skills in the strategic planning of events, communications and engagement.

You will be responsible for the marketing and dissemination of ADRC-E’s research and training programme to policy-makers, funders, the media, members of the public and the academic community. You will achieve this aim by: developing and delivering ADRC-E’s events programme; writing high quality, accurate and relevant material for the website and print; designing and preparing promotional materials; preparing exhibitions of our work and managing social media outlets. You may be required to line manage an administrative assistant.

You will have a good understanding of a research environment and keep abreast of the Administrative Data policy agenda in order to inform future direction and activities. You will be adept at communicating research findings in a relevant and timely way. You will have a proven track record of developing and delivering new ideas for communication and engagement, and be highly capable at prioritising your own workload to meet the demands of a busy, diverse environment, as well as supporting and overseeing the work of others to achieve ADRC-E aims. Experience of working in a university environment would be an advantage.

The position is available until 30 September 2018.

For more information please email Dr Emma White, Assistant Director, Operations:

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Charlene Tyson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803. Please quote reference 786216F8 on all correspondence.