Communications and Marketing Manager (Maternity Cover)

Job summary

The Communications and Marketing Manager is responsible for managing and amplifying the reputation of the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI) with key internal and external stakeholders. You will raise awareness of the NHLI’s world-leading research and education, our researchers and educators. You will develop and implement the NHLI Communications and Marketing strategy. You will advise senior internal stakeholders on successful...

Job listing information

  • Reference MED02677
  • Date posted 1 September 2021
  • Closing date 22 September 2021

Job description

Job summary

The Communications and Marketing Manager is responsible for managing and amplifying the reputation of the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI) with key internal and external stakeholders. You will raise awareness of the NHLI’s world-leading research and education, our researchers and educators. You will develop and implement the NHLI Communications and Marketing strategy. You will advise senior internal stakeholders on successful communications strategies and lead on the creation and delivery of key messages through a range of channels and media. You will also liaise with the Education Team, the Faculty and College to raise the profile of teaching and research activities and market undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to deliver student recruitment requirements.  

You will articulate these strategies to internal audiences and attain buy-in from all stakeholders and effectively manage, plan and execute campaigns.

 

Duties and responsibilities

Key responsibilities include managing the Department's internal and external communications strategies and implementing student recruitment and marketing activities. You are responsible for developing and maintaining the Departmental website, social media platforms, blogs and news platforms. You will actively engage with Faculty and College communication teams to promote the Department.

Essential requirements

A postgraduate qualification in Communications, Media or Marketing, or equivalent experience is required.

You will be a self starter with a high level of proficiency in spoken and written communications, excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrate initiative and creativity. You will have experience in developing and implementing internal and external communication strategies, ideally in a higher education environment. You will have extensive knowledge of communications challenges and best practice and be skilled in developing marketing campaigns. Familiarity with CMS and CRM systems,  social media platforms and analytics tools are essential.

Further information

This is a full-time, fixed term maternity leave cover for 12 months. Internal secondments will also be considered. You will be based at Royal Brompton Campus but travel to other campuses will be required.

Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Joanna O’Brien, Institute Manager joanna.obrien@imperial.ac.uk  or Helen Johnson, Communications and Marketing Manager  helen.johnson@imperial.ac.uk

 

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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

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