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Head of External Affairs (00316)

Category: Jobs | Department: International Unit | Location: London | Post Type: Full Time | Closing Date: 14 Feb 2016 |
The UK Higher Education International Unit is part of Universities UK, the body which represents the Vice Chancellors of UK universities. It works to support universities’ international interests through, the provision of high quality information for and about them, policy influence, and activities to facilitate the development of international partnerships. The Unit has a formal role in representing the interests of UK universities overseas and in relevant UK government fora.

This role will increase the effectiveness and quality of the IU’s external and internal communications, with the aim of raising the profile of the International Unit and UK universities overseas, enhancing the UK HE sector’s reputation for research and teaching excellence, and contributing to increased levels of international engagement for the UK sector.

The post holder will do this through leading on an inspirational programme of communications activity, working with a wide range of partners, decision-makers and funders. The post-holder will manage the IUs stakeholder relations, events, publications, media, and digital and internal communications functions. The post holder will manage a communications officer and a communications assistant.

For more information please visit our websites www.international.ac.uk and www.universitiesuk.ac.uk and to apply, please visit http://www.uukjobs.co.uk/vacancies.aspx

Closing date: Sunday 14th February 2016 at midnight.

Interview date is to be confirmed.

Communications Officer (00416)

Category: Jobs | Department: International Unit | Location: London | Post Type: Full Time | Closing Date: 14 Feb 2016 |
The UK Higher Education International Unit is part of Universities UK, the representative organisation for the UK’s universities. The Unit works to support universities’ international interests through the provision of high quality information for and about them, by developing and influencing policy, and through a range of activities to facilitate the development of international partnerships. The Unit has a formal role in representing the interests of UK universities overseas and in with relevant UK government departments and sector organisations.

The Communications officer post is a key role in the International Unit. This post reports to the Head of External Affairs but there will be some matrix line management from the Universities UK (UUK) communications team on specific projects. The post holder will be responsible for managing event marketing for IU led events including events run in partnership with UUK. This post will also lead on branding for the IU (including maintaining and developing corporate communications collateral) and be responsible for managing the IUs websites.

The post holder will also have lead responsibility for producing the IU’s publications including its flagship newsletter (International Focus), the annual report, Facts & figures and IU research reports. The post holder will also work closely with the wider UUK communications team.

For more information please visit our websites www.international.ac.uk and www.universitiesuk.ac.uk and to apply, please visit http://www.uukjobs.co.uk/vacancies.aspx

Closing date: Sunday 14th February 2016 at midnight.

Interview date is Wednesday 24th February 2016.

 

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