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Communications and Marketing Officer

University of Exeter

University of Exeter – Communication and Marketing Services

Location: Exeter
Salary: £26,052
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 13th September 2016
Closes: 3rd October 2016
Job Ref: P54188
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x3 - Hours 2x full time and 1x part time

Salary will be circa £26,052 dependent on skills, knowledge and experience

We are looking for experienced marketing communications specialists to join our successful Communications and Marketing team.

We need excellent copywriters with experience of producing high quality print and online publications for a wide range of audiences. You will also have a good working knowledge of social media and writing for the web including conventions relating to navigation, content and accessibility. Experience of managing photo and video shoots would also be an advantage.

Based at our Streatham Campus in Exeter and working within one of our academic colleges, you will produce a range of high quality marketing materials that underpin our status as a top 10 UK university. Methodical in your approach, you will be highly organised and able to work to deadlines. However you will also possess flair and creativity to generate marketing activities which stand out in the sector.

With relevant experience in marketing communications, PR, or journalism, you will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop effective working relationships with a wide range of colleagues in academic units and professional services.

Informal enquiries can be made to Ian Watson, College Marketing Manager on 01392 722685.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is ‘Positive about Disabled People’. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow

College of Social Sciences and International Studies

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group University in the top one percent of institutions globally. In the last few years we have invested strategically to deliver more than 350 million pounds worth of new facilities across our campuses with plans for further significant investment between now and 2016.

The College wishes to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work with Dr Jason Reifler on a project examining misperceptions in Europe. This European Research Council (ERC) funded post is available 1 November 2016 to 30 August 2021. The successful applicant will assist with all facets of the project, including (but not limited to): the design and fielding of national surveys and experiments; analysing data; and writing both academic and public facing articles and reports. Teaching is not a primarily responsibility of this position, though opportunities may exist for those wishing to further their professional development in this area. The ideal candidate will have a background in political psychology, public opinion, or political behaviour.

The successful applicant will be able to develop research objectives, projects and proposals; identify sources of research funding and contribute to the process of securing funds and make presentations at conferences and other events.

Applicants will possess a relevant PhD (or be nearing completion) or equivalent qualification/experience in a related field of study. The successful applicant will be a nationally recognised authority in a quantitative social science discipline and possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to develop research programmes and methodologies. The successful applicant will also be able to work collaboratively, supervise the work of others and act as team leader as required. Applicants will be able to develop survey questionnaires, design experiments, analyse data, prepare ethics/IRB applications and study preregistration documents, help turn results into publishable papers, and present at conferences or public events. Fluency in one or more European languages other than English is advantageous, but not essential.

The starting salary will be from £33,943 up to £38,183 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience

For further information please contact Jason Reifler, e-mail j.reifler@exeter.ac.uk or telephone +44 (01392) 725241.

As part of the online application process you are able to upload one document, please ensure this includes your CV, a covering letter, letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (published paper or dissertation chapter).

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is ‘Positive about Disabled People’. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

Head of Capital Development

One of the largest universities in the country, with over 26,00 students benefiting from a Plymouth education, the University has invested around £250 million to create a vibrant campus in the heart of the city. It is home to teaching and research expertise across the academic spectrum: from science and engineering to health and medicine; business and entrepreneurship to arts and the humanities. Within the top 50 universities for research, according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the University also has a record number of National Teaching Fellows, and is the first modern university to launch its own medical and dental schools.

Reporting to the Director of Estates and Capital Projects, the Head of Capital Development will lead the function which is responsible for the planning and delivery of the University’s major project programme which represents a significant long-term investment in our estate. This programme will include design competitions, tendering and procurement of contractors, and responsibility for the cost management and commercial issues arising from such developments. In carrying out this role you will deliver transformational change across Estates and Facilities, contributing to the University’s strategic ambitions.

You will have a proven track record of leading large scale capital programmes and projects across diverse, mixed-use estate portfolio. You will have strong leadership and management skills, with experience of motivating and leading teams of in-house and external property professionals in the delivery of a broad range of planning, project and programme delivery functions. Experience of having led projects on a range of property types particularly commercial, academic, civic and mixed-use schemes would be advantageous.

We are seeking highly motivated, positive and collaborative individuals to join the team and it is anticipated that you will have the excellent interpersonal and communication skills required to successfully undertake a senior and influential role within the University.

For a confidential discussion and/or the full job particulars, please contact our retained advisors Ben Duffill (ben.duffill@mrgpeople.co.uk) or Leena Lais (leena.lais@mrgpeople.co.uk) at The Management Recruitment Group or 020 7959 2368. To apply please email a CV and covering letter to ben.duffill@mrgpeople.co.uk.

The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this campaign. All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to MRG.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 9th October 2016

Formal Interviews scheduled for: Monday 24th October 2016

Plymouth University is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s career in STEMM academia.

Plymouth University has been recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016.

Head of Asset Management

One of the largest universities in the country, with over 26,00 students benefiting from a Plymouth education, the University has invested around £250 million to create a vibrant campus in the heart of the city. It is home to teaching and research expertise across the academic spectrum: from science and engineering to health and medicine; business and entrepreneurship to arts and the humanities. Within the top 50 universities for research, according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the University also has a record number of National Teaching Fellows, and is the first modern university to launch its own medical and dental schools.

Reporting to the Director of Estates and Capital Projects, the Head of Asset Management will lead the teams which are responsible for the management and effective utilisation of all university property in relation to its built environment. You will oversee the management of the University’s property interests in terms of freeholds, leases and licensees and oversee the way in which spaces are allocated and utilised throughout the University estates. You will also be responsible for ensuring that the University’s estate is managed in the most sustainable and environmentally-efficient manner.

You will have significant experience in a senior level real estate management role with particular experience in property asset management across a mixed-use property portfolio either within or on behalf of a large scale estate owner-occupier. You will have broad general practice surveying skills with experience gained of acquisition, disposal, landlord & tenant and other estate management related matters. Experience asset management across property portfolios predominately found in urban environments would be particularly advantageous.

We are seeking highly motivated, positive and collaborative individuals to join the team and it is anticipated that you will have the excellent interpersonal and communication skills required to successfully undertake a senior and influential role within the University.

For a confidential discussion and/or the full job particulars, please contact our retained advisors Ben Duffill (ben.duffill@mrgpeople.co.uk) or Leena Lais (leena.lais@mrgpeople.co.uk) at The Management Recruitment Group or 020 7959 2368. To apply please email a CV and covering letter to ben.duffill@mrgpeople.co.uk.

The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this campaign. All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to MRG.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 9th October 2016

Formal Interviews scheduled for: Tuesday 25th October 2016

Plymouth University is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s career in STEMM academia.

Plymouth University has been recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016.

Cost and Programme Manager

One of the largest universities in the country, with over 26,00 students benefiting from a Plymouth education, the University has invested around £250 million to create a vibrant campus in the heart of the city. It is home to teaching and research expertise across the academic spectrum: from science and engineering to health and medicine; business and entrepreneurship to arts and the humanities. Within the top 50 universities for research, according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the University also has a record number of National Teaching Fellows, and is the first modern university to launch its own medical and dental schools.

Reporting to the Head of Capital Development within the Estates and Facilities Directorate, the Cost and Programme Manager will manage all costs relating to capital development projects, ensuring costs are managed effectively and value-for-money is enhanced whilst still achieving the required standards and quality. This will also require maintaining a master programme for all projects to ensure that matters such as cash flow, budget forecasting procurement and commercial issues are proactively managed.

You will have significant experience in a quantity surveying, cost and/or commercial management role gained in a relevant context. You will have strong programme management and reporting skills, particularly from commercial management and risk assurance perspective and will be highly numerate and analytical. Experience of working on capital projects and programmes similar to those found at Plymouth University would be advantageous.

We are seeking highly motivated, positive and collaborative individuals to join the team and it is anticipated that you will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

For a confidential discussion and/or the full job particulars, please contact our retained advisors Ben Duffill (ben.duffill@mrgpeople.co.uk) or Marcus May (marcus.may@mrgpeople.co.uk) at The Management Recruitment Group or 020 7959 2368. To apply please email a CV and covering letter to ben.duffill@mrgpeople.co.uk.

The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this campaign. All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to MRG.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 9th October 2016

Interviews scheduled for Wednesday 2nd November 2016

Plymouth University is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s career in STEMM academia.

Plymouth University has been recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016.

Capital Development Manager

One of the largest universities in the country, with over 26,00 students benefiting from a Plymouth education, the University has invested around £250 million to create a vibrant campus in the heart of the city. It is home to teaching and research expertise across the academic spectrum: from science and engineering to health and medicine; business and entrepreneurship to arts and the humanities. Within the top 50 universities for research, according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the University also has a record number of National Teaching Fellows, and is the first modern university to launch its own medical and dental schools.

Reporting to the Head of Capital Development within the Estates and Facilities Directorate, the Capital Development Manager will provide project/capital development specialist knowledge and expertise to contribute to the delivery of the Estates department’s capital development programme, supporting the strategic direction of the University. You will work very closely with a diverse range of University stakeholders to identify, formulate and realise ideas for estate development projects ranging from small scale improvements through to major development schemes.

You will possess significant experience in a project leadership role having developed a particular track record of working with end-users to initiate and develop projects. You will have strong planning and project development skills with experience of leading feasibility studies, undertaking option appraisals and leading brief development as well having the capability to successfully preside over the subsequent completion of projects.  Experience of having led projects across a range of property types particularly commercial, academic, civic and/or mixed-use schemes would be advantageous.

We are seeking highly motivated, positive and collaborative individuals to join the team and it is anticipated that you will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

For a confidential discussion and/or the full job particulars, please contact our retained advisors Ben Duffill (ben.duffill@mrgpeople.co.uk) or Emma Taylor (emma.taylor@mrgpeople.co.uk) at The Management Recruitment Group or 020 7959 2368. To apply please email a CV and covering letter to ben.duffill@mrgpeople.co.uk.

The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this campaign. All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to MRG.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 9th October 2016

Formal Interviews scheduled for Tuesday 1st November 2016

Plymouth University is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s career in STEMM academia.

Plymouth University has been recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016.

Accommodation Handyperson

University of Bath

University of Bath – Estates

Location: Bath
Salary: £15,765 to £17,528
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 17th April 2015
Closes: 29th April 2015
Job Ref: CT3100

Student accommodation houses some 3200 students in Campus accommodation and 1000 students in the city.

We are looking to employ a handyperson with a practical background in DIY (ideally supported by relevant vocational training), to provide general reactive repairs and undertake cyclic planned maintenance activities. The applicant must be committed to the role and able to work individually or as part of a team. Good customer service skills and communication skills are a prerequisite of the post.

The applicant must be able to carry out a variety of domestic maintenance tasks, including basic plumbing jobs; be flexible in approach; and be prepared to undertake training where necessary.

The post is being offered on a full time basis (36.5 hours per week) and, whilst these will normally fall Mon-Fri, the successful applicant should be prepared to work flexibly, in accordance with operational needs.

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Teaching Fellow in Marketing

University of Bath

University of Bath – School of Management

Location: Bath
Salary: £31,342 to £37,394
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 17th April 2015
Closes: 17th May 2015
Job Ref: CC3096

The School of Management at the University of Bath is seeking to appoint a new Teaching Fellow in Marketing.

The Marketing group delivers excellence in teaching on our highly rated and highly demanded undergraduate degrees (including the recently launched BSc in Management and Marketing) and on our taught Masters degree programmes (including the MSc in Marketing). The Teaching Fellow will lead a radical overhaul of our introductory marketing courses to make them intellectually challenging and practically relevant. Previous teaching experience and/ or industry experience is highly desirable.

Informal enquiries are strongly encouraged and should be made to the Head of Group, Professor Avi Shankar (Tel: ++44 (0)1225 385265 or email: A.Shankar@bath.ac.uk) but please ensure that your application is submitted through the University of Bath website.

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Department Coordinator

Salary:  Starting from £20,781, rising to £24,057 pro rata (Actual salary range £8,312 to £9,622 for 14.6 hours per week)

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual to provide administrative support based in one of our lively and busy Departments. This varied and interesting post will involve close liaison with the staff within the Department, Faculty based teams, Central Professional Services, external organisations and members of the public.

The key tasks will be providing administrative support for a number of varied Departmental activities including support for senior members of the academic staff, servicing departmental committees and support for other departmental/Faculty events.

Educated to a minimum of A level or with an equivalent qualification, you will have previous experience of working in a busy office environment where excellent communication skills are essential. You will be an experienced user of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and will be willing to acquire further IT skills. You will also have proven experience of committee work and experience of working as part of a team member in a confidential setting.

Previous experience within the HE sector and knowledge of University Regulations and QA procedures is desirable. Skills in the use of University specific software (Moodle, SAMIS, Agresso and Business Objects) will be an added advantage.

This post is being offered on a part time basis of 14.6 hours per week (0.4FTE), to be worked on a Thu and Fri each week

Learn more about our Faculty and its Departments here: http://www.bath.ac.uk/science/

For an informal discussion, please contact the Director of Administration, Amanda Harper (01225) 386422 (e-mail: a.l.harper@bath.ac.uk)

Research Associate, Education and Social Inclusion

Sightsavers International

Sightsavers International

Location: Haywards Heath
Salary: £32,300 to £43,700 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 17th April 2015
Closes: 30th April 2015

Our vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes and where visually impaired people participate equally in society. Each year, we improve the lives of millions of people in the poorest parts of the world.

Sightsavers has an opportunity for a Research Associate, Education and Social Inclusion, to provide technical support to Sightsavers’ research programmes in the areas of inclusive education, disability and social inclusion.

Our current research focuses on children and adults with visual impairments and other disabilities and includes both quantitative and qualitative study designs.  The post holder will work as part of the global research team and will support primarily studies using qualitative and participatory research methodologies; however, contributions to other research (eg. disability surveys; quality of life studies; and impact evaluations) will be expected.

The ideal candidate will have a Postgraduate degree in research methods, evaluation research; disability studies or another related discipline. They will have excellent knowledge of different research paradigms and methods, particularly qualitative and participatory methodological approaches, and demonstrable experience of conducting research in the areas of inclusive education and/or social inclusion.

The ideal candidate will have a strong ability to plan, design, undertake and supervise primary research, collect data using qualitative and participatory approaches, and analyse qualitative data, using qualitative software packages, eg. NVIVO, ATLAS ti. The postholder must be able to travel internationally for up to 12 weeks a year.

To apply, and for further details about the role, please download an application pack from http://jobs.sightsavers.net/

Please download our application form and return the completed application form and equal opportunities form as two separate documents to jobs@sightsavers.org.

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