Head of PR and Stakeholder Communications


15th June 2019

Guardian University of the Year 2019; Times and Sunday Times Modern University of the Year 2018; THE 2017 University of the Year; these are just some of the accolades bestowed upon Nottingham Trent University.

We are proud to be recognised as one of the UK’s most popular universities. We are committed to creating opportunity for our students, regardless of their background. We are proud of our excellent teaching quality and strong graduate outcomes. We are now seeking to appoint a new Head of PR and Stakeholder Communications to play a critical leadership role in how we communicate with the world and our partners.

The recently formed Communications, Admissions, Marketing and Student Recruitment (CAMS) department has been established to make a strategic contribution to the University and its future. The role holder will lead and implement a range of core projects, including:

  • The creation and roll-out of a new stakeholder management strategy, making full use of our CRM system
  • The “Universities for Nottingham” campaign – a new collaboration between Nottingham Trent University and the University of Nottingham to work towards the development of a Joint Civic Engagement Plan for the next five years.
  • A new student engagement strategy and the introduction of a new intranet
  •  An employer branding proposition and the creation of an engaging internal communications approach

Your key task will be to convey effectively what Nottingham Trent University does and why it matters, to the right audiences.  You will be focused primarily on communications with local, national and specialist media, with our own colleagues and with internal teams to support them to build relationships with key stakeholders.

You will have experience of reputation management operating in a competitive environment with a proven ability to use multiple communications channels to develop relationships. You will have excellent ability to lead multi-disciplinary content teams, integrating the skills and expertise of staff to develop powerful reputation and engagement campaigns with successful outcomes. Your excellent persuasion, interpersonal and networking skills will be supported by your understanding of news, political and social media trends.

Further information along with details on how to apply can be found at www.berwickpartners.co.uk/72118  

Closing date for applications will be midday on Friday 14th June 2019.