Marketing and Communications Manager

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity in the Faculty of Science for you to lead the development and implementation of a Faculty marketing and communications strategy to support key strategic priorities.

You will work collaboratively with colleagues from across the institution to ensure coordination and alignment of marketing activity and messages. You will develop media campaigns, generate and maximise the impact of high profile research. You will also plan internal messaging and events to enhance the reach of research, impact and educational stories across the Faculty.

To be successful in this role, you will need to draw on your experience of developing and implementing communications strategies in large and complex organisations. You must have the skills to quickly build effective networks and strong working relationships with academic and professional services staff at the highest levels.

The Faculty of Science is one of the leading Science faculties within the UK and one of five faculties within the University of Sheffield. We have a turnover of £114m, over 1,000 staff and approximately 5000 students working and studying across the classical science subjects. Our mission is to understand our world, ourselves and our place in the Universe. For further details about the Faculty of Science, please visit our website at
We offer:
● 41 days annual leave (including closure days and Bank Holidays), with the possibility to purchase up to ten additional days.
● Up to 5 days of paid time off to cover emergency caring responsibilities.
● A commitment to work life balance including, flexible working opportunities and hybrid working where possible.
● A highly competitive pension scheme.
● Discounts at participating shops and cinemas, and a cycle to work scheme.
● A commitment to your development, with programmes, learning modules and mentoring schemes.
● An inclusive and diverse workplace.
● A commitment to your wellbeing, with confidential emotional support, support for those going through the menopause, experiencing fertility treatment and having a baby, paid leave for IVF treatment and more.
Further information can be found at

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 04.06.2024.

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