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Reference: 80145

Date Added: 7 September 2021
Closing Date: 8 October 2021

Job Title: Public Affairs Manager

Working For: University of Sussex

Location: Brighton

Salary: Starting at £34,304 to £40,927 per annum, pro rata if part time

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

The Public Affairs Manager will be influential in increasing the institution’s influence on public policy and discourse, and work to deliver the University’s strategic goals in the public and political arena. This appointment is within the Communications, Marketing and Advancement Division.

The University is seeking to appoint an experienced public affairs practitioner who can enhance Sussex’s world-leading reputation through communicating effectively with key opinion formers. The role will involve promoting the institution through a managed programme of stakeholder engagement, site-based activities and input to the policy setting agenda at a senior level.

The post holder will contribute to the University’s public affairs strategy and will provide advice to senior management on policy developments and political engagement. They will support the wider organisational strategy and co-ordinate responses to key policy developments as well as having the ability to make and implement critical decisions.

The ideal candidate will possess first class communication skills, the ability to think strategically and creatively and be a strong team player.

The post-holder will report to the Associate Director of Public Affairs

Please contact L.Rolles@sussex.ac.uk for informal enquiries

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

For full details and how to apply see our vacancies page: https://www.sussex.ac.uk/about/jobs 

Closing Date: 8 October 2021

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Website: https://www.sussex.ac.uk/

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