Communications and Marketing Manager - Cyber
Communications Office Salary: £38,205 to £44,263 Closing Date: Thursday 07 December 2023 Interview Date: Thursday 14 December 2023 Reference: 1265-23
Lancaster University aims to secure a global reputation for research, training and engagement in fields aligned to cyber security and data science. This is underpinned by a significant investment of £19m over 5 years, to build capacity, recruiting 33 new academics to tackle a range of societal and technological challenges and developing supporting infrastructure at our Lancaster campus.
The role will develop and implement a communications and marketing strategy for cyber research, teaching and innovation at Lancaster. Working with the central communications team, you will oversee and take responsibility for all internal and external communications and promote the University's in this area. This position requires discretion and judgement in managing partner and stakeholder relations as well as a flexible set of skills including marketing and communications skills, web page creation, events, copy writing and social media.
This is a full time role, fixed for 2 years. We offer hybrid working and a range of benefits.
The role will be based in the University's central Communications Team and will work closely with the Data and Cyber Growth Project Manager and the Security and Protection Science Management Team. A critical objective for the post holder will be to secure maximum external exposure for the initiative's developments and achievements, significantly contributing to positioning Lancaster as the destination institution for cyber excellence.
Lancaster's interdisciplinary Security and Protection Science community aims to help keep the nation, organisations and citizens safe and secure as cyber emerges as an essential domain in global protection strategies - enabling security, resilience and prosperity in increasingly uncertain times.
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advertised roles are UK based.The University provides an environment that strongly supports the
individual needs of each employee, whilst promoting the importance of wellbeing for all our colleagues. We have a range of support networks available for our employees, and more information on these can be found on the ‘Working at Lancaster' information page.We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an
individual basis. The University recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address all inequality in higher education.We warmly welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless
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Communications and Marketing Manager - Cyber
November 15, 2023
December 07, 2023
Computer Science,Business and Economics,Engineering
About the employer
Established in 1964 by the Royal Charter, Lancaster University is amongst the leading research-intensive universities in the UK. It is among the only 6 collegiate universities in the country and has collaborations with NHS, GCHQ, LEP, CEH, EA, Sunway University, and UFLA, Brazil. Initially, the university was based at St. Leonard's Gate. The campus was moved to Bailrigg in South Lancaster in 1968. The university formerly had four colleges namely Cartmel, County, Lonsdale, and Bowland. Grizedale, Fylde, Furness, Pendle, and Graduate colleges were set up after 1990. Currently, it has 9 colleges that offer a total of 18 research programs.
The Lancaster University campus occupies a beautiful 560-acre parkland site at Bailrigg, just three miles from Lancaster city center. The Bailrigg campus is home to Lancaster Arts, bringing together our own theatre, art gallery, and concert series. The Nuffield Theatre is one of the largest professional studio theatres in Europe. It hosts public performances of theatre, contemporary dance and live art from some of the best-known and respected companies from the UK and abroad. Each of the 9 colleges has its private residence blocks, administration staff, halls, bars, and Wi-Fi enabled common areas. There are two banks, a bakery, an ice-cream parlor, general stores and supermarkets, a beauty salon, and a post office on the university campus. Lancaster also has Chaplaincy Centre which houses prayer rooms with facilities for different faiths such as Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish, Islam, and Baha'i. Lancaster University provides university bus services making it convenient for the students and employees to commute. Further, the M6 motorway is only a five minutes' drive from the campus. It takes 10 minutes to drive to the West Coast Main Line that connects the city to London, Scotland, and Manchester.
The academic structure of the university consists of undergraduate degree programs, postgraduate courses, research, and doctoral level programs. The acclaimed staff of the university guides the students into international level research centered on humanities, business subjects, natural sciences, modern languages, social sciences, and technology. Presently, the university has over 13,000 full-time students enrolled for first and higher degrees. There are 3,027 employees on the university campus including 1,323 faculty members.
Lancaster University has over 148,000 alumni in more than 180 countries. The university has a notable list of alumni who have gained recognition in their respective disciplines. Emily Fleeshman is a Hollywood actress, famous for her role of Nikki in popular TV show Still Open All Hours. Also, she is the founder of an acting school named ‘The Actors' Lab’ based in Salford. Satnam Rana is a news presenter on BBC. Some other noble laureates of the university are Roger Ashton-Griffiths (actor), Andrew Brooke Miller (Novelist), Catherine Jane Smith (a member of British Labour Party), Lucy Jane Briers (actor), Andy Serkis (actor and director), Bruce Sewell (former counsel of Apple).