Head of Media
The University of Sussex is looking to appoint a Head of Media to work closely with the University Executive Group providing expert communications advice and lead on all external institutional announcements. The role will ensure that the University is able to identify, manage and amplify media opportunities with key audience groups.
Reporting to the Associate Director of Communications, Digital and Creative Media you will lead a team of four Media Relations Managers and a PR and Social Media Manager to deliver on key University strategic objectives. The University of Sussex has a bold vision, Sussex 2025, that seeks to transform the University for new times and a new generation. In this role you will be responsible for raising awareness of the University’s excellence across research, education and the student experience.
The University is now in its 60th year and seeks to become one of the most sustainable universities in the world.
You will be an effective senior representative for the Communications team, leading on media opportunities with journalists, editors, opinion formers, digital influencers and directly to audiences through social media.
The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.
You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy, Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.
The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK.
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