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IT Communications and Engagement Manager job with UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON

Office of the Executive Director

Location: 1 Place of the House of Guilds

Salary: £39,739 to £50,296 Per year
Full time, permanent

Closing Date: Thursday, July 14, 2022

Date of interview: be confirmed

Reference: 1884722JF

The University of Southampton ICT team, iSolutions, is looking for a dynamic and talented Communications and Engagement Team Leader who can help us shape and improve the way we engage and communicate with our University community to deliver exciting and transformational IT projects.

Working within the CIO office, you will be responsible for leading and mentoring a small team of communications professionals who are engaged in a variety of communications activities. Together with your colleagues, you will develop messaging for our audiences, coordinate work across college campuses, and deliver effective communications across a range of channels, including print, digital, and social media.

iSolutions is one of the largest departments in the University’s Professional Services Group and we provide a wide and complex range of ICT services to support our diverse user community of over 20,000 students and over 5,500 staff members. University staff.

You can help us succeed by providing:

  • Experience delivering engaging internal communications in a large organization.
  • Exceptional communication skills demonstrating a strong sense of purpose, creativity and flair.
  • Excellent writing skills with an ability to effectively present complex technical issues to a diverse audience.
  • The ability to organize, plan and deliver effective communication and engagement activities in accordance with project plans and broader timelines.

What can we offer in return?

The University of Southampton is a member of the Russel Group, placed 16e in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 and in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings 2023. It’s a fantastic and dynamic place to work, you can find out more about us here

iSolutions is an active department that not only takes care of the day-to-day IT support of our university community, but also a wide range of transformation projects in support of the university’s strategy. We are a collegial and inclusive team of IT professionals who strive to provide world-class support and you will have the opportunity to get involved in many areas of delivery and engage in the use of new platforms. of cooperation. Work-life balance is also important to us and work patterns can reflect and accommodate personal commitments as needed.

As part of our commitment to your well-being, we offer professional pension plans and generous leave. Staff also have access to our state-of-the-art on-campus sports, arts and cultural facilities, a comprehensive events program and a number of university employee discount programs.

The University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation or any other feature protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

Application procedure

You must submit your completed online application form to The deadline for applications will be midnight on the closing date listed above. If you need help, please call Hannah Nash (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0)23 8059 2750 or email [email protected] Please quote reference 1884722JF on all correspondence.