Built on innovation and enterprise and committed to internationalisation, Coventry University has positioned itself as a dynamic and externally-facing organization. Widely regarded as one of the top "business-facing" Universities in the UK, Coventry prioritises strong partnerships with external organisations in the private, public and voluntary sectors. Its focus is on applied research, and delivering a curriculum that is academically rigorous and vocationally relevant. It won the Times Higher Education Awards 2011 for Entrepreneurial University of the Year, and continues to push the boundaries of delivering Higher Education with a campus in the City of London and the launch of Coventry University College. Coventry University has a turnover of c£200m, employs over 2,400 staff and has a student population of 22,000+ (20+% of its students come from outside the UK) and a further 5,000+ based in partners overseas. The University now seeks to appoint an outstanding individual to the post of Director of Group Marketing and Communications.
Lead a professional and creative strategic marketing and communications function that supports and enhances the University's corporate strategy in the UK and internationally.
Further develop and strengthen the University's and subsidiary companies' reputation and public relations activities across a broad range of external stakeholders.
Develop and deliver internal communications for staff and students that are engaging and responsive and ensure effective two-way communication across the institution.
Experience of leading a successful marketing and communications function with a strong understanding of all channels from traditional to social media combined with the ability to manage the delivery of effective leading edge campaigns.
High levels of intellectual capacity with exceptional interpersonal skills and a proven ability to build effective and sustainable relationships at all levels across a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
Innovative and entrepreneurial and able to demonstrate and deliver high levels of commercial acumen whilst upholding and promoting the vision, values and ambitions of Coventry University and its subsidiary companies.
To learn more please see www.odgers.com/38865 for a candidate brief containing application details, or contact us quoting reference 38865 . Closing date is 11 May 2012 .
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