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PR Officer

Global Marketing & Recruitment

Location:  Hendon
Starting Salary:  £32,407 per annum
Grade:  Grade 6
Contract Type:  Permanent
Hours per Week:  35.5
Date Posted:  Wednesday 04 September 2019
Closing Date:  Friday 27 September 2019
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  MKG264-R-R
Job Details:    Job Description    

Middlesex is an amazing university with a compelling story to tell.  We transform students’ potential into success and inspire them to achieve and do things they never thought possible.

This role is an opportunity to be part of the talented and innovative team putting Middlesex University on the map and to join our newly formed Commercial Group, with expanded marketing and communications resource.  Based at our campus in Hendon, North London, the team works collectively to raise awareness of Middlesex University and support student recruitment targets, as well as drive our reputational goals.   

The Communications and External Engagement team works to advance the profile, reputation, and strategic development of Middlesex University.  Working as part of the Communications and External Engagement team, the PR team helps meet this objective through high quality and effective media relations programmes aimed at the University’s identified target audiences. 

The PR Officer will be responsible for proactively seeking and disseminating key news stories for the University, including working closely with the media.   The post holder will have experience of using communications channels, including digital and public relations tools to foster support, and of developing and implementing university-wide communications strategies. 

 The PR Officer will support the team in proposing key messages to promote the University and responses to defend the University’s reputation in times of crisis.  Proactive and reactive media experience is vital for this role.

If you wish to discuss the post in further detail please contact:   Angela Martyn, Director, Communications and External Engagement at or on (020) 8411 6237.  

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