Senior Communications Manager

14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Ecorys UK has an exciting opportunity available for a Senior Communications Manager to join the talented team in Birmingham. The role is a fixed-term contract of up to 12 months (maternity cover) and full time. We are offering a salary of £33,000 - £38,000 per annum plus benefits.

About the role

The Senior Communications Manager will play a key role in marketing, communications and digital activities to promote the Erasmus+ programme in the UK. They will work closely with the British Council and across the fields of education, training, youth and sport helping to deliver a programme of innovative and purposeful activities to promote and disseminate Erasmus+. The role will involve liaising with colleagues and stakeholders to keep abreast of sectoral and/or Devolved Administration developments to ensure relevance of the programme, and to ensure that communications activity is effectively targeted to applicants, beneficiaries, stakeholders and policymakers across the UK.

About us

Ecorys UK is a premier player in the provision of research, evaluation, programme management and communication services to the public, private and third sectors, working closely with local and central governments organisations as well as international institutions. We have a long-standing reputation for delivery of multi-million pound programmes for government departments and third sector bodies. Our programme management experts offer cost-effective and practical solutions based on knowing what works and how we can meet your specific needs. Our specialist Communications and Digital develop communication plans, disseminate outcomes and help clients engage stakeholders and funders.

The Senior Communications Manager will have these essential skills

- Experience in creating, managing and monitoring cohesive and targeted communications strategies covering a range of communications activity, including social media;

- Excellent relationship management skills including stakeholder engagement;

- Excellent co-ordination and organisational skills, including the ability to manage a multifunctional communications team;

- Awareness of relevant education and training policy issues, including in Devolved Administrations;

- Directly managed a team.

We offer our Senior Communications Manager a fantastic benefits package!

You will have the opportunity to work with inspired and motivated people to deliver projects across the UK and Europe. In addition, our remuneration package reflects the value of our people with £33,000 - £38,000 per annum, 25 days annual leave, a competitive pension, private healthcare, childcare vouchers and more.

Closing Date

24 May 2017

Why not click 'apply’ today? Please include a covering letter with your CV. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to join a global group working in more than 100 countries, as our Senior Communications Manager.