Knowledge Exchange Manager - Digital, Creative and Cultural : University of Essex

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Knowledge Exchange Manager - Digital, Creative and Cultural

Job reference: REQ02474

Application closing date: 08/05/2019

Location: Colchester

Salary: £40,793-£48,676 per annum

Employment type: Fixed-term, Full-time

Job category/type: Professional


Job description:

The University of Essex has an exciting opportunity for a Knowledge Exchange Manager to join our Enterprise Team within the Research and Enterprise Office at the Colchester campus. 


Duties of the Role

The successful applicant will work closely with the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Designate) to further develop our partnerships with the digital, creative and cultural sector, identifying and proactively developing new funding opportunities, supporting our connectivity to creative industries and enhancing our contributions to the regional economy through creative sector growth. 

The post is for a fixed term and an excellent opportunity for someone with a passion for the digital, creative and cultural industries to develop a career in Higher Education knowledge exchange. 

The role is advertised as full time but 4 days per week could be considered. 


Qualifications and Skills required

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level in a relevant field or equivalent experience. Candidates should also have experience of the University Sector as well as an understanding of how Universities can support businesses and external organisations. Experience of working in or with creative industries as well as an ability to learn how to use online databases (including CRM/Inteum) and good communication skills both oral and written are all essential for this role.

At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

Please see the further detail link below for a full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role plus more information relating to the post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an application.  Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice or help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please telephone the Resourcing Team (01206 876559).

Closing date: 
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
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