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Public Engagement Project Manager

External Relations

Location:  University Park
Salary:  £32,348 to £43,414 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Friday 17 February 2023
Reference:  REG550822

We are looking to appoint a Public Engagement Project Manager to help our researchers engage and involve communities in the world class research taking place across our institution. The post holder will work alongside colleagues and external partners to develop our practise, deliver inclusive events and communicate our ambition.

You will support the public engagement team in gaining recognition for public engagement activity across the University, capture and map engagement activities and contribute to reviews and reports. You will identify and address gaps in training provision, create online resources and share opportunities across all disciplines. You will contribute to our festivals strategy, manage a portfolio of events and evaluate the quality of our offer through consultation with staff and the public. You will be committed to civic engagement, aware of the importance of place and of maximising positive societal impact through research.

The role sits in the Institute for Policy and Engagement and is offered on a permanent basis. Hours are full time (36.25 hours per week); however applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 29 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arrangements may be considered.

The University of Nottingham is committed to providing competitive employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. We strive to provide a range of benefits and rewards, including leading fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes. We also offer an excellent holiday allowance of 30 days per year, plus additional university closure days and bank holidays.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Maria Richards, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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