U Oxford COMPAS: Communications Manager/Officer (UK)

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2 positions in Communications, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), School of Anthropology & Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford, UK. Deadline extended: 19 September 2022.

  1. Communications Manager

The School of Anthropology & Museum Ethnography (SAME) and the Centre on Migration, Policy & Society (COMPAS) have an exciting new opportunity for a Communications Manager to lead on communications activities across the School and COMPAS. The Communications Manager will play a key role in developing and implementing effective communications strategies that align with priorities for both SAME and COMPAS, in conjunction with key staff members and stakeholders.

SAME is renowned for its broad and interdisciplinary approach to anthropology, its commitment to long-term ethnographic fieldwork, and its association with the Pitt Rivers Museum and the anthropology of visual and material culture. The School brings together a number of units and centres, including COMPAS. COMPAS is an external facing, international, vibrant and interdisciplinary research centre in the field of migration. Research projects and sub-units within the Centre include the Migration Observatory (MigObs) and the Global Exchange on Migration and Diversity (GEM). Research dissemination and communications have always been a key part of COMPAS research activity and the Communications Manager will be a member of COMPAS Senior Management Team.

The Communications Manager will report to the School’s Head of Administration and Finance, but will also work closely with the Head of School, and report to the COMPAS Director regarding COMPAS communications activity. The role will be supported in COMPAS by a dedicated Communications Officer and in the School by members in the administrative team trained to do digital communications (such as website and social media updates), and other communications activity (such as organising outreach events and open days). Part of the role for the School will involve bringing these activities together under a common Communications strategy and implementation plan.

2. Communications Officer

The Centre on Migration, Policy & Society (COMPAS), in the School of Anthropology & Museum Ethnography (SAME), is seeking a new Communications Officer to deal with a wide range of communications activity within COMPAS. COMPAS is an external facing, international, vibrant and interdisciplinary research centre in the field of migration. Research projects and sub-units within COMPAS include the Migration Observatory (MigObs) and the Global Exchange on Migration and Diversity (GEM).

The Communications Officer will report to the Communications Manager, but will also work closely with other members of the COMPAS team and will be expected to be a proactive member of the team.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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