Dec 6th 2018

Impact and Partnership Development Manager (Culture) – University of Exeter


Closing date: 2 January 2019

This part-time (0.5 FTE) fixed term post is available from 7th January until 28th June 2019.

Location: Cornwall

Salary: The starting salary will be from £34,211 up to £39,609 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.

Package: Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable)

The University of Exeter is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities.  They combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017. The University of Exeter has over 22,000 students and 4600 staff from 180 different countries and has been rated the WhatUni 2017 International Student Choice. Their research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of their research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. They encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of their students.

They are seeking to recruit an experienced manager with expertise in heritage, culture and arts. They will work within the Innovation, Impact and Business Department as part of the Regional Impact and Innovation Team based at our Penryn Campus.

The post holder will focus on generating opportunities, bringing these to fruition and managing a portfolio of projects within the Regional Team and lead innovation and impact work with the sub-theme of Arts across all university campuses.

Your key role will be to support impact development; facilitate collaborations with industry and government organisations; manage relationships with key partners; and deliver other forms of income from businesses, external partners and regional funding. You will represent the Directorate and University in both internal and external interactions and will use your negotiation and influencing skills to network, nurture existing relationships and develop new ones. Knowledge of economic development plus EU and research funding would also be an advantage.

Some of the key work strands of work will include:

– Support four Culture Impact Case Studies in preparation for REF2021 submission

-Develop our offer to the Cultural and Creative Economy sector in Cornwall identifying partnership and income opportunities

-Managing key relationships in the Culture and Creative sector in Cornwall particularly with the Cornwall Museums Partnership and Local Enterprise Partnerships

-Work closely with the Arts & Culture team to deliver the strategy in Cornwall

– Line manage project officer working on employer-led skills project to assist businesses in Cornwall and IoS to work in new cultures and languages

The role is based on our Cornwall campus, however travel both regionally and nationally may be expected. The postholder will be skilled in handling a large workload and working collaboratively with colleagues to provide an efficient and valuable service to customers.

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