Marketing & Communications Associate – KTP Resistant Building Products

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Fixed term contract

Salary See description

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1433515

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Marketing & Communications Associate – KTP Resistant Building Products based in Belfast.


Marketing & Communications Associate – KTP Resistant Building Products

Ref: 19/107750

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 4,200 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

Resistant Building Products was established in 2012 and is the market leader in development and supply of magnesium oxide boards in the EU. These boards are used for fire resistant cladding, structural sheathing in Service Class 2 walls in steel frame and timber frame buildings, in commercial and residential sectors.

We wish to recruit a motivated Marketing or Management graduate to work in Resistant Building Products in collaboration with Queen’s for 24 months. Through this Knowledge Transfer Partnership, Resistant Building Products aim to design, develop and embed an integrated stakeholder management strategy to ensure that the organisation can maintain its current leading market position and grow its business into other markets.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Hold at least a 2.1 Honours Degree (or equivalent) in Strategic Marketing, Management or a closely related subject with a significant and demonstrable marketing component. Applicants who hold, a 2.2 in the above, in addition to either one year’s relevant experience, or a related higher degree will also be considered.
  • A graduate with a 2.1 Honours Degree in any discipline, who holds, or is about to obtain, a highly relevant Masters Degree or above in the area of Marketing or Management or a closely related discipline will also be considered.
  • 6 months’ relevant work experience

Informal enquires may be directed to Karen McGeough.

Salary scale: £24,000 to £29,500 per annum.  One of the key KTP benefits for graduates is access to a £8,500 training and travel budget over the 24 month project.

To Apply please click the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to our website.

Closing date: Wednesday 11 September 2019

Anticipated interview date: Thursday 26 September 2019

For full job details and criteria please see the Candidate Information link on our website by clicking ‘apply’.  You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application. For further information please contact Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  We welcome applications from all sections of society and particularly from people with a disability. 

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but, in particular circumstances, may be renewed or made permanent, subject to availability of funding.