Communications Unit

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The Communications Unit has primary responsibility for research news, web and social media, marketing, events, student recruitment, institustional profile and graphic design and production. We have staff members in Bodø, Nesna, Levanger and Steinkjer.

Areas of responsibility

Strategic management and media relations

Primary responsibility for strategic and operative communications at Nord University, including media relations, coordination and cooperation with university management, government, business and the community. 

Staff members:
Andreas Førde, Head of Communications
Tor Dybdal-Holthe, Deputy Head of Communications
Ellisiv Flatval, Senior Communications Adviser

Research communication and dissemination

Staff members:
Bjørnar O. Leknes, Senior Communications Adviser and Coordinator
Sarah Evans, Communications Adviser
Per Jarl Elle, Communications Adviser
Svein-Arnt Eriksen, Communications Adviser
Monica Beate Øwre Strand, Communications Adviser

Web

External website (www.nord.no)
Management and development of the university's external web presence. Facilitation and coordination of content production for teaching and research communities at Nord University.

Staff members:
Lena Ramsvik, Communications Adviser and Coordinator
Hilde Falch, Communications Adviser
Otelie Knædal, Executive Officer
Sarah Evans, Communications Adviser


Intranet (intranett.nord.no)
Information and content for the university staff.

Staff members:
Roger Grostad, Head Engineer
Ellisiv Flatval, Senior Communications Adviser

Social media, student recruitment and marketing

Coordination, publication, advertising and consultancy within student recruitment and digital marketing. 

Staff members:
Kristine Solli, Higher Executive Officer and Coordinator
Otelie Knædal, Executive Officer
Bjørn-Åge Rånes, Communications Adviser
Espen H. Kvikstad, Executive Officer
Monica Beate Øwre Strand, Communications Adviser

Events and institutional profile

Primary responsibility for the institutional profile and events such as Forskningsdagene, Fagdagen, Lytring, Innsikt, Open Day and Universitetsturneen. 

Staff members:
Per-Stian Ekroll, Senior Communications Adviser and Coordinator
Ellisiv Flatval, Senior Communications Adviser
Monica Beate Øwre Strand, Communications Adviser 
Kristine Solli, Senior Executive Officer

Graphic design and production

The printers offers services from printing of compendia and reports, to graphic design and production of marketing packages. The team is also responsible for the university's visual profile.

Staff members:
Hege Vatne Arntsen, Adviser
Kris Kommendahl, Senior Executive Officer
Einar Christensen, Higher Executive Officer