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Communications Officer
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF41712

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 30/06/2022

Job live date: 31/05/2022

Salary: £25,627 - £30,499 per annum

Employment type: AAS-Clerical

Department: Student Services

Division: Student Success & Engagement

Hours per week: 36

Employment Basis/Type: Full time, Permanent

The Digital Communications Officer plays a vital role in supporting the Student Communications team in our objective to keep students informed and updated, with digital marketing and communications covering the essentials of student life from day 1 to graduation and beyond. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone with a passion for digital communications and using accessible technology to inform and educate.

The Communications Officer supports the maintenance and development of UoR Student Life digital communications channels on social, web and mobile and coordinates a team of student ambassadors to represent the student voice across our channels and communications.

The post holder will be a confident digital planner with experience in writing engaging content and managing digital channels.

You may also have a background in training or teaching, and be confident to manage, support and inspire our team of communications ambassadors to produce good quality, engaging content to raise the student voice across our communication channels.

The University is, first and foremost, a diverse, inclusive, and supportive community of people – students, staff and alumni.  We are looking to appoint a Communications Officer within the Student Communications team. The successful candidate will be a creative and engaging communications professional, confident with managing a complex communications schedule and delivering innovative digital initiatives in support of sustainable change.

Interview date 8th July (subject to change) 

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Student Communications

Contact name:

Angie Davies

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Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-UK candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that by reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship will not be possible under the Skilled Worker Route. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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