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Alumni and Supporter Communications Officer (Maternity Cover)
London Road Reading, UK

Job reference: SRF35777 - R

Location: London Road Reading, UK

Closing date: 18/10/2021

Job live date: 21/09/2021

Salary: £30,942 to £40,322 per annum

Employment type: PM-Other Related

Department: Campaigns & Supporter Engagement

Division: Not specified

Hours per week: 1.00FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full-time, Fixed-term for up to 12 months

Our Alumni and Supporter Communications Officers work to strengthen a lifelong connection with our graduates through a programme of targeted communications to alumni and supporters, engaging them in the life of the University.

In this role you will focus on assigned communications projects across a range of channels, with a particular focus on increasing the reach and effectiveness of our online platforms and communications.  You will need to champion University and campaign objectives and messaging yet also reflect alumni/supporter preferences and interests, informed by research, feedback and rigorous analysis of online communications performance. 

Imagination and creativity aligned with an efficient and planned approach will be vital in this role, as will the ability to build good networks in order to source engaging content from both within the University and externally.

Previous applicants need not apply.

The fixed term post can be taken up as an internal secondment subject to approval from the current line manager or a fixed term University contract.

Interviews will be held on 3 November 2021

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Head of Campaign & Supporter Engagement

Contact role:

Director of Alumni & Supporter Engagement

Contact name:

Agnes Gibson

Contact name:

Dylan Parkes

Contact phone:

0118 378 3750

Contact phone:

0118 378 2721

Contact email:

Contact email:

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route.  Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS.  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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