Communications Adviser

Kingston University
April 22, 2024
Offerd Salary:£37,646
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  • Job Description (PDF, 159.11kb)
  • At Kingston University, delivering inspiring teaching and producing graduates sought after for their skills, knowledge and innovation are at the heart of everything we do. Rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), we are leading the way championing the importance of graduates' future skills and the vital role they play in driving a thriving economy. Making major strides in delivering our visionary Town House Strategy, we are proud to be an inclusive, innovative, ambitious and enterprising institution.

    An opportunity has now arisen for a communications adviser to join our busy External Communications team. The successful candidate will play an important role in helping the University tell its story and boost its profile in the news media, showcasing its academic expertise and student successes by producing a variety of written, photographic and video content appealing to audiences ranging from potential students right through to policymakers and other key influencers

    The Person

    A creative communications professional, you will have a real way with words and a flair for producing compelling written and visual content for a range of different audiences and channels. With a nose for news, you will have the talent and enthusiasm to carry out a range of proactive and reactive media and public relations activity, as well as writing for our online news sites and producing content for our social media platforms.

    You will be a highly motivated and well organised self-starter, keen to further develop your career and someone who thrives on variety and learning new skills. As well as having responsibility for your own projects, you will work collaboratively with colleagues on campaigns and other activity. Educated to degree level, you will ideally have already worked in a communications office or as a journalist. Your role will involve working with staff and students across all our University sites in and around Kingston upon Thames.

    Further information

    This is full time, permenant position with a starting salary of £37,646.00 per annum.

    Interviews are expected to be held week commencing Tuesday 30 April 2024.

    For informal enquiries, please contact Nicky Baird, External Communications & Media Relations Manager.

    Bring your true self, expertise, and passion to Kingston where we are continuing to strive to build a university where authentic inclusion and belonging is at its heart. Every one of our staff and students' identities, backgrounds and diverse experiences makes us who we are - so harness and embrace yours by applying today. We welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ communities and those with disabilities.

    Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

    To apply click on ‘Apply Now'. If, for accessibility reasons, you need to apply in an alternative format, please email [email protected] or call the HR Shared Services team on 020 8417 3118.

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