Communications Assistant (Part Time)

University of Cambridge
April 28, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,742-£29,605
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Communications Assistant (Part Time)

The Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistic (MMLL) is seeking an enthusiastic and versatile person with strong communication skills to join our team in this permanent, part-time (0.6FTE) role.

As Communications Assistant you will work with colleagues across the Faculty, providing support for internal and external communications activity aimed current and prospective staff and students as well as alumni, funders and the wider public. The postholder acts as Webmaster, updating and maintaining the site in line with Faculty requirements and analysing its use by those who visit it; leads on social media activity, enabling colleagues to contribute as appropriate; supports academic colleagues with maintenance of our virtual learning environment; maintains regular contact with our alumni through online newsletters; and supports communications-related projects as they arise.

Working with colleagues, you will help maintain a strong and positive profile amongst our stakeholders. Managed and supported by the Senior Outreach Coordinator and embedded as a member of the team responsible the administration of Faculty-wide activity, you will be the key contact for all matters relating to communications in the Faculty.

You will be a well-organised and adaptable self-starter with excellent writing skills. attention to detail, and some experience of creating digital content. You should have some experience in digital communications, and will be skilled at working with web content management systems. You will be confident in managing competing priorities and able to move between tasks at short notice to meet deadlines. You will also work collaboratively with colleagues, documenting processes, sharing good practice and facilitating continuous improvement.

The Faculty is open to flexible working patterns accordingly and currently operates a hybrid work environment, with staff combining office-based and remote working.

The closing date is midnight (GMT) on Sunday 28 April 2024. If you do have any questions about the vacancy or application process, please contact the HR Team on [email protected]. If you have any informal questions about the role, please contact the Business and Operations Manager at [email protected].

We anticipate that interviews are provisionally planned for the week commencing 6 May 2024, subject to change.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Please quote reference GP41056 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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    Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics, Cambridge


    £25,742-£29,605 pro rata




    Assistant staff


    27 March 2024

    Closing date

    28 April 2024

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