Communications Assistant

University of Oxford
April 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:£28,759 – £37,966
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Contract Type:fixed term until 31
Working Time:Full time
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Communications Assistant

Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences (NDCN), John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, OX3 9DU

This newly created position will provide support to two neuroscience departments. You will play a critical role in our internal communications through the regular compilation of newsletters and updating content on website/intranet pages, as well as supporting external communications creating content for social media and websites. Reporting to both NDCN and Psychiatry's Communications Managers, you will work the equivalent of 3 days per week in NDCN and 2 days per week in Psychiatry. This will require close collaboration between the departments' communications teams and the role holder is instrumental in the success of this new partnership.

Some of your duties will include drafting and proofreading content for the department's internal and external communications channels, including print, digital and social media platforms. As well as doing basic website and intranet maintenance, including uploading news and other content, monitoring content for accessibility, monitoring and editing website to ensure content is up-to-date and relevant, and helping with basic web enquiries from researchers.

It is essential that you are educated to A-level or equivalent professional experience, demonstrable experience of communications activities, both print and digital, and excellent writing skills and attention to detail. It is desirable that you have experience working in a large organisation and/or in higher education and experience of using InDesign, Canva, and other editing software.

Please see the below 'Job Description' for further details on the responsibilities and selection criteria, as well as further information about the university and how to apply.

The post is full time for a fixed term until 31 March 2027 in the first instance. There is the option for part time with a minimum of 80% FTE and hybrid working arrangements.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Monday 15th April will be considered.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 1st May.

Contact Person : NDCN HR Recruitment Vacancy ID : 171684 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 15-Apr-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 5 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £28,759 – £37,966 per annum

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