Internal Communications (Student Engagement) Officer

University of Reading
February 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:£32,348 - £42,155
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Job reference: SRF43694

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 17/02/2023

Job live date: 20/01/2023

Salary: £32,348 - £42,155 per annum

Employment type: PM-ALC

Department: Marketing Communication & Engagement

Division: Corporate Communications

Hours Per Week:: 1.0 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full time, Permanent

An exciting and challenging role that will see you working with professionals, academics and students from across the University of Reading to deliver expert, professional communications that engage with students on issues as varied as student life itself.

About the role

Working with the Internal Communications (Student Engagement) Manager, as part of the Corporate Communications Team, you will be responsible for developing and delivering communication plans for University-wide projects and campaigns - working with stakeholders to agree objectives and identify appropriate channels; advising others on communicating effectively with students and proactively seeking opportunities to promote the teaching and learning agenda with staff and students.

You will also coordinate staff communications and engagement in support of strategic activity around teaching and learning and student experience.

About you

You are a confident and creative self-starter, able to juggle multiple priorities, with strong planning and organisational skills. You enjoy working with people and can build and maintain networks both internally and externally. You're a true team player and a strong all-round communicator with excellent writing skills and attention to detail, plus experience of writing content for a variety of audiences for both print and online channels.

Interview date: 27/02/2023

Informal contact details

Contact role:

Internal Communications (Student Engagement) Manager

Contact name:

Rachel McQuilliam

Contact phone:


Contact email:

[email protected]

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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