Senior Communications Adviser

Kingston University
July 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:£34,549
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  • Job Description (PDF, 161.65kb)
  • An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Communications Adviser to join our small but impactful Internal Communications Team. The successful candidate will play a key role in strengthening employee engagement and equipping our people with the knowledge they need to work effectively through developing and delivering innovative and engaging communications

    They will also help to enhance the student experience through providing timely, impactful communications about services, events and other opportunities, seeking views and contributing to a vibrant student culture.

    The Person

    You will be an accomplished communications professional, a confident self- starter and persuasive communicator. You will have experience in a similar role or roles – time spent in a higher education position though welcome is not a requirement. With high-level relationship management skills, you will have the confidence to work with and advise senior leaders.

    Your writing skills will be strong and you have the ability to distil and convey complex issues to diverse audiences across a range channels. You will also be adept at coming to grips with new online platforms.

    You will have experience working on campaigns, developing communications plans and evaluating the outcomes of your activity. You will be able to work on your own initiative, possess strong time management skills and be comfortable working on multiple projects running at the same time.

    Further information

    This is part time, permenant position with a starting salary of £34,549.60 per annum (80% pro-rata of £43,187.00 per annum).

    Interviews are expected to be held on Tuesday 30 July 2024.

    For informal enquiries, please contact Kallon Basham, Internal Communications 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.

    We are a place-based organisation, proud of our location in Kingston and the civic role we play in our community. Our campuses inspire collaborative, innovative and creative communities. Being present on campus is important to us because it helps us to create a sense of belonging for both our staff and students. Therefore, staff are expected to be on campus for the majority of their working week.

    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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