SGSAH Blogging Intern

University of Glassgow
January 02, 2024
Offerd Salary:£22,681 - £25,138
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Contract Type:fixed term for up to
Working Time:Full time
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SGSAH Blogging Intern

Job purpose

To maintain and develop the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities PhD blog.

Main duties and responsibilities

1. Develop the SGSAH blogging brand to promote SGSAH and doctoral research in the arts & humanities more widely.

2. Produce a minimum of one blog entry each week (300 words+).

3. Research relevant topics and angles for blog content.

4. Identify guest bloggers and schedule guest blog posts.

5. Ensure all information on the blog is accurate and current.

6. Build up blog followers to agreed targets.

7. Liaise regularly with the SGSAH team on content planning.

Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills and Experience



A1 This post is open to doctoral researchers in the Arts & Humanities, enrolled at an SGSAH member HEI.



C1 Excellent written communication skills.

C2 High standard of accuracy in writing, attention to detail and thoroughness.

C3 Ability to plan, organise and prioritise work days and weeks ahead, and to respond to changing pressures or requirements.

C4 Initiative and judgement to resolve problems independently e.g. difficulty in sourcing guest bloggers.


D1 Ability to use


Essential :

E1 Experience of developing and running a blog. Please provide link.

E2 Experience of increasing presence and reach for a blog. Please quantify.

E3 Experience of using social media to reach different communities.

E4 Experience of working independently within a larger team.


F1 Experience of writing and/or otherwise engaging with public debate about the PhD experience.

F2 Experience of developing a research-focused blog.

F3 Experience and regular use of social media.

Terms and Conditions

Salary will be Grade 4, £22,681 - £25,138 per annum pro rata.

This post is part time (5 hours per week) and fixed term for up to 6 months.

As part of Team UofG you will be a member of a world changing, inclusive community, which values ambition, excellence, integrity and curiosity.

As a valued member of our team, you can expect:

1 A warm welcoming and engaging organisational culture, where your talents are developed and nurtured, and success is celebrated and shared.

2 An excellent employment package with generous terms and conditions including 41 days of leave for full time staff, pension - pensions handbook https: // www., benefits and discount packages.

3 A flexible approach to working.

4 A commitment to support your health and wellbeing, including a free 6-month UofG Sport membership for all new staff joining the University https: // www.

We believe that we can only reach our full potential through the talents of all. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our values. Applications are particularly welcome from across our communities and in particular people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented within the University. Read more on how the University promotes and embeds all aspects of equality and diversity within our community https: // www.

We endorse the principles of Athena Swan https: // www. and hold bronze, silver and gold awards across the University.

We are investing in our organisation, and we will invest in you too. Please visit our website https: // www. for more information.

Vacancy Ref : 135308 Close Date : 02-Jan-2024 23:45

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