Strategic Communication & Engagement Assistant

Swansea University

Salary: APM Grade 5 £25,138 – £27,979 per annum

Contract: This role is fixed term to 5/11/2024
Hours of work: Full time 35 hours per week.

Location: Singleton Park and Bay Campuses

Education Services provides high quality professional support for learners, teachers and researchers, including external users of Swansea University Libraries. This role presents an exciting opportunity to work with specialists across the Directorate and University on the delivery of high-quality communication and engagement with those audiences and the wider Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAM) sector.

Working closely with the Strategic Communications and Engagement Development Officer, Director and Executive Leadership Team to ensure timely, appropriate and consistent communications, the role will be key to ensuring Education Services shares information effectively and consistently through all channels and particularly the web and social media. This includes assisting with the: 

  • Creation of engaging and informative bi-lingual content for all online and offline channels
  • Effective use of existing communication channels and resources across the University and beyond
  • Promotion of our successes to a wider audience including media activity and award entries
  • Development and implementation of an internal communication programme to promote collaboration, visibility, transparency and satisfaction

We’re looking for someone with a degree level qualification or equivalent professional experience in communications. You’ll show how you would use your excellent communication, visual, copy-editing and Welsh-language skills to engage a wide audience, including online and through social media.

  • Closing Date: 25 September 2023
  • Shortlisting: 28 September 2023
  • Interviews: 5 October 2023

For further information please contact Liam Walsh, Strategic Communications and Engagement Development Officer ([email protected] , +44 (0)1792 604618)

The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality, ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation.

 Please note this job is also being advertised to a pool of colleagues internally as part of our University commitment to employee redeployment.  Should this post be filled from this route then you will receive an email confirming this. If you do not receive an email, please assume that your application is still in process.

 Applicants are asked to provide a completed online application providing evidence against the essential criteria in the recruitment documentation.

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