Communications Assistant

Leeds, United Kingdom
£23,067 to £26,715 p.a.
Thursday, 5 December 2019
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 17 December 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Are you a passionate communicator with the ability to create and manage compelling content for a range of channels? Can you turn complex information into clear and engaging messaging for a broad range of stakeholders? Do you want to help the University of Leeds create a better experience for its students and staff?

We’re looking for a communications professional to join the University’s internal communications team, supporting the Student Lifecycle Programme. The SLP is a long-term transformation programme aiming to develop processes, systems and ways of working that improve the student experience and get the University fit for the future. 

You’ll report in to the SLP Communications Manager and support on a range of tactical communications activities, from arranging briefing events to creating regular newsletters, web content and email updates designed to create conversations and engagement across support staff, academics and students.

You’ll need excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills and an ability to simplify complex information, plus great questioning and interpersonal skills to allow you to interact with and support a wide range of stakeholders, both inside and outside of the SLP team.

You must be able to work flexibly and independently, while meeting deadlines and have an appreciation of the internal communication challenges a university faces.

Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 6th January 2020.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Liz Wilmshurst, Communications & Engagement Manager, Student Lifecycle Programme 

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 9371, Email: 

Location:     Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:     Student Education Service
School/Institute:     Student Lifecycle Programme
Category:     Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:     Grade 5
Salary:     £23,067 to £26,715 p.a.
Post Type:     Full Time
Contract Type:     Fixed Term (for 2 years)
Release Date:     Tuesday 03 December 2019
Closing Date:     Tuesday 17 December 2019
Interview Date:     See advert
Downloads:     Candidate Brief

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