StoryFutures/Academy Social Media and Event Coordinator

Egham, United Kingdom
£29,159 per annum - including London Allowance
13 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department of Media Arts

Location:      Egham
Salary:      £29,159 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing Date:      Thursday 28 March 2019
Interview Date:      Monday 01 April 2019

Full-Time, Fixed-Term (24 months)

Salary is £29,159 per annum inclusive of London Allowance

Applications are invited for the post of StoryFutures / Academy Social Media & Event Co-Ordinator in the Department of Media Arts / Centre for Digital Creativity

Would you like to play a part in the future innovation of the UK’s creative industries? Are you interested in collaborating with world leading organisations like BBC Studios, Sky, the BFI and Pinewood Studios, as well as cutting edge innovators like Imaginarium Studios and Sony Interactive Entertainment? Are you a confident and effective communicator with great organisational skills, an eye for social media content creation and a positive, proactive attitude?

Then this role may be for you. It is a brilliant, one-of-a-kind opportunity to be part of the team working across StoryFutures and StoryFutures Academy: The National Centre for Immersive Storytelling based at Royal Holloway and the National Film & Television School. Both projects are part of the AHRC’s £80m Creative Industries Clusters Programme created by the government’s Industrial Strategy Fund.

StoryFutures is a new R&D base for screen industries to meet the challenge of next-generation storytelling, producing compelling content for emerging creative technologies. The linked StoryFutures Academy will draw on this R&D to develop cutting-edge creative training and research programmes in immersive storytelling to ensure the UK creative workforce is the most skilled in the world in the use of virtual, augmented and mixed reality technologies.

Working across sites at Royal Holloway and the NFTS, you will be responsible for the operational logistics of events and their social media coverage for both projects.

You will have a high level of organisational responsibility, with a key role in facilitating the smooth and efficient running of a series of events, the social media coverage of such events and for updating social media channels and web platforms. Ideally you will have:

You may come from digital or creative sectors or have innovation/R&D background – we welcome applications from diverse candidates from both academic and non-academic backgrounds.

This is a full time 2 year post, available from 01 April 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. It is a post with strong potential for contract extension.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor James Bennett on

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit The RHUL Recruitment Team can be contacted with queries by email at:

Please quote the reference: 0319-093

Closing Date: Midnight, 28 March 2019

Interview Date: Interviews will take place the week of 1 April 2019

The College is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community.

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.