ROYAL HOLLOWAY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

StoryFutures Communications Officer

Location
Egham, United Kingdom
Salary
£29,159 per annum - including London Allowance
Posted
17 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Apr 2019
Ref
0419-158
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Department of Media Arts

Location:      Egham
Salary:      £29,159 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing Date:      Sunday 28 April 2019
Interview Date:      See advert

Full-Time, Fixed Term

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 at StoryFutures. 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. Linked to StoryFutures Academy: The National Centre for Immersive Storytelling, the role will be working at the cutting edge of VR/AR/MR innovations with international prominence.

You will be the key communications role in telling our story to world leading creative industry partners, local SMEs and the wider world. You will have a high level of creative communications responsibility, with a key role in communicating our message to partners and prospective clients across web and social media. Ideally you will have:

  • Experience of working in roles that have involved web and social media content creation  and management - including video, photography and written.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills, including the ability to order priorities and meet tight deadlines.
  • Experience of working in communications roles, ideally in creative industries or university contexts 
  • Excellent written, verbal and oral communication skills

We welcome applications from diverse candidates from both academic and non-academic backgrounds.

This is a full time 3 years and 7 months available from 01 May 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. It is a post with strong potential for contract extension.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Moira Noble on moira.noble@rhul.ac.uk

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit https://jobs.royalholloway.ac.uk. The RHUL Recruitment Team can be contacted with queries by email at: recruitment@rhul.ac.uk

Please quote the reference: 0419-158

Closing Date: Midnight, 28 April 2019

Interview Date: Interviews will take place the week of 29 April 2019

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.

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