Story Futures Academy Social Media and Event Co-Ordinator

Egham, United Kingdom
£29,645 to £30,465 per annum - including London Allowance
22 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department of Media Arts

Location: Egham
Salary: £29,645 to £30,465 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing Date: Thursday 31 October 2019
Interview Date: To be confirmed

Full-Time, Fixed-Term (until July 2021)

Applications are invited for the post of StoryFutures Academy Events & Communications 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 at StoryFutures Academy: The National Centre for Immersive Storytelling. StoryFutures Academy is a training programme for screen industries to meet the challenge of next-generation storytelling, producing compelling content for emerging creative technologies. The role will be working at the cutting edge of VR/AR/MR innovations with international prominence.

You will be the key events role, instrumental in telling our story to world leading creative industry partners, 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:

  • 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.
  • Experience of working in roles that have involved web and social media content creation and management - including video, photography and written.
  • Excellent written, verbal and oral communication skills

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

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

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

This is a full time 1 year and 9 months position, available from 01 November 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

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

Interview Date: TBC

Royal Holloway is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Read here about structures and initiatives around equality and diversity, including information on staff diversity networks.

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.