StoryFutures Academy Administration Officer

Egham, United Kingdom
£29,645 per annum - including London Allowance
26 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
03 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department of Media Arts

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £29,645 per annum - including London Allowance  
Fixed Term, Full Time
Closing Date:  Wednesday 03 February 2021
Interview Date:  Tuesday 09 February 2021
Reference:  0121-004

Full-Time, Fixed-Term

Salary is £27,511 per annum pro rata. London Allowance of £2,134 will be payable in addition to salary.

Applications are invited for the post of the StoryFutures Academy Administration Officer. The post holder will have a key responsibility to work closely with creative industry partners and the National Film & Television School in administering the National Centre for Immersive Storytelling. 

The StoryFutures Academy Administration Officer is a key and pivotal role within the team and is at the heart of the systems and processes which ensure the delivery of work programmes with thousands of creatives and hundreds of high-profile organisations across the UK. The post holder must be proactive and have excellent communication skills. You will liaise with team members from the NFTS and Royal Holloway: from research, professional services, training, creative industry and education backgrounds.

As such, the ideal candidate will have experience of working in an office environment in either universities or creative industries.

You must have excellent organisational skills and the ideal candidate will be skilled in managing digital administration tools such as Zoom, Slack, Basecamp, Zoho and Doodle. You should welcome the opportunity take a proactive approach to administrative duties, and be able to approach multi-layered processes in a considered and methodical way. You should be comfortable in managing your work load to ensure that requests for administrative support are dealt with quickly and efficiently while the core tasks associated with your role are not neglected.

The role sits at Royal Holloway as part of an interdisciplinary Centre for Digital Creativity, providing a dynamic environment that connects creative industries with world leading researchers.

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 6- month post in the first instance but with the possibility of extension, available from 01 February 2021. This post is based in Egham, Surrey, with the expectation of remote working for the first half of 2021. The successful applicant will spend significant time liaising with industry partners across the UK. An attractive relocation package is available.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at:

Candidates should supply an online link to their creative practice research and/or professional work in a relevant area of social media as part of their application, under ‘Additional Information’. 

Please quote the reference: 0121-004

Closing Date: Midnight, Wednesday 3 February 2021 

Interview Date: Tuesday 9 February 2021

Applicants should download interview instructions from the Royal Holloway recruitment website. Shortlisted candidates will be required to undertake test of their administrative skills as part of the interview process.

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