Internal Communications and Events Officer

Greenwich, United Kingdom
£24,948 to £27,929 plus £5018 London weighting per annum
28 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
16 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Marketing Communications - PR & Internal Communications

Location: Greenwich Campus
Salary: £24,948 to £27,929 plus £5018 London weighting per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date: Friday 23 September 2022
Closing Date: Sunday 16 October 2022
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: MERFAIR07

This role supports to the Senior Internal Communications Officer in implementing the university’s Internal Communications Strategy and delivering effective communications, campaigns and events as we deliver our ambitious Strategy 2030. 

You will take a lead on planning for, organising and delivering high quality events for our staff and students, including our annual staff awards, working with partners across the university as well as external organisations to deliver engaging, informative and relevant sessions. 

In addition, you will work on identifying and creating engaging content to maximise staff and student engagement using existing channels and processes and developing new channels to help build an informed and engaged staff and student community at the University of Greenwich.  

You will be responsible for creating, coordinating and tracking communications & events plans to ensure they link to our vision and values and are delivered to agreed timescales. You will drive and support the development of people recognition initiatives, celebrating our staff and student achievements across our community.  We are looking for someone who has excellent organisation skills and who will act as a champion across the university, while paying attention to detail when organising logistics and supporting content for inspiring university events and videos.  

You will work closely with the Senior Internal Communications & Engagement Officer, the Human Resources team and senior leaders to support the buy in of the staff engagement plan and will quickly establish a strong internal network across the university.  You will also work with and support our student ambassadors, helping them to deliver communications that meet our brand standards and align to our strategic priorities.

For more information about this role please contact Kelly Powell, Head of Communications (

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission. 

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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