UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON

Student Communications Coordinator

Location
Southampton, United Kingdom
Salary
£26,396 to £31,411 Per annum
Posted
07 Dec 2022
End of advertisement period
03 Jan 2023
Ref
2091922AJ
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Student Communications

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £26,396 to £31,411 Per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Tuesday 03 January 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2091922AJ

The University of Southampton is a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group and we have a global reputation for delivering world-class education, research and enterprise that makes a real impact on society’s biggest challenges.

We are passionate about creating an environment in which you can thrive.  We welcome like-minded people into our community: people who care about changing the world, and who share our passion and vision for creating an innovative and forward-thinking learning and research environment. 

The Job 

You will be part of a talented team that exists to effectively engage and communicate with students to keep them well-informed, promote opportunities, and empower them to thrive in their teaching, learning and student life. 

The Student Communications Team is looking for a talented and highly organised professional to coordinate communications activity, support the team and produce content that will engage our student audience.

The successful candidate 

You will be passionate about connecting with our students and building their sense of belonging to our vibrant university community. You will have experience of a range of communications activities, excellent writing skills and be enthusiastic about creating great content. 

Your exceptional organisational skills and attention to detail will enable you to provide consistent planning and administrative support to the team, including regular reporting on metrics. Ideally you will have a knowledge of, or a background in, student communications or marketing.

What we can offer you  

By joining the University of Southampton you will have access to a wide range of benefits including a generous annual leave allowance (supplemented by University closure days and public holidays) and excellent family leave arrangements (Including maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave).  There is also a great range of professional development training to support your ambitions. You will work in a hybrid way, with a mix of office and home working, and you will be provided with what you need to help you deliver in your role.

We are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect, and equality of opportunity. We select candidates based on merit and ability and aspire to thrive in the diversity of our workforce.  We welcome applications from all candidates with an interest in the role and those who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities.

Contact 

If you are keen to apply for a role in our Student Communications Team and would like an informal chat then please contact Luke Shearing, Head of Student Communications on l.r.shearing@soton.ac.uk.  

This position is being offered on a full-time, permanent basis

Application Procedure  

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Jane Sturgeon (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk  Please quote reference 2091922AJ on all correspondence. 

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