Communications Assistant

Ningbo, China
07 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Closing Date: 18 September 2017

Contract Status: Full-time

Vacancy: 1

Salary & Benefits: RMB83,000 to RMB131,000 per annum before all deductions, depending on qualifications and experience

Working Location: Ningbo



  • Educated to degree level;
  • Understanding of trends in e-marketing;
  • Be able to copywrite accurate and compelling content for marketing collateral;
  • Good photography/filming skills;
  • Digital Image editing skills;
  • Excellent communication (written and spoken in both English and Chinese languages), negotiation and presentation skills, including an ability to express complex ideas simply in a range of formats — print and online;
  • Evidence of strongly developed people skills, with an ability to deal with a wide range of people within a complex organisation, securing agreement and a sense of common purpose;
  • Ability to work on own initiative, establish goals and deliver positive outcomes;
  • The ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining quality standards;
  • Exceptional attention to detail;
  • Demonstrable experience of managing social media and developing social media campaigns;
  • Understanding of the importance of marketing for the delivery of corporate objectives; and evidence of ability to translate this into action with positive outcomes;
  • Understanding of the changing marketing environment and ability to develop and implement strategies to take advantage of changing trends;


  • Marketing and/or communications qualifications;
  • Professional photography/filming skills;
  • Experience of copywriting, or working within, international Higher Education or research fields;
  • Experience of delivering in-house publications;
  • Experience of planning, implementing and measuring marketing events and programmes (preferably in HE) to support strategic objectives.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the Deputy Director of Communications in the day-to-day planning, development and implementation of communications activities;
  • Plan and produce content for the University social media channels;
  • Manage the University's main social media channels, blogging platform and monitor all UNNC social media accounts and provide advice to;
  • Offer guidance, support and training in using social media for colleagues who run departmental accounts;
  • Research and draft accurate and compelling media releases and articles on every aspect of University life and work;
  • Use digital and online resources to disseminate stories to a wide audience;
  • Produce social media analytics;
  • Organise photography and video projects for the University;
  • Support the development of promotional materials, working closely with the marketing team at The University of Nottingham in the UK to ensure branding;
  • Support marketing events, including open days and provide marketing support for some of the University's corporate events;
  • Participate in training and staff development events as trainer or trainee as appropriate;
  • Any other duties as appropriate to support the Communications and Marketing Team
  • Maintain appropriate professional development, expertise and awareness;
  • Undertake other tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be required.

This job description may be subject to revision following discussion with the person appointed and forms part of the contract of employment

How to Apply

Please send job application with the following documents before the closing date:

  1. UNNC Application Form (please download from here);
  2. Cover Letter;
  3. CV.

Please kindly note that all documents should be completed in English and in Word/ PDF format.

Late or incomplete application will not be considered to be shortlisted.

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