Senior Communications Officer, Elizabeth Blackwell Institute

Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
£32548 - £36613 pro rata
01 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Senior Communications Officer, Elizabeth Blackwell Institute

Job number   SUPP103679

Division/School  Research and Enterprise Development

Contract type  Fixed term contract staff

Working pattern  Part time

Salary   £32548 - £36613 pro rata

Closing date for applications   20-Nov-2017

The Elizabeth Blackwell Institute, University of Bristol, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic communications professional to help us raise awareness and profile of the Institute locally, nationally and internationally.

You will act as editor, copywriter, commissioner and social media manager/coordinator for the Institute working extensively with internal and external stakeholders. With excellent core skills across the communications mix, including web, social media, campaign design, branding, partnerships and events, you will have experience of turning complex information into inspiring, creative and impactful communications that engage different audiences.

Working alongside the University of Bristol Communications and Marketing Division, you will have an excellent understanding of media relations, marketing, PR and publishing. This role will give you an opportunity to devise and implement communications campaigns to enhance the reputation of the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute and the University of Bristol in a wide range of contexts such as creating environment for interdisciplinary research at the University, academic research excellence and support for early career researchers, our work on building partnerships between academia and external partners, and our public engagement activities.

We offer an exciting and dynamic work environment, that spans health and biomedical research across the University and is embedded within the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute, which is named after the first woman to be on the UK Medical Register.

We suggest that applicants pay close attention to the essential and desirable criteria for the role when completing their applications.

The role is offered as a 24 month, fixed term, contract in the first instance with possibility of extension.

Closing date for applications is 20th November 2017. 

Contact for informal discussions Nina Couzin 

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.