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Communications Officer

Communications Officer

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    Communications, MarComms & Digital

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    Up to £28,000 FTE

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    Leighton Davy

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    about 1 month ago

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Are you a communications assistant or officer looking for a role where you can really make your mark and contribute significantly to the organisation's communications strategy?

If so, an independent research, education charity are looking to appoint a Communications and information Officer who will work closely with the Chief Executive and other members of organisation to plan and deliver communications to key stakeholders, such as their subscriber institutions, the research community and the general public. You will write, edit, co-ordinate and publish content across various channels, including the website, social media, and print and online marketing materials.

You will work with the Chief Executive and other members of the team to plan and implement communications and marketing campaigns for the charity and monitor their effectiveness, while progressively improving organisational understanding of what works for different audiences.

Contract type – Part-time (0.6 or 0.8)

Salary: up to £28,000 FTE

Your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • As Communications and information Officer, you will be tasked to provide communications and marketing support for the charity, raising awareness of the charity, its work programme and issues of research integrity in general

  • Work with the Chief Executive and others to plan and deliver a communications and marketing strategy for the charity and monitor its effectiveness through analysis and reports

  • The Communications and information Officer will source, and liaise with, external events communications/marketing organisations as required to deliver the charity's communications and marketing strategy

  • Liaise with other staff to inform the communications and marketing activities of the charity

  • To liaise with and support the Events Officer to deliver and publicise the charity's programme of in-person and online events and training courses, including the co-ordination/production of video/audio recordings, editing and publication

Your experience will include

  • As the Communications and information Officer, you will have experience of planning, delivering and measuring the impact of a communications/marketing strategy

  • Experience of working in a communications or marketing role, with proven experience of working on diverse and wide-ranging communications activities across a variety of different forms of media and channels

  • Experience of writing, editing, co-ordinating and publishing content across various channels, including website, social media, and print and online marketing materials

  • Experience of measuring the impact of communications activities and adapting strategies as a result of the findings.

  • Ability to communicate complex information and concepts in an accessible manner, to both expert and lay audiences

  • Ability to work to work under pressure, meet deadlines, prioritise and manage own workload and display good organisational skills

  • Experience of using/managing CRM systems and Mail Chimp/Campaign Monitor or similar package for mail management

With excellent staff benefits and the chance and be the go-to comms person within the organisation, this is a great opportunity for a Communications and information Officer looking to gain experience in planning and delivering a communications strategy and support a charity whose aims are to share best practice within the community by facilitating discussions about key issues, informing national and international initiatives, and working to improve research culture, giving confidential expert guidance and offering support to the public, researchers and organisations to further good practice in academic, scientific and medical research

To apply for the role, please submit your CV and a 400-600-word supporting statement by the closing date of 03/08/22 with interviews to be arranged the following week.


We look forward to receiving your application.

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help with making the application process work for you.