Corporate Communications Coordinator

Global Marketing and Business

As one of the top 30 universities in the UK, with a global reputation for academic excellence, Northumbria University has many stories to tell and successes to share with a wide variety of audiences and stakeholders.

We’re looking for a creative corporate communications coordinator who will help build Northumbria’s internal reputation through integrated, innovative staff and student communications campaigns and activities. You will have an inclusive approach to developing staff and student communications, employing a blend of traditional tools and channels alongside digital, social media and other available routes to reach both audiences. You will have direct experience in an internal communications role.  You’ll be able to write in a clear, concise, and grammatically correct manner and able adapt your style in order to engage with a wide variety of audiences. 

You’ll work with our Student Communications Manager and Assistant Director (Corporate Communications) to support delivery, evaluation and continuous improvement of corporate level communications activities for staff and students.

This includes supporting the planning, drafting, editing, delivery, evaluation and continuous improvement of corporate level communication content and activity for staff and students delivering integrated communications campaigns and activity across multiple channels. You will have a strong news gathering ethos and awareness of upcoming national agendas affecting the higher education sector to feed into student and staff communications and support the team to position the university to comment on current issues.

You’ll have experience of delivering events for different audience groups, media monitoring and reporting and experience of supporting the corporate response to negative or crisis situations. 

In addition to the highly rewarding working environment this position offers, you will also be entitled to take advantage of a range of great rewards and benefits.

This is a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave for approximately 14 months commencing in October 2022.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact james2.fox@northumbria.ac.uk . 

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now’ and submit a Covering Letter and your CV and where relevant any documents specifically requested in the Role Description and Person Specification.

If you are successful in your application for this role, you will be employed by Northumbria University Services Limited.  Further details can be found at https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/work-for-us/nu-services-limited/.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.

Please note this vacancy will close on 19/07/2022

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