Assistant Communications Manager
Salary: £24,285 to £28,936 Pro rata per annum
Part Time, 21 hours, Fixed Term for 12 months
Closing Date: Thursday 12 July 2018
The Wessex Institute is part of the University of Southampton (ranked top 1% in the world). Handling contracts including the NIHR (National Institute for Health Research) Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre (NETSCC) we manage and maximise the impact of ground-breaking medical research programmes, influencing the future of healthcare delivery across the UK and medicine worldwide.
We are looking for an Assistant Communications Managers to join our Communications team, part of the Public Involvement and External Engagement (PIEE) team. The post is available on a 0.6fte 12 month fixed term contract basis.
Interviews are likely to be held during August 2018.
The post would suit someone who is naturally well organised, enjoys working as part of a busy and varied team, has a flexible approach to work and is able to demonstrate initiative. You should be qualified to at least A Level (or equivalent) and have excellent written and oral communication skills, a creative and innovative approach to work, and the ability to develop positive working relationships with colleagues of all levels across Wessex Institute and with external stakeholders. Ideally, you will have a knowledge of digital communications and experience of working on campaigns using website and social media channels would be desirable. Strong team-working skills are essential and you will join an enthusiastic and supportive team.
The University of Southampton is in the top one per cent of universities worldwide and has an international reputation for research, teaching and enterprise activities. The University offers excellent benefits including generous holidays, flexible working arrangements and the opportunity to develop your career in a professional and friendly working environment
The Wessex Institute is a community of multidisciplinary academics, professionals and specialists, working together to improve the health and wealth of the nation through research. We are based at the Chilworth Science Park which offers a pleasant, spacious and green working environment, with coffee shop, childcare facilities, limited free car parking, and cycle parking facilities. It has good transport access, including a commuter bus link.
Please click the apply button. If you need any assistance, please call Ita Holmes (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 9002. Please quote reference 1021618VB on all correspondence.