PR Officer. Marketing and Communications

Recruiter
Leicester College
Location
Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary
£9,379 - £10,206
Posted
31 Aug 2017
Closes
18 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

PR Officer. Marketing and Communications. Part Time. 18.5 hours per week. Permanent. Term Time. 40 weeks per year

We are one of the largest Further Education Colleges in the UK with more than 22,000 learners studying with us on a wide range of courses. Our mission is to equip people with the skills they need to be successful in education, in work and business and in their personal lives.

The Marketing and Communications department is looking for a PR Officer to identify stories to build the profile and reputation of Leicester College, both locally and in national and trade press. The PR Officer will be responsible for a range of communications channels including, press releases, editorial articles, advertorial content, case studies, and blogs.

We are looking for a motivated individual who is able to use their initiative to source stories to positively promote the College.

You will have a communications or journalism degree, or equivalent experience in a relevant field and be able to communicate well with colleagues to provide expert advice and guidance on media relations.

Salary: £21,426-£23,315 pro rata per annum actual salary £9,379-£10,206 per annum

Closing date: 17 September 2017

Interviews: 29 September 2017

Leicester College is proud of its diverse workforce and welcomes applications from the whole community. 

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