PR, Press and Communications Officer

Recruiter
EASYWEB NFP RECRUITMENT
Location
Gloucester
Salary
27373.00 - 34480.00 GBP Annual
Posted
15 Aug 2019
Closes
12 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

PR, Press and Communications Officer

This is an exciting time to join an organisation with an important role in the UK's world-class higher education sector.

Higher education is changing across the UK, and our client is evolving to meet its needs. They are the UK's independent quality body for higher education with a mission to safeguard and improve the quality of UK higher education, wherever it is delivered in the world. They have already started work as the designated quality body for higher education in England, and their new membership scheme was launched in July. They're changing the way they work and introducing new services to benefit universities and colleges in the UK and support their operation globally.

Position: PR, Press and Communications Officer
Location: Gloucester
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: GBP27,373 to GBP34,480 per annum dependent upon knowledge, skills and experience
Benefits: 25 days holiday (increasing to 28 days after 2 years' service and 30 days after 5 years' service), Christmas closure, SAUL pension, employee health care, occupational health services, employee assistance programme, eye test vouchers, complimentary tea and coffee, work-life balance, travel to work loans, limited number of free parking spaces. For more information on our benefits please contact their HR Team

Closing Date: 11th September 2019

About the role:

They are looking for a talented and enthusiastic PR, Press and Communications Officer, who shares our clients commitment to improving and promoting the UK's world class reputation for delivering a quality higher education experience for all students.

This role within their Governance, Policy and Communications department is responsible for the operation of their public relations, press office and social media work. The role supports the promotion of their membership services, commercial services and international activity.

For more detailed information on the role please visit their website.

About you:

They are looking for someone who has experience within a similar role; developing and handling public relations and press work, responding quickly and appropriately to developing situations including liaison with and briefing of senior colleagues.

It's important that you are confident handling national, regional and specialist media enquiries and have excellent verbal communication skills, briefing journalists and other stakeholders on issues relevant to UK higher education.

Our client values equality and diversity and recognises the benefits this brings. They welcome applications from all qualified people and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills.

If you have not heard from our client within three weeks of the closing date for this vacancy, then your application has not been successful. Please be aware that they are unable to provide feedback on individual job applications.

You may have experience of the following: PR, Press and Communications Officer, PR Officer, Press Officer, Communications Officer, Communications Assistant, Communications Manager, PR Manager, etc.

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