Communications, Web and Social Media Officer

The University of Edinburgh - College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

We are looking for an experienced and proactive Communications, Web and Social Media Officer to join a friendly team at the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science (SGSSS). You will be responsible for implementing our communication strategy and use your knowledge of web content and social media to engage our HEI partners and key stakeholders across Scotland. You will need to be creative, self-motivated and have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills. As the SGSSS’s communications lead, you will be an excellent communicator who will establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues within SGSSS, internal departments and external partners to produce innovative, ‘on brand’ marketing materials for campaigns and the promotion of studentship competitions, knowledge exchange opportunities such as internships, and training opportunities including the annual summer school. You will also provide professional advice to colleagues on their approach to communication to maintain consistency and maximise impact. You will use relevant measures to evaluate the effectiveness of delivered activities, and implement changes that continuously improve our communications approach.

The post is based in the University of Edinburgh within the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences although the postholder will be expected to work closely with the Directorate, other team members within the SGSSS and with the 16 member institutions across Scotland.

This full time (35 hours per week) position is available from 1st November 2017 until end October 2020.

This position is also available for secondment.

Salary: £22, 214 - £25,728 per annum

Closing date: 5pm (GMT) Tuesday 14th November 2017

It is anticipated that interviews will take place on 22nd November 2017.

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